Benign Gynecologic Disorders in the Elderly

  • Richard J. Scotti
  • Juana Hutchinson-Colas
  • Lauri Ellen Budnick
  • George Lazarou
  • Wilma Markus Greston

Abstract

As the American population ages, the demand from the health care system for postreproductive, postmenopausal, and geriatric gynecology increases. A 65-year-old woman can expect to live for another 24 years; a 75-year-old woman can expect to live another 14 years; and an 85-year-old woman will live another 8 years.1 The striking increase in life expectancy in developed countries over the past century has led to remarkable changes in the spectrum of diseases and is likely to impel major advances in gynecologic technology. Disorders of aging have become common because, for the first time, large numbers of people are living long enough to develop these disorders.

Keywords

Pelvic Floor Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Necrotizing Fasciitis Lichen Sclerosus Cervical Length 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Scotti
  • Juana Hutchinson-Colas
  • Lauri Ellen Budnick
  • George Lazarou
  • Wilma Markus Greston

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