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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.
Researchers identify way to assess women at increased risk for UTI after pelvic-floor surgery

Researchers identify way to assess women at increased risk for UTI after pelvic-floor surgery

Surprise WHI finding points to age, not menopause, as a risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse

Surprise WHI finding points to age, not menopause, as a risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse

Gene variants linked to overactive bladder and prolapse in women

Gene variants linked to overactive bladder and prolapse in women

Preoperative urodynamics ‘has no added value’ in SUI patients

Preoperative urodynamics ‘has no added value’ in SUI patients

Female triathletes at high risk for menstrual irregularities, pelvic floor disorders

Female triathletes at high risk for menstrual irregularities, pelvic floor disorders

Nocturia affects one in three premenopausal women

Nocturia affects one in three premenopausal women

Prolapse repair fails to improve sling outcomes in OAB patients

Prolapse repair fails to improve sling outcomes in OAB patients

Squatty Potty toilet stool improves severity of constipation symptoms

Squatty Potty toilet stool improves severity of constipation symptoms

Pelvic floor prolapse has unclear relationship with urinary symptoms

Pelvic floor prolapse has unclear relationship with urinary symptoms

Warning over exposure risk with TVT-Secur mini-sling

Warning over exposure risk with TVT-Secur mini-sling

Study finds comparable outcomes for two commonly used procedures to treat pelvic organ prolapse

Study finds comparable outcomes for two commonly used procedures to treat pelvic organ prolapse

Women with vaginal prolapse are most likely to benefit from vaginal mesh surgery

Women with vaginal prolapse are most likely to benefit from vaginal mesh surgery

NAFC designates Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as Center of Excellence

NAFC designates Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as Center of Excellence

Incontinence prophylaxis shows potential in pelvic organ prolapse

Incontinence prophylaxis shows potential in pelvic organ prolapse

Virginia Tech associate professor receives PECASE award to study pelvic disorders

Virginia Tech associate professor receives PECASE award to study pelvic disorders

Conventional echocardiography increases accuracy of pre-participation sports screening

Conventional echocardiography increases accuracy of pre-participation sports screening

Women of color have insufficient knowledge, misconceptions about pelvic floor disorders

Women of color have insufficient knowledge, misconceptions about pelvic floor disorders

Early surgery offers long-term survival, lowers risk of heart failure in mitral valve regurgitation patients

Early surgery offers long-term survival, lowers risk of heart failure in mitral valve regurgitation patients

Vaginal birth increases risk of pelvic organ prolapse within year after delivery

Vaginal birth increases risk of pelvic organ prolapse within year after delivery

Study shows GreenLight laser therapy effective for BPH treatment

Study shows GreenLight laser therapy effective for BPH treatment