Epidemiology and prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse.

@article{Chow2013EpidemiologyAP,
  title={Epidemiology and prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse.},
  author={Denise Chow and Larissa V. Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={293-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The purpose of this review is to discuss the epidemiology and prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse. RECENT FINDINGS There will be an increase in demand for pelvic floor treatment as the aging population increases in number. Identification of modifiable risk factors may help in patient counseling and prevention in patients at risk for developing pelvic organ prolapse. SUMMARY As the elderly population is expected to double in number by the year 2030, pelvic organ prolapse… CONTINUE READING
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