Epidemiology of surgically managed pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.

@article{Olsen1997EpidemiologyOS,
  title={Epidemiology of surgically managed pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.},
  author={Ambre L. Olsen and Virginia J Smith and John O. Bergstrom and Joyce Colling and Amanda L. Clark},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={501-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of surgically managed pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in a population-based cohort, and to describe their clinical characteristics. METHODS Our retrospective cohort study included all patients undergoing surgical treatment for prolapse and incontinence during 1995; all were members of Kaiser Permanente Northwest, which included 149,554 women age 20 or older. A standardized data-collection form was used to review all inpatient and outpatient… CONTINUE READING
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