Pessaries

Known as: suppository, Pessary, suppositories 
Devices worn in the vagina to provide support to displaced uterus or rectum. Pessaries are used in conditions such as UTERINE PROLAPSE; CYSTOCELE; or… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND In women with a multiple pregnancy, spontaneous preterm delivery is the leading cause of perinatal morbidity and… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Pelvic organ prolapse is downward descent of female pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus or post-hysterectomy vaginal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To prospectively evaluate the effects of vaginal pessaries on symptoms associated with pelvic organ prolapse and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the responsiveness of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and Pelvic Floor… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to estimate the percentage of women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse who had a successful pessary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE We sought to demonstrate that a positive pessary test could predict postsurgical stress urinary incontinence in women… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The purpose was to determine the effect of vaginal pessaries in patients at risk for spontaneous preterm birth (SPB… (More)
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2002
2002
Pessaries are used for the management of pelvic organ prolapse, but it is unknown whether a pessary will prevent progression of… (More)
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1993
1993
To evaluate the therapeutic usefulness of pessaries in patients with pelvic relaxation, a retrospective study was performed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
From 1967 to 1990, 96 previously untreated patients with cervicovaginal cancer associated with a history of vaginal pessary use… (More)
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