What is pelvic floor reconstructive surgery?
Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery is a surgical procedure aimed at repositioning the internal organs of the female genital tract.
Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery can be performed in different ways: vaginally, abdominal, laparoscopically or combining the previous ones.
Why is it performed?
Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery aims to position the pelvic structures in order to correct urinary and/or fecal incontinence, pelvic pathologies and pelvic symptoms, as well as to protect sexual function.
What does it consist of?
Pelvic floor reconstruction surgery is performed to support the internal organs of the female pelvis: uterus, bladder and rectum. This procedure is performed with a polypropylene mesh, in order to correct genital problems. It can be performed in different ways: vaginally, abdominal, laparoscopic (minimally invasive) or a combination of the above. The most common way to do it is through the vaginal route.
Preparation for pelvic floor reconstructive surgery
The best option for the patient before undergoing pelvic floor surgery is to undergo vaginal physiotherapy treatment, in order to strengthen the muscles in the area for the intervention. Care after the intervention As it is a minimally invasive surgery, recovery is faster and better with less time in the operating room. Patients can return to their daily lives one week after undergoing surgery.