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Pelvic Organ Prolapse - References


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  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2011). Vaginal placement of synthetic mesh for pelvic organ prolapse. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 513. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 118: 1459-64.

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2007, reaffirmed 2011). Pelvic organ prolapse. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 85. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 110(3): 717-729.

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