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Pessaries increase quality of life in pelvic organ prolapse patients

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Women who use a pessary to manage pelvic organ prolapse experience an improvement in their quality of life and body image, as well as symptoms.

This is the conclusion of a study of 75 women who required treatment with a pessary. Before treatment the women were asked to completed a quality of life questionnaire and a body image scale.

After successful pessary insertion and use for at least three months, they completed the surveys again. Follow up responses were received form 54 subjects.

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