Pelvic Organ Prolapseby Lauri Romanzi MD
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Pelvic organ prolapse affects 30% of all women and half of women who have borne children. One in nine women will have prolapse severe enough to warrant reconstructive surgery in the course of her lifetime. Reconstructive pelvic surgeon Lauri Romanzi has created an essential guidebook to dealing with this common, yet often misunderstood problem. With clarity and candor, she details the options available to women with a number of conditions including dropped bladder, bulging rectum, vaginal laxity and uterine prolapse. This book will help you understand what to expect and how to get the help you need if you suffer pelvic organ prolapse. Consider it your personal pelvic consultant.
Reconstructive pelvic surgeon Lauri Romanzi, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center. She also works with Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, UNFPA, Mercy Ships and other international humanitarian organizations. Her activities in conjunction with these groups include fistula repair, incontinence, prolapse and uterine resuspension surgery for women in developing nations throughout Africa and Asia. An active clinical researcher, she’s been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, Today, Good Morning America and others. Dr. Romanzi has two children and lives in New York. For more information, please visit www.lauriromanzi.com
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Explains options for P.O.P. very well