Elastin density: Link between histological and biomechanical properties of vaginal tissue in women with pelvic organ prolapse?

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The aim of the study was to correlate histological and biomechanical characteristics of the vaginal wall in women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Tissue samples were collected from the anterior [point Ba; POP Questionnaire (POP-Q)] and/or posterior (point Bp; POP-Q) vaginal wall of 15 women who underwent vaginal surgery for POP. Both histological and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00192-015-2901-8

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