Nonsurgical management of pelvic organ prolapse.

  title={Nonsurgical management of pelvic organ prolapse.},
  author={Patrick J. Culligan},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={119 4},
Although surgical management of symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is common and often necessary, conservative treatments such as pessaries, pelvic floor muscle training, or both can usually result in symptomatic improvement. When treating patients with POP, health care practitioners should focus primarily on identification and alleviation of POP-related symptoms. It is appropriate to offer nonsurgical management to most people with POP. This article reviews the objective and subjective… CONTINUE READING

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