Acceptance of ring pessary in pelvic organ prolapse

  • Madhu Shrestha Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Kathmandu


Aims: To evaluate the use of pessaries for women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse irrespectivve POP-Q stages.

Method: This is retrospective study conducted at Paropakar maternity and Women’s hospital from mid April to mid December 2018 on 114 women with pelvic organ prolapse.

Result: Total of 114 women with prolapse evaluated. Age of presentation ranged from 36 to 85 years. Twenty cases (17.6%) underwent prolapsed surgery and 71 cases (62.2%) had ring pessary.

Conclusion: Overall acceptance of vaginal ring pessary is very high. It can be used in the majority of women with patient satisfaction and without noteworthy complication.

Keywords: pelvic organ prolapse, pessaries, stages

May 9, 2020
How to Cite
SHRESTHA, Madhu. Acceptance of ring pessary in pelvic organ prolapse. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 2, p. 46-48, may 2020. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 16 jan. 2021.
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