Pelvic organ prolapse

@article{Jelovsek2007PelvicOP,
  title={Pelvic organ prolapse},
  author={J. E. Jelovsek and C. Maher and M. Barber},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={1027-1038}
}
  • J. E. Jelovsek, C. Maher, M. Barber
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Pelvic organ prolapse is downward descent of female pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus or post-hysterectomy vaginal cuff, and the small or large bowel, resulting in protrusion of the vagina, uterus, or both. Prolapse development is multifactorial, with vaginal child birth, advancing age, and increasing body-mass index as the most consistent risk factors. Vaginal delivery, hysterectomy, chronic straining, normal ageing, and abnormalities of connective tissue or connective-tissue repair… CONTINUE READING
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