Priority 12 from the Pessary use for Prolapse PSP

UNCERTAINTY: When is a pessary the right treatment for prolapse? (JLA PSP Priority 12)
Overall ranking 12
JLA question ID 0054/12
Explanatory note It is not known which treatment for prolapse should be offered at which point in a woman's life. Future research could help to identify whether all treatment options are equal at all times. Examples: When will a pessary not be beneficial?

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Renal and urogenital
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

Is a pessary the right intervention for a prolapse.  ~  is a pessary necessary in all cases of prolapse?  ~  is there anything else that can be used except surgery if pessaries do not do the job?  ~  When will a pessary not be beneficial?  ~  Should pessaries be used to provide immediate symptomatic relief for recurrent prolapse while a treatment plan is devised?

Submitted by 2 x other, 3 x women, 1 x literature
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0054
PSP name Pessary use for Prolapse
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 66  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 8 September 2017