Estrogen levels and estrogen receptors in patients with stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

@article{Lang2003EstrogenLA,
  title={Estrogen levels and estrogen receptors in patients with stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.},
  author={Jinghe Lang and Lan Zhu and Zih Jie Sun and Jie Chen},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={35-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the histologic characteristics of tissues presumed to be the cause of urinary stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. METHODS Cardinal ligament and uterosacral ligament samples were obtained from 73 women undergoing hysterectomy. The evaluation of estrogen receptors (ERs) by immunohistochemical staining was semi-quantitative. Serum estrogen was determined by ELISA. Statistical analyses were performed by the independent-sample t-test and one-way ANOVA… CONTINUE READING

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