The surgery is usually effective in repairing the prolapse. The long-term prognosis is excellent.
Usually only 1 or 2 days of hospitalization is all that is required. Expect complete recovery within 4 weeks.
Update Date 7/30/2014
Updated by: Jon A. Daller, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.