Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Correlation of POP-Q posterior compartment measures with defecatory dysfunction - Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The relationships of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) items pb and Bp with defecatory dysfunction were evaluated with the hypothesis that increased values for both items would correlate with symptoms of stool trapping.

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.