The effect of genital prolapse on voiding.

  title={The effect of genital prolapse on voiding.},
  author={Lauri J. Romanzi and David C Chaikin and Jerry G. Blaivas},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={161 2},
PURPOSE We determined whether genital prolapse causes obstruction that may be relieved by a vaginal pessary as well as the degree to which voiding difficulty, urethral hypermobility, bladder outlet obstruction, occult stress incontinence, detrusor instability and impaired detrusor contractility are associated with prolapse. MATERIALS AND METHODS We prospectively evaluated 60 women with a mean age of 52 years who had genital prolapse, including 35 (58%) with grade 1 or 2 and 25 (42%) with… CONTINUE READING


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