Pessary use for Prolapse

Prolapse is a common condition affecting about 1 in 3 women who have had children but it remains a highly stigmatised condition for which many women delay seeking help. There remains a good deal of uncertainty about the best way to use a pessary for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. The existing evidence base for pessary use remains limited.

This PSP identified and prioritised areas of research uncertainty about the use of a vaginal pessary device for the management of symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse.

The Pessary for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Top 10 was published in September 2017. 

Katharine Lough talks about the PSP

Key documents

Pessary use for Prolapse PSP Protocol
Pessary use for Prolapse PSP Terms of Reference