Symptomatic descent of one or more of (1,2)
The anterior vaginal wall (bladder or cystocele)
The posterior vaginal wall (rectum or rectocele)
The uterus and cervix
The vaginal apex (vau...
Treatment is generally guided by degree of bother for the patient. It is important to document the patient’s desire, goals, and expectations.
Treatment should consider type an...
Patients should have POP explained to them with diagrams and descriptions of their anatomy.
Important to emphasize that surgery is geared toward improving quality of life
N81.9 Female genital prolapse, unspecified
N81.10 Cystocele, unspecified
N99.3 Prolapse of vaginal vault after hysterectomy
N81.4 Uterovaginal prolapse, unspecified
Many women do not discuss POP with their doctor—ask routinely.
Vaginal pessary should be considered in all patients with symptomatic prolapse.
Treatment should be guided by degree of bot...
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