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Summary

What it measures:

The POPQ is a system for staging pelvic organ prolapse during a manual vaginal examination by using defined reference points on the vaginal wall. The original POPQ uses 9 points in the vaginal wall to determine level of prolapse, while the simplified POPQ uses only 4.  (Swift, 2006)

Target Population:

Women with pelvic organ prolapse.


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