Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Levator hiatus dimensions and pelvic floor function in women with and without major defects of the pubovisceral muscle - Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The aim of present study was to compare pelvic floor morphology and function in women with and without major defects of the pubovisceral muscle.

Pelvic floor disorders after vaginal birth: Effect of episiotomy, perineal laceration, and operative birth - Abstract


OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether episiotomy, perineal laceration, and operative delivery are associated with pelvic floor disorders after vaginal childbirth.

Quality of life in women with pelvic floor dysfunction - Abstract

Klinicki centar Vojvodine, Klinika za ginekologiju i akuserstvo, Odeljenje za ginekologiju i urologiju, Novi Sad, Srbija.

Female pelvic floor dysfunction-an imaging perspective - Abstract

Sydney Medical School Nepean, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW 2750, Australia.

Beyond the Abstract - Effects of pelvic organ prolapse repair on urinary symptoms: A comparative study between the laparoscopic and vaginal approach, by Rajeev Ramanah,MD

BERKELEY, CA ( - Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery has a positive impact on most urinary symptoms with improvement in both Urinary Distress Inventory (UDI) and Urinary Distress Inventory (UDI)scores after surgery.

Beyond the Abstract - Laparoscopic promontofixation for pelvic organ prolapse: A 10-year single center experience in a series of 501 patients, by Athanasios Papatsoris MD, MSc, PhD, FEBU, FES

BERKELEY, CA ( - Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs in up to 50% of parous women and the lifetime risk of requiring surgery for POP is more than 10%.

Failures and complications in pelvic floor surgery - Abstract

Consultant Gynecologist and Urogynecologist, ESIC Medical College, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, 560010, India.

Can ballooning of the levator hiatus be determined clinically? - Abstract

Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Unit, University College London Hospitals, London, England, UK.

BJUI Mini Reviews - Pelvic floor disorders: Linking genetic risk factors to biochemical changes

BERKELEY, CA ( - Pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) such as stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) may share a common pathophysiological process related to pelvic floor tissue laxity and loss of support.

Morbidity in elderly women undergoing gynaecological pelvic floor surgery - Abstract

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany.