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Ptosis

Known as: Prolapses, caudal displacement, Procidentia 
The protrusion of an organ or part of an organ into a natural or artificial orifice.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Pelvic organ prolapse may occur in up to 50% of parous women. A variety of urinary, bowel and sexual symptoms may be… Expand
Review
2008
Review
2008
CONTEXT Pelvic floor disorders (urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse) affect many women. No… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of and correlates for pelvic organ prolapse. STUDY DESIGN… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • E. Delorme
  • Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association…
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 44561981
Transobturator tape is an artificial tape designed for urethral suspension to treat female stress urinary incontinence. This tape… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
BACKGROUND Intussusception is a form of intestinal obstruction in which a segment of the bowel prolapses into a more distal… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
The clinical features of this complex infection have changed in the past several decades. It is now an infection of older people… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Objective To determine the incidence of surgically managed pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in a population-based… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This article presents a standard system of terminology recently approved by the International Continence Society, the American… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Studies have suggested that restenosis within Palmaz-Schatz stents results from neointimal hyperplasia or chronic… Expand
Review
1990
Review
1990
Objective. —To update recommendations issued by the American Heart Association last published in 1990 for the prevention of… Expand
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