Screening of the pelvic organ prolapse without a physical examination; (a community based study)

@inproceedings{Tehrani2011ScreeningOT,
  title={Screening of the pelvic organ prolapse without a physical examination; (a community based study)},
  author={Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani and Somayeh Hashemi and Masoumeh Simbar and Niloofar Shiva},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a silent disorder with a huge impact on women's quality of life. There is limited data from community-based studies conducted to determine the prevalence of POP as its assessment needs a pelvic examination. We aimed to develop a simple screening inventory for identification of pelvic organ prolapse and then evaluate its sensitivity and specificity. METHODS This study had two phases. In the first phase in order to develop a simple inventory for… CONTINUE READING