Return to Baseline Functional Status in Elderly Women Undergoing Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery


About this study

Our primary aim is to determine the rate of return to baseline functional status 3 months post-operative pelvic organ prolapse surgery in women 65 years or older.  Our secondary aim is to identify preoperative factors that predict failure of return to baseline functional status.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to read and write English
  • Age 65 years or older
  • Able to complete questionnaire
  • Planned pelvic organ prolapse surgery (including open, laparoscopic, robotic, vaginal approaches with or without hysterectomy)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Isolated anti-incontinence surgery
  • Isolated perineorrhaphy

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jeffrey Cornella, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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