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Sacrospinous fixation SSF (hysteropexy)

Sacrospinous fixation (hysteropexy) surgery helps restore support to the uterus or vaginal vault in the case of a previous hysterectomy (uterus removal).

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It is an operation to treat a prolapsed womb or top of the vagina (in case of a previous hysterectomy). The procedure is performed through an incision in the back wall of the vagina. The top of vagina or the cervix is hitched up to a strong ligament at the back of the pelvis, the Sacrospinous ligament.

The operation is very successful with success rates of about 90% in curing the prolapse.

As with any surgical procedure and general anaesthetic, there is a degree of risk involved. The risks and complications will be discussed by the treating Consultant. Some general surgical risks are:

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Infection
  • Buttock pain that may last for a few weeks
  • Allergic reaction to drugs or anaesthetic

Most women need 8-12 weeks off work after surgery for prolapse. To prevent your surgery from failing you must avoid any heavy lifting, carrying or any strain on the abdomen for 8 weeks. You should also make sure you drink plenty of water and follow a sensible diet high in fibre to avoid constipation.

Sacrospinous fixation

Please be aware that the following prices are a guide price. Your final price will be confirmed in writing following your consultation and any necessary diagnostic tests.

Patient pathway Initial consultation Diagnostic Investigations Main treatment Post discharge care Guide price
Hospital fees N/A Not included £7,450 Included £7,450
Consultants fees from £200 N/A Included Included £200
Guide price £7,650

When you choose to go private with Circle Health Group, you can expect:   

  • Flexible appointment times and locations to fit your routine  
  • The freedom to choose which hospital and Consultant suit your needs  
  • Personalised, Consultant-led treatment plans tailored to your individual needs  
  • Comfortable and safe private facilities maintained by expert multidisciplinary teams  
  • Support by the same compassionate clinical team from beginning to end  
  • Affordable, fixed-price packages with aftercare included  
  • Flexible payment options to spread the cost of your care

If you would like to learn more about this procedure, book your appointment online today or call a member of our team directly on 0141 300 5009.

Specialists offering Sacrospinous fixation SSF (hysteropexy)

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Mr Philip Reginald

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetricians

MD, FRCOG, MBBS

The Princess Margaret Hospital

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Mr Surajit Mitra

Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

MD, FRCOG, Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (MAS)

The Kings Oak Hospital 1 more The Cavell Hospital

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Mr Glefy Furtado

Consultant Urogynaecologist/Gynaecologist

MBBS, DGO, MRCOG

The Princess Margaret Hospital

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Dr Chris Hardwick

Consultant Gynaecologist

MB ChB, FRCOG

Ross Hall Hospital 1 more Ross Hall Clinic Braehead

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