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Rise in Urogynecologic Surgery for Women

Posted November 22, 2013 by admin

A recent study conducted by the Center for Women’s Health Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found a startling rise in the number of urogynecologic surgeries performed on women with private health insurance. A previous study, conducted in 1995, showed a lifetime risk of surgery for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP) at 11%. The 2013 study, however, shows that the lifetime risk of surgery for SUI or POP now stands at Continue reading…