Prediction model and prognostic index to estimate clinically relevant pelvic organ prolapse in a general female population

@article{Hove2009PredictionMA,
  title={Prediction model and prognostic index to estimate clinically relevant pelvic organ prolapse in a general female population},
  author={Marijke C. Ph. Slieker-ten Hove and Annelies L. Pool-Goudzwaard and Marinus J C Eijkemans and R{\'e}gine P M Steegers-Theunissen and Curt W. Burger and Mark Ewout Vierhout},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1013 - 1021}
}
Estimation on prevalence and distribution of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) signs in a general female population is difficult. We therefore developed and validated a prediction model and prognostic instrument. Questionnaires were sent to a general female population (45–85 years). A random sample underwent vaginal examination for POP (POPQ). A prediction model was developed using multivariate analysis and validated in a subgroup of participants. Positive questionnaire-response rate was 46.8% (1,397… CONTINUE READING

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