Gynecologic and Urologic Problems of Older Women

  • M. Chrystie Timmons


It is well established that the population of the United States—and the world—is becoming proportionately older.1 One of the most rapidly growing segments of the population is women 75 years of age and older. In industrialized countries, there are currently 100 women to 75 men in the 60 to 69-year-old age group, but 100 women to only 50 men in the over 80 age group. The significance of this trend is that all physicians—be they internists, family practioners, geriatricians, or gynecologists—will need to become adept in evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the common gynecologic and urologic problems of older women.1


Pelvic Organ Prolapse Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Lichen Sclerosus Estrogen Deprivation Vaginal Vault Prolapse 
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