Management of Associated Pelvic Dysfunctions: External Rectal Prolapse and Genital Prolapse

  • Mauro Cervigni
  • Franca Natale
  • Anna Padoa


Genital prolapse, or pelvic organ prolapse (POP), is an emerging problem among women over the age of 65 and is a common disorder in Western countries [1]. Besides age, well-established risk factors include race, genetic predisposition, pregnancy, parity, obstetric trauma, menopause and previous gynaecological surgery. Among these variables, Caucasian women have a higher odds ratio (1.0) than do African Americans (0.6) [2].


Pelvic Floor Pelvic Organ Prolapse Rectal Prolapse Pelvic Floor Disorder Genital Prolapse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauro Cervigni
    • 1
  • Franca Natale
    • 1
  • Anna Padoa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrogynecologyS. Carlo - IDI HospitalRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyAssaf Harofe Medical CenterZrifinIsrael

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