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POP surgeries not tied to decreased sexual functioning

Key clinical point: All surgery types showed a reduced prevalence of dyspareunia postoperatively, compared with baseline.

Major finding: Women ranked improved sexual function right behind bulge correction in importance.

Study details: Systematic review of 74 prospective comparative studies of pelvic organ prolapse surgery.

Disclosures: The authors reported no potential conflicts of interest and had no relevant financial disclosures. Although no direct funding was provided by the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, they did provide meeting space, oversight, stipends for expert and statistical support, and aid in disseminating findings.


Antosh DD et al. Obstet Gynecol. 2020. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004125.