sacrospinous ligament


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sa·cro·spi·nous lig·a·ment

[TA]
the fibrous band that passes from the ischial spine to the sacrum and coccyx.

sa·cro·spi·nous lig·a·ment

(sā'krō-spī'nŭs lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
The fibrous band that passes from the ischial spine to the sacrum and coccyx.

sacrospinous ligament

The ligament extending from the spine of the ischium to the sacrum and coccyx in front of the sacrotuberous ligament.
See also: ligament
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A retrospective study was conducted to select endometriotic patients in our hospital from January 2013 to December 2014, and the patients with sacrospinous ligament infiltration.
Pelvic organ prolapse treatment modalities based on minimally invasive and laparoscopic and robotic interventions Interventions Success rate Transvaginal sacrospinous ligament 50%-100% suspension stapled fixation Anterior suturing device 90% Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy 78%-100% Robotic-assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy 84%-100% TABLE 4.
A surgical procedure that avoids the inconvenience of urinary tract dysfunction should be pursued when an anterior compartment prolapse repair is performed using mesh anchored to the sacrospinous ligament via an anterior approach.
(6) The authors of that clinical trial recently revealed that at the 5-year follow-up, these failure rates progressed to 70% for sacrospinous ligament fixation and 61% for uterosacral ligament suspension (data presented at the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Orlando, Florida).
This study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of sacrospinous ligament fixation for vault suspension in patients of vault prolapse.
A total of 186 underwent sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSLF), while 188 patients underwent uterosacral ligament suspension (ULS).
It must be kept in mind that certain prolapse procedures, such as sacrospinous ligament fixation and colpocleisis, have a particularly high risk of postoperative occult SUI.
* extraperitoneal vaginal colpopexy (eg, sacrospinous ligament suspension, or SSLS, 57282)
Sacrospinous ligament fixation and modified McCall culdoplasty during vaginal hysterectomy for advanced uterovaginal prolapse.
The Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit and Uphold Vaginal Support System (both from Boston Scientific) and the Elevate Apical and Posterior Prolapse Repair System (American Medical Systems) use an anterior compartment approach, and use the sacrospinous ligament as their principal anchor of support, he said.
Corticosteroid injection at the sacrospinous ligament insertion decreases pain (SOR: B, RCT).