In recent years, the problem of pelvic organ prolapse has been given much more attention. Many women are living longer, and there is more interest in maintaining self-image of femininity and the capacity of sexual activity beyond menopause. Although few data on the incidence or preva- lence of various forms of pelvic organ prolapse exist, the incidence appears to be rising based on increased longevity of women.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Female Urology, Urogynecology, and Voiding Dysfunction|
|Number of pages||14|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2004|
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