Table 1: Patient characteristics and preoperative assessments.

CharacteristicNumberPercent

Age in years (median, range)66 (40–84)
Weight in kg (median, range)75 (48–110)
Parity (median, range)2 (0–4)
Previous treatments
 Oestrogens4670.8
 Physiotherapy4975.4
 Pessary3858.5
 Hysterectomy2843.1
 Prolapse surgery2741.5
Prolapse stage (POPQ) [11]
 23655.4
 32843.1
 411.5
Presenting symptoms
 Vaginal lump5381.5
 Bladder symptoms3756.9
  Urgency2843.1
  Stress2030.8
  Hesitancy/retention1218.5
  Recurrent infection23.1
 Bowel symptoms2640.0
  Evacuation difficulty2233.8
  Faecal/flatal incontinence46.2
 Pain710.8
  Dyspareunia34.6
  Back pain23.1
  Dragging discomfort11.5