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In the USA alone the number of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) cases is expected to increase substantially, from 3.3 m in 2010 to 4.9 m in 2050.1 At least 200 000 operations are performed annually in the USA with surgical failures reportedly occurring in up to 58% of cases, with about one-third of women undergoing more than one surgery for prolapse recurrence.2 ,3 A few studies have, with mixed results, investigated the role of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) in addressing POP.4 This study aimed to assess whether one-to-one PFMT would reduce symptoms and further treatment need in women with stages I-III POP, and …
Contributors ACS and SAS contributed in writing and editing.
Competing interests None.
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