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Flashcards in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Deck (6):
1

Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Quantitative and the Baden Walker Halfway system both relate structures in the pelvis to which structure for reference?

Hymen.

2

What prolapse is most common after hysterectomy?
Treatment?

Vaginal vault prolapse.
Resusped vaginal vault to a sacral ligament.

3

Muscles that form the Levator ani (3)?

Pubococcygeus, illiococcygeus, and the puborectalis.

4

Risk factors for pelvic prolapse (3)?

Chronic abdominal pressure, traumatic delivery, menopause.

5

During a split speculum exam, when a patient who is suspected to have pelvic organ prolapse bears down, what prolapse would cause a downward movement of the anterior vaginal wall?
What prolapse would cause an upward bulging of the posterior vaginal wall?

Cystocele.
Rectocele or enterocele.

6

Treatments for prolapse (4)?

Kegels, pessaries, estrogen replacement, surgical correction (hysterectomy for uterine).