Outcomes of observation as therapy for pelvic organ prolapse: a study in the natural history of pelvic organ prolapse.

@article{Gilchrist2013OutcomesOO,
  title={Outcomes of observation as therapy for pelvic organ prolapse: a study in the natural history of pelvic organ prolapse.},
  author={Alienor S Gilchrist and William P Campbell and Hannah Steele and Hema D. Brazell and Jonathon W. Foote and S. J. Swift},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={383-6}
}
AIMS To determine the rate of progression or regression of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in subjects with symptomatic POP who decline intervention (pessary or surgery) and elect observation. METHODS Sixty-four patients choosing observation as primary management of symptomatic POP were followed with sequential pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) exams. A change in the leading edge value of ±≥2 cm was considered significant. POP-Q exam results, choice of therapy and symptom severity at… CONTINUE READING
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