Flashcards in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Deck (6):
Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Quantitative and the Baden Walker Halfway system both relate structures in the pelvis to which structure for reference?
What prolapse is most common after hysterectomy?
Vaginal vault prolapse.
Resusped vaginal vault to a sacral ligament.
Muscles that form the Levator ani (3)?
Pubococcygeus, illiococcygeus, and the puborectalis.
Risk factors for pelvic prolapse (3)?
Chronic abdominal pressure, traumatic delivery, menopause.
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?
Rectocele or enterocele.