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2022 May 23

Surg Radiol Anat

Relationships between pelvic nerves and levator ani muscle for posterior sacrocolpopexy: an anatomic study.


Rocher G, Azaïs H, Favier A, Uzan C, Castela M, Moawad G, Lavoué V, Morandi X, Nyangoh Timoh K, Canlorbe G
Surg Radiol Anat. 2022 May 23.
PMID: 35604460.


The placement of posterior mesh during pelvic organ prolapse laparoscopic surgery has been incriminated as responsible for postoperative adverse outcomes such as digestive symptoms, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual dysfunction. These complications may be related to neural injuries that occur during the fixation of the posterior mesh on the levator ani muscle.