Diagnostic delay in secondary care for lower urinary tract and pelvic organ prolapse symptoms in women

@article{Krissi2012DiagnosticDI,
  title={Diagnostic delay in secondary care for lower urinary tract and pelvic organ prolapse symptoms in women},
  author={Haim Krissi and Ram Eitan and Ram Edward and Yoav Peled},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={286},
  pages={115-118}
}
PurposeMany women suffering from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) symptoms. However, only a fraction actually seeks medical advice shortly after the onset of these symptoms. In this study, we sought to evaluate and compare the delay in seeking medical help in this patient population.MethodsA prospective cohort study was performed among 223 consecutive women who were referred to the urogynecology outpatient clinic for secondary assessment of LUTS and POP… CONTINUE READING

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