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Pessary use in pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.
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PMID:  20508777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
With the aging population in the United States, there has been a renewed interest in pessaries as a conservative alternative to surgical repair for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). They present a good option for patients who have not completed childbearing, do not desire surgery, or are poor surgical candidates. Long-term pessary use is a safe and effective option for patients with POP and stress urinary incontinence. Although serious side effects are infrequent, insertion and removal of most pessary types still pose a challenge for many patients. Pessary design should continue to improve, making its use a more attractive option.
Keisha A Jones; Oz Harmanli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews in obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  2153-8166     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-28     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2014-08-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101479674     Medline TA:  Rev Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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