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Table 2 Perioperative and short-term outcomes (n = 35)

From: Transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery for uterosacral ligament suspension: pilot study of 35 cases of severe pelvic organ prolapse

Variable Values
Intraoperative hysterectomy 20 (57.1)
Preservation of fertility 2 (5.7)
Preservation of uterus 12 (34.3)
Concurrent surgery  
 Anti-incontinence surgery 5 (14.3)
 MUS surgery 3 (8.6)
 Urethral folding 2 (5.7)
 Anterior colporrhaphy 24 (68.6)
 Posterior colporrhaphy 24 (68.6)
Perineal body repair 24 (68.6)
 Ovarian cystectomy 2 (5.7)
 Salpingo-oophorectomy 10 (28.6)
Salpingectomy 2 (5.7)
 Resection of a suspected malignant lesion on the surface of the colon 1 (2.9)
Operative duration (min) 111.7 ± 39.4
Blood loss (ml) 67.9 ± 35.8
Postoperative hospital stay (days) 3.7 ± 1.1
Hospitalization cost (USD) 3408.9 ± 592.6
Overall complications 3
Patients-related complications 3 (8.6)
Intraoperative complications  
 Transfusion 0
 Injury 0
Postoperative complications  
 Infection 1 (2.9)
 Urinary retention 1 (2.9)
 Persistent pain 0
 Haematoma 0
 Constipation 1 (2.9)
 Dyspareunia 0
 De novo SUI 2 (5.7)
 Deep vein thrombosis 0
 Follow-up duration (months) 3.9 ± 3.8 (1–13)
 Recurrence 0
  1. Values are shown as the mean ± standard deviation (range) or n (%)