Preoperative work-up: what should be done in all cases?
Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2015;15(12). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enfaria003
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) can be more and more considered a public health problem, especially due to its high incidence and quality of life (QoL) impact. In this comprehensive lecture, a step-by-step revision through POP preoperative work-up is made, taking into account the symptomatology, impact on quality of life, physical examination, and complementary tools. POP and occult stress urinary incontinence represent a ”hot topic”, which is also discussed.