Introduction and hypothesis The aim of this study was to rior vaginal wall prolapse is not correlated with constipation or evaluate the correlations between the POP-Q Bp point and anal incontinence, but Pb and Gh + Pb measurements are cor- the perineal body (Pb) and genital hiatus (Gh) measurements related with constipation and SF-36 scores. and constipation, anal incontinence, severity of symptoms and . . . quality of life. Keywords Vaginal prolapse Rectocele Constipation Methods The patients were distributed into two groups ac- Fecal incontinence Quality of life cording to the posterior vaginal wall Bp point: one group with Bp ≤−1 (without posterior vaginal wall prolapse, control group) and the other group with Bp ≥0 (with posterior vaginal Introduction wall prolapse, case group). Demographic data, defecatory dys- function and SF-36 scores were compared between the Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) may cause many symptoms that groups. Correlations between severity of posterior prolapse are commonly attributed to the anatomic compartments in- (Bp, Gh, Pb and Gh + Pb) and severity of bowel symptoms volved [1, 2]. It affects the physical wellbeing and the quality were also calculated. of life (QoL) of women, and has important psychological Results A total of 613
International Urogynecology Journal – Springer Journals
Published: Mar 6, 2017
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