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Do you want to keep your uterus? Hysteropexy: techniques, outcomes and patient preferences
Description
This presentation will discuss the trend of uterine preservation in urogynecology, and review various surgical techniques for hysteropexy. This talk will focus on the role of uterine preservation from the patient perspective with a close examination of prolapse outcomes, surgical morbidity and patient valuation.
Learning Objectives
1. To understand the trend of uterine preserving surgeries in gynecology and urogynecology
2. Review standard techniques for uterine preserving surgeries
3. To understand the variables that are important to patients and providers when deciding on uterine preservatino
4. Discuss the pros and cons of uterine preservation when accounting for prolapse outcomes and surgical morbidity
5. To learn about the Value of Uterus (VALUS) scale to measure preferences for uterine preservation.
Faculty





Olivia H. Chang, MD, MPH 

Dr. Chang is a Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. Her clinical and research interest include complex vaginal reconstruction, uterine-preserving surgeries and the impact of the genital hiatus on prolapse outcomes. She has extensive experience in medical education and training simulation, particularly in low-resource settings.
Summary
Availability: No future session
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: No Credit Offered
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