Biochemical evaluation of the supporting structure of pelvic organs in selected numbers of premenopausal and postmenopausal Malaysian women.

@article{Aznal2012BiochemicalEO,
  title={Biochemical evaluation of the supporting structure of pelvic organs in selected numbers of premenopausal and postmenopausal Malaysian women.},
  author={Sharifah Sulaiha Syed Aznal and Fong Guan Meng and Sivalingam Nalliah and Annie Tay and Kathires Chinniah and Mohd Faiz Jamli},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={450-5}
}
CONTEXT Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is associated with menopause and changes in the proteins of the pelvic supporting system, but there is scant data on the precise alterations in Malaysian women. AIM The aim of this study is to determine the differences in the extracellular matrices (ECM) of uterosacral ligaments in premenopausal and postmenopausal Malaysian women with or without POP. SETTINGS AND DESIGN The observational study was conducted for 9 months in three general hospitals… CONTINUE READING
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