Pelvic Organ Support Study (POSST): the distribution, clinical definition, and epidemiologic condition of pelvic organ support defects.

@article{Swift2005PelvicOS,
  title={Pelvic Organ Support Study (POSST): the distribution, clinical definition, and epidemiologic condition of pelvic organ support defects.},
  author={Steven E. Swift and Patrick J. Woodman and Amy L O'Boyle and Margie A. Kahn and Michael T. Valley and Deirdre I Bland and Wei Wang and Joe Schaffer},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={192 3},
  pages={795-806}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the distribution of pelvic organ support in a gynecologic clinic population to define the clinical disease state of pelvic organ prolapse and to analyze its epidemiologic condition. STUDY DESIGN This was a multicenter observational study. Subjects who were seen at outpatient gynecology clinics who required an annual gynecologic examination underwent a pelvic organ prolapse quantification examination and completed a prolapse symptom… CONTINUE READING
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