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1

what makes up the pelvic floor?

levator muscles, fascia, ligaments, nerves

2

what is procidentia?

uterine prolapse

3

What is vaginal vault prolapse

inversion of vagina into vaginal canl, MC s/p hysterectomy

4

1/1 vs 2/2 vs 3/3 vs 4/4 prolapse

1/1: in upper 2/3 of vagina
2/2 down to introitus
3/3 partially protrudes outside vagina
4/4 entire structure outside vagina

5

what is the etiology of prolapse

chroinic inc abd pressure (coughing, constipation, heavy lifting, tumors) and pelvic floor weakness (intrinsic weakness, birth trauma, atrophy with aging)

6

Sx prolapse

pelvic pressure/pain
dyspareunia
bowel or bladder dysfucntion
urinary incontienence

7

what are non-surgical treatement options for prolapse?

kegels, pessaries, E replacement