Bart M. W. Broekman

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Pessaries have been used to treat women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) since the beginning of recorded history. This review aims to assess the effect of pessary treatment on the disease-specific, health-related quality of life in women with pelvic organ prolapse. After a Medline search using the Mesh term 'pessary' and critical appraisal, 41 articles were(More)
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS To identify practice variation in management of patients with a vaginal pessary for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). METHODS A nationwide survey was sent to all Dutch gynecologists with a special interest in urogynecology. RESULTS The response rate was 59 %. Of the respondents, 13 % had a written protocol for pessary treatment in(More)
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