Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and urinary incontinence (UI) are common conditions affecting many adult women today.
Le Fort’s operation which was commonly done in the past has been superseded by newer techniques but is an excellent method for elderly fragile women who does not have active and sexual life.
In patients who cannot withstand general anaesthesia or having high peri-operative risk but want to get rid of symptoms Le forts’s operation still holds a viable option. The Patient should be counseled about sexual functions as she would not be able to participate in sexual intercourse after procedure well before hand opting for Le Fort’s operation.
Le fort’s operation, though of historical interest, is an excellent option in elderly female for prolapse of uterus.