The status of pelvic supporting organs in a population of iranian women 18 - 68 years of age and possible related factors.

@article{Garshasbi2006TheSO,
  title={The status of pelvic supporting organs in a population of iranian women 18 - 68 years of age and possible related factors.},
  author={Ahia Garshasbi and Soghrat Faghih-Zadeh and Nader Falah},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={124-8}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE The status of pelvic supporting organs and possible related factors in a population of Iranian women, 18 - 68 years of age, were studied in primary health care centers. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 3,730 women were visited in three primary health care centers. The status of their pelvic supporting organs was measured according to the pelvic organ prolapse quantification system. Stages of prolapse were evaluated for trends in terms of various variables, using the… CONTINUE READING
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