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Prolapse literally means "To fall out of place". In medicine, prolapse is a condition where organs, such as the uterus, fall down or slip out of place. It is used for organs protruding through the vagina or the rectum, or for the misalignment of the valves of the heart.
Hysterectomy and mesh support used to repair vaginal prolapse may have similar outcomes

Hysterectomy and mesh support used to repair vaginal prolapse may have similar outcomes

Transobturator sling surgery shows promise for stress urinary incontinence

Transobturator sling surgery shows promise for stress urinary incontinence

Study reveals long-term benefits of stress urinary incontinence surgery

Study reveals long-term benefits of stress urinary incontinence surgery

Genetic variation in heart valve cells of developing fetus creates mitral valve prolapse

Genetic variation in heart valve cells of developing fetus creates mitral valve prolapse

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

Study reveals reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment

Study reveals reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment

FDA orders surgical mesh manufacturers to stop selling and distributing their products in the U.S.

FDA orders surgical mesh manufacturers to stop selling and distributing their products in the U.S.

New vaginal mesh guidelines 'insufficient' and potentially harmful

New vaginal mesh guidelines 'insufficient' and potentially harmful

NSF offers grant to improve treatment approaches for pelvic organ prolapse

NSF offers grant to improve treatment approaches for pelvic organ prolapse

Hidden FDA reports detail harm caused by scores of medical devices

Hidden FDA reports detail harm caused by scores of medical devices

Computational model of the heart’s mitral valve enables customized care for patients

Computational model of the heart’s mitral valve enables customized care for patients

UTA bioengineers aim to develop new method to repair vaginal prolapses in early stages

UTA bioengineers aim to develop new method to repair vaginal prolapses in early stages

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Sudden cardiac death linked to mitral valve prolapse in large Australian study

Sudden cardiac death linked to mitral valve prolapse in large Australian study

Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

Biomedical review finds failure rates in some surgical mesh treatments to be unacceptably high

Biomedical review finds failure rates in some surgical mesh treatments to be unacceptably high

Availability of Elvie Trainer could help reduce NHS annual spend on urinary incontinence

Availability of Elvie Trainer could help reduce NHS annual spend on urinary incontinence

Careful patient selection may help achieve good outcomes for vaginal mesh surgery

Careful patient selection may help achieve good outcomes for vaginal mesh surgery

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Pelvic mesh implantation horrors

Pelvic mesh implantation horrors