Childbirth and prolapse: long-term associations with the symptoms and objective measurement of pelvic organ prolapse

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate prolapse symptoms and objectively
measured pelvic organ prolapse, 12 years after childbirth, and association with delivery mode history. Data from women were collected 12 years after an index birth and women were invited for examination. Logistic regression investigated associations between risk factors and prolapse symptoms and signs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-168
Number of pages8
JournalBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume120
Issue number2
Early online date27 Nov 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • childbirth
  • delivery
  • faecal incontinence
  • pelvic organ prolapse
  • urinary incontinence

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