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Investigating on relationship between birth weight and prevalence and severity of pelvic organ prolapse

(2012) Investigating on relationship between birth weight and prevalence and severity of pelvic organ prolapse. Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility. pp. 13-19. ISSN 16802993 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Introduction: Pelvic organ prolapse is a common disorder among women. More than half of the women, who have given birth, may experience it during their life. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between birth weight and prevalence and severity of pelvic organ prolapse. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 365 of women who referred to Health centers in Darre shahr city of Ilam were randomly entered to this study.The data were collected by using questionnaire, recording examination, interview, and observation. Examinations were performed based on Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POPQ).The statistical analysis was performed by SPSS software Version 14 and Chi-square test. Descriptive statistics tests were used to determine the frequencies and Means. P value less than 0.05 was considered significant. Results: Of all 365 participated women, 19.2 without prolapse and 80.8 had different degrees of prolapsed. The most types of prolapse included grade two (56.8) and anterior wall (72.3). According to Mann-Whitney test, there was a significant relation between pelvic organ prolapses and maximum birth weight of newborns (P= 0. 011). Conclusion: Pelvic organ prolapsed was common and had relation with birth weight of neonates. © 2016 - Journal Management System.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Maximum birth weight Pelvic organ prolapsed POP-Q Article assessment of humans birth weight controlled study cross-sectional study disease severity female human major clinical study pelvic organ prolapse Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification score questionnaire
Page Range: pp. 13-19
Journal or Publication Title: Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 15
Number: 16
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.22038/ijogi.2012.5677
ISSN: 16802993 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/1602

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