AUGS 2012 - Ultra lightweight polypropylene "Y" graft for robotic assisted sacrocolopopexy (RASC): Retrospective anatomic and functional outcomes - Session Highlights

CHICAGO, IL USA (UroToday) - In this study, at a single site, 152 robotic assisted sacrocolopopexy (RASC) graft patients were identified. The mean age was 54.2 years.

Of this group, 53 had prior hysterectomy, 61 had prior prolapse surgery and 47 had prior incontinence surgery. The mean follow-up was 7.3 months and no erosions of the RASC (Restorelle® Y, Coloplast, Corp.) graft were identified. One patient did have a sling erosion. In this study, anatomically, no graft failures occurred.

Researchers reported the product provided excellent anatomic and functional outcomes with minimal risk for erosion.

Presented by NL Guerette* at the annual American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting - October 3 - 6, 2012 - Hilton Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA

* The Female Pelvic Medicine Institute of Virginia, Richmond VA

 Reported for UroToday by Karen Roberts, Medical Editor


augs thumbThis year’s 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is the largest gathering to date with an increase in abstracts (346) and video presentations (41). AUGS reports an overall membership increase at 1,500 members.


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