What Is Prolapse?

A Lesson In Prolapse Anatomy...

Vaginal & Uterovaginal Prolapse


Repair Goals

Advantages of Laparoscopic Repair

Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques

Landmark Papers by Adlap Surgeons

Repair Goals

Our goal for patients with uterovaginal and vaginal prolapse are:

It is very important to understand that the uterus, per se, has no bearing or effect on vaginal support. Therefore, a hysterectomy should not be considered as part of repair surgery for uterovaginal or vaginal prolapse, unless there is distinct causal pathology involving the uterus.

The length of the vagina in a normal adult female is approximately 10 to 12 cm. Standing, the lower third of the vagina is pointing 90° to the floor and her upper two-thirds of vagina is at an angle almost parallel to the floor and directly toward her lower backbone.