American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://acog.org
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov
Canadian Urological Association http://www.cua.org
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada http://www.sogc.org
Agarwala N, Hasiak N, Shade M. Graft interposition colpocleisis, perineorrhaphy, and tension-free sling for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence in elderly patients.
J Minim Invasive Gynecol.
Bladder prolapse (cystocele/fallen bladder). Urology Care Foundation website. Available at:
http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/index.cfm?article=118. Updated January 2011. Accessed October 27, 2014.
Kobashi KC, Leach GE. Pelvic prolapse.
Journal of Urology.
More about surgery. The Royal Women's Hospital website. Available at:
. Updated January 2008. Accessed December 2, 2013.
Pelvic organ prolapse. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated October 20, 2014. Accessed October 27, 2014.
6/2/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Mills E, Eyawo O, Lockhart I, Kelly S, Wu P, Ebbert JO.
Smoking cessation reduces postoperative complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Am J Med.
6/9/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Sung VW. Rardin CR, et al. Changes in bowel symptoms 1 year after rectocele repair. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Nov;207(5):423.e1-5.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
It's time to stop guessing. If you want to make some changes but just aren't sure how, the free personal health survey from LiveWell is a great place to start.
Fight heart disease and prevent heart attacks. HeartSHAPE® is a painless, non-invasive test that checks pictures of your heart for early-stage coronary disease.
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.