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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.
Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Fewer heart patients need antibiotics before dental procedures to prevent infective endocarditis

Fewer heart patients need antibiotics before dental procedures to prevent infective endocarditis

Damage to muscle during vaginal deliveries connected with pelvic organ prolapse

Damage to muscle during vaginal deliveries connected with pelvic organ prolapse

Hysterectomy at the time of abdominal sacral colpopexy is associated with increased risk of mesh erosion in women on estrogen therapy

Hysterectomy at the time of abdominal sacral colpopexy is associated with increased risk of mesh erosion in women on estrogen therapy

Total versus subtotal hysterectomy for benign gynaecological conditions

Total versus subtotal hysterectomy for benign gynaecological conditions

Burch colposuspension can prevent urinary incontinence after prolapse surgery

Burch colposuspension can prevent urinary incontinence after prolapse surgery

Burch colposuspension prevents De Novo incontinence after abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Burch colposuspension prevents De Novo incontinence after abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Researchers recommend pelvic floor disorders be part of routine physical exams for all women

Researchers recommend pelvic floor disorders be part of routine physical exams for all women

Episiotomy usually provides no benefits

Episiotomy usually provides no benefits

Yentreve available in Europe for treatment of stress urinary incontinence

Yentreve available in Europe for treatment of stress urinary incontinence

Evidence of pelvic floor nerve injury after routine vaginal birth

Evidence of pelvic floor nerve injury after routine vaginal birth

Decreased collagen may make women more susceptible to pelvic organ prolapse

Decreased collagen may make women more susceptible to pelvic organ prolapse