UM Guidelines
Sacral Colpopexy, Abdominal Approach

Inpatient and Surgical Care (ISC)

BCBST last reviewed December 17, 2014*


Care Planning - Inpatient Admission and Alternatives

Clinical Indications for Procedure

Alternatives to Procedure


Goal Length Of Stay: Ambulatory

Note: Goal length of stay assumes optimal recovery, decision-making, and care. Patients may be discharged to a lower level of care (either later than or sooner than the goal) when it is appropriate for their clinical status and care needs.

Extended Stay

Discharge Destination


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