Pros and Cons of Uterine Prolapse Surgery

Doctors may recommend one of two procedures to address pelvic organ prolapse: sealing part or all of the vagina (obliterative) or restoring the pelvic floor or organ placement (reconstructive). Age, future family plans, and present health problems may all play a role in determining which surgery is best for you, or even whether surgery is even a possibility.

Pros of Pelvic Organ Surgery

  • Pelvic Organ Positioning Enhancement – Surgery restores the positioning of pelvic organs, which eliminates discomfort caused by pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Use of ring pessaries is no longer necessary – After obliterative and reconstructive pelvic organ prolapse surgery. A pessary is a medical device that is placed into the vaginal canal to keep organs from sinking too far and causing pain and suffering.

Cons of the Surgery

  • Risks and Consequences – Regardless of the operation’s success rate or the surgeon’s competence, every surgery has its own set of dangers and consequences. Surgical procedures for pelvic organ prolapse have a significant risk of surgical complications such as infection or bleeding. Surgery may also result in new problems such as pelvic discomfort or urine incontinence. Finally, having surgery does not ensure long-term success.
  • Long Time to Recover – Just though the operation was successful doesn’t guarantee you won’t have pain or discomfort in the future. Surgery necessitates hospitalization, and complete recovery from surgery may take many weeks.
  • Expensive – Surgery is not inexpensive; it may cost anywhere from $6,000 to $9,000, without including extra doctor’s fees or hospitalization costs. Not every lady can afford surgery due to financial constraints.

This sums up both, cons and pros of uterine prolapse surgery.