– Single band with hook connections at each ischial spine and screw on sacral plate
– Penetration force of 1-3 lb/sq. in. to simulate ‘pop’ of puncture with trocar passage
-SS ligament has the “Characteristic” ridges which are palpable on the vaginal and rectal exam
-The ligament originates from the ischial spine and terminates into the lateral sacrum
-Trocar/needle passage can be from above or below the ligament
– Casted rubber with tyvec reinforcement (Poly PT Flex 20 material reinforced with tyvec and smooth cast 305 plate)
Sacral edge lines up with foramina S4 S5, about 3 cm wide as per cadaver studies. Prominent texture can be felt through the vaginal wall.