Pelvic Organ Prolapse News and Research

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Prolapse affects one in two women over the age of 50 years and has an overall prevalence of 30-50%. Women may expect to have an 11-12% chance of having to have surgical repair for prolapse, and one-third will need a repeat surgery
Abdominal sacrocolpopexy procedure effectively provides relief from POP symptoms

Abdominal sacrocolpopexy procedure effectively provides relief from POP symptoms

Study evaluates durability of abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse

Study evaluates durability of abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse

Study evaluates mesh-related complications for surgical management of female POP

Study evaluates mesh-related complications for surgical management of female POP

Many women undertreat pelvic floor disorders and suffer in silence

Many women undertreat pelvic floor disorders and suffer in silence

Montefiore launches first fellowship program in Women's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Montefiore launches first fellowship program in Women's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sling device a good shot for vaginal prolapse repair

Sling device a good shot for vaginal prolapse repair

Mid-urethral sling may reduce risk of urinary incontinence after surgery

Mid-urethral sling may reduce risk of urinary incontinence after surgery

Midurethral slings can prevent pre-operative urinary incontinence in women with vaginal prolapse

Midurethral slings can prevent pre-operative urinary incontinence in women with vaginal prolapse

LUHS opens new center to treat women with pelvic-floor disorders

LUHS opens new center to treat women with pelvic-floor disorders

Endo fourth quarter total revenues increase 57% to $803.4 million

Endo fourth quarter total revenues increase 57% to $803.4 million

FDA asks makers of vaginal mesh to respond to safety queries

FDA asks makers of vaginal mesh to respond to safety queries

Scott & White gynecologist receives Honorary Fellowship from RANZCOG

Scott & White gynecologist receives Honorary Fellowship from RANZCOG

NIH selects Women & Infants to participate in Pelvic Floor Disorders Network

NIH selects Women & Infants to participate in Pelvic Floor Disorders Network

Boston Scientific releases statement on safety, effectiveness of surgical mesh for POP and SUI

Boston Scientific releases statement on safety, effectiveness of surgical mesh for POP and SUI

Transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse may pose greater risk, warns FDA

Transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse may pose greater risk, warns FDA

Loss of elasticity and protein breakdown cause pelvic organ prolapse

Loss of elasticity and protein breakdown cause pelvic organ prolapse

Mesh surgery more effective for patients with pelvic organ prolapse

Mesh surgery more effective for patients with pelvic organ prolapse

Caldera's Desara Mini implant for Stress Urinary Incontinence receives CE Mark certification

Caldera's Desara Mini implant for Stress Urinary Incontinence receives CE Mark certification

Simbionix to exhibit new training simulator for pelvic floor repair at ACOG

Simbionix to exhibit new training simulator for pelvic floor repair at ACOG

Fibulin-5 protein can help prevent pelvic organ prolapse development in women

Fibulin-5 protein can help prevent pelvic organ prolapse development in women