Can a ring pessary have a lasting effect to reverse uterine prolapse even after its removal?

Abstract

A vaginal ring pessary for uterine prolapse has been considered only to reposition the uterus during fitting and is thus palliative. A ring pessary was fitted in a 71-year-old woman with uterine prolapse to reposition the uterus. When the pessary was removed after 73 months, the prolapse disappeared and did not recur. In another five patients with uterine… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2009.01162.x

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@article{Matsubara2010CanAR, title={Can a ring pessary have a lasting effect to reverse uterine prolapse even after its removal?}, author={Shigeki Matsubara and Yoichi Ohki}, journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research}, year={2010}, volume={36 2}, pages={459-61} }