Title

Vaginal support pessaries: indications for use and fitting strategies

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Date

5-2012

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Education, Nursing, Continuing; Female; Humans; *Pelvic Organ Prolapse; *Pessaries; Prosthesis Fitting; Specialties, Nursing; Vagina

Disciplines

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Nursing | Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abstract

Flexible silicone vaginal support pessaries offer a low-risk, effective option for treatment of symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse. This first article in a three-part series summarizes clinical recommendations and current evidence related to pessary indications, choice, and fitting.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Urol Nurs. 2012 May-Jun;32(3):114-24, quiz 125.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

22860390