What is a robotic Sacrocolpopexy?
Robotic-assisted sacrocolpopexy is a type of surgery. It is done to repair pelvic organ prolapse. The surgery is done with special tools. Your pelvis is a bowl-shaped cavity made of a set of bones in the lower part of your belly (abdomen). Within this area there are several organs.
How long does Sacrocolpopexy surgery take?
The surgery takes 2-3 hours to complete. When it is over, the patient will be taken to the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) to wake up from anesthesia.
How much does a Sacrocolpopexy cost?
For the Robot Existing robot model, robotic sacrocolpopexy was the most expensive, $8508 per procedure compared with laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy at $7353 and abdominal sacrocolpopexy at $5792.
Is Sacrocolpopexy safe?
Sacrocolpopexy: This is suspension of the top of the vagina to the inside of the tailbone using a strip of mesh. The average rate of mesh erosion following mesh sacrocolpopexy ranges from 1.9% – 5%. As with slings, the FDA has stated that mesh use for sacrocolpopexy is safe and effective as of 2019.
Is Robotic Sacrocolpopexy safe?
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy is an efficient and safe surgical option for the repair of POP, especially for patients with anterior vault prolapse.
What is Da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy?
da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy is a procedure in which the surgeon utilizes a robotic platform to assist in the surgical correction of pelvic organ prolapse. The robotic platform allows the surgeon to control a 3D camera and three robotic arms that are introduced through small incisions in the abdomen.
How long is a robotic Sacrocolpopexy?
A robotic sacrocolpopexy usually takes 15 minutes longer, anywhere from 1.5 to 2 hours. However, the longer length of the operation does not translate in to a longer recovery time.
What is the purpose of a Colpoplasty?
Colpoplasty, which is defined as plastic surgery involving the vagina, has the ability to change the way the urinary tract functions for women.