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.
Review Date 4/20/2022
Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General Surgery Practice Specializing in Breast Cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.