A vaginal pessary is a removable device placed into the vagina. A
Gellhorn pessary is designed to support areas of pelvic organ prolapse and can
be used in cases of prolapse of the uterus, bladder, rectum, and small bowel,
as well as vaginal vault prolapse.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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