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Combined rectopexy and sacrocolpopexy for multi compartment pelvic floor prolapse: better outcomes?
This talk will discuss the current evidence regarding surgical technique and postoperative outcomes after combined pelvic organ prolapse repair.
Learning Objectives
  1. Describe the indications for combined pelvic organ prolapse repair.
  2. Know the operative technique of combined robotic ventral rectopexy and sacrocolpopexy.
  3. Critically assess the current literature on postoperative outcomes after combined pelvic organ prolapse repair.

Wolfgang Gaertner, MD is division chief of colon & rectal surgery and associate professor of surgery at the university of Minnesota. He also holds the Stanley M. Goldberg, MD endowed chair in colon & rectal surgery. He completed general surgery residency and colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He is actively involved in both clinical and translational research. His research interests include colorectal oncology, minimally invasive surgery, peritoneal carcinomatosis, diverticulitis, pelvic floor disorders, and the human microbiome.

Accreditation Statement

The American Urogynecologic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Urogynecologic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Financial Relationship Disclosures
Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. AUGS mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs. Furthermore, AUGS seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. AUGS is committed to providing learners with high-quality CME.

Faculty Disclosures

Wolfgang Gaertner serves as a consultant, proctor and speaker for Intuitive, a consultant and speaker for BD, a consultant for Applied Medical and on the advisory board for Coloplast. 

All relevant financial conflicts have been mitigated.

Planner and Staff Disclosures

None of the other planners, reviewers, or AUGS staff have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Availability: No future session
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $50.00
Fellow: $0.00
Student: $0.00
Affiliate: $0.00
Fellow-Program: $0.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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