Podcast #212: Knights Who Say Pessary

Author: Jared Scott, M.D.

Educational Pearls:

  • A pessary is a device inserted into the vagina for medical purposes. Examples include birth control and mechanical support of the pelvic structures.
  • In older women, collapse of the pelvic structures is common, and many may have pessaries to aid in treatment.

References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2876320/

 

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