Priority 15 from the Pessary use for Prolapse PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: Do the risks and complications of pessaries increase with long-term use? (JLA PSP Priority 15)
|JLA question ID
|As with the other risks and complications question, future research could help us to know whether longer term use of pessaries has any impact on the number of problems women experience with pessary use. Examples: What is the prevalence of erosions when using a pessary? Should the amount of discharge increase the longer the pessary is inserted?
|Health Research Classification System category
|Renal and urogenital
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
Where follow-up cannot be assured, pessariesa re an unsuitable treatment modality due to the risk of serious complications.
|4 x women, 1 x both, 4 x healthcare professionals, 2 x literature
|PSP unique ID
|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