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Acacia Nilotica: New Plant for Help in Pelvic Organ Prolapse

(2016) Acacia Nilotica: New Plant for Help in Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Journal of Menopausal Medicine.


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While menopause is an usual process of aged in women, it is a critical period of women's life related with many problem and complaints.1,2 Pelvic prolapse is common in postmenopausal women, which is defined as the loss of maintenance to the pelvic organs, and it causes in a herniation of these into the vaginal canal. This problem distresses 50% of parous women and at least 50% of all women progress a mild form of genital prolapse after pregnancy.3 The prevalence of pelvic prolapse and prolapse surgical procedure increases with aging. Women older than 80 years are the wildest increasing part of the people. Primary vaginal cancer associated with pelvic organ prolapse (POP).4 POP is the most common, causing of hysterectomy among the postmenopausal women. More than 338,000 inpatient surgical procedures for POP are performed eachyear.5 Uterine prolapse is one type of POP that still remains a subject of main health anxiety affecting a large population of women in both low and high income countries.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: pelvic-prolaps- women
Subjects: WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 650-660 Therapy
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Mother and Child Welfare Research Center
Depositing User: مرکز تحقیقات بهداشت مادر و کودک

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