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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2012, Article ID 649459, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/649459
Review Article

Uterine Prolapse: From Antiquity to Today

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA

Received 2 June 2011; Revised 26 August 2011; Accepted 26 August 2011

Academic Editor: Hans Peter Dietz

Copyright © 2012 Keith T. Downing. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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