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Prolapsed Bladder (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

prolapsed bladder, bladder prolapse, cystocele, fallen bladder, childbirth, pregnancy, menopause, urologic dysfunction after menopause, estrogen, urinary incontinence, stress incontinence, chronic constipation, long-term constipation, incomplete urination, bladder control problems, voiding cystourethrogram, urination, urethra, vagina, pelvis, pelvic floor, bladder infection, painful intercourse, dyspareunia, pessary, pessaries, estrogen replacement therapy, ERT, Kegel exercises, biofeedback, electrical stimulation, cystocele surgery, obesity

Authors and Editors

Author:George Lazarou, MD, FACOG, Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Jack D Weiler Hospital/Montefiore Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Coauthor(s): Buck Christensen, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors:Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS, Director, Center for Urologic Laparoscopy and Endourology, Associate Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Martin I Resnick, MD, Lester Persky Professor and Chair, Department of Urology; Professor, Department of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Last Editorial Review: 12/20/2005

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