Nonobstetric risk factors for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse.

  title={Nonobstetric risk factors for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse.},
  author={Ann Miedel and Gunilla Tegerstedt and Marianne Maehle-Schmidt and Olof Nyr{\'e}n and Margareta Hammarstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={113 5},
OBJECTIVE To identify possible nonobstetric risk factors for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse in the general female population. METHODS This was a population-based, cross-sectional study derived from a sample of 5,489 Stockholm women, 30 to 79 years old, who answered a validated questionnaire for the identification of symptomatic prolapse. The 454 women whose answers indicated the presence of such prolapse and the 405 randomly selected control participants with answers that gave no… CONTINUE READING


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