Gellhorn pessary

Gellhorn pessary

A vaginal pessary is a removable device placed into the vagina. A Gellhorn pessary is designed to support areas of pelvic organ prolapse. It can be used in cases of prolapse of the uterus, bladder, rectum, and small bowel, as well as vaginal vault prolapse.

Current as of: July 17, 2020

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Medical Review:
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology