Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP), including cystocele, is a major health concern, especially in elderly women. In the United States, more than 200,000 operations are performed annually for POP, and re-operation rates reach 30%. Anterior Vaginal Wall prolapse (AWP, cystocele) is the most common form of female POP, with 81% of prolapse repairs including the anterior vaginal wall. Furthermore, AWP carries the highest risk for recurrence, with reported recurrence rates as high as 41%.
A new approach for the treatment of vaginal wall prolapse (cystocele), which may help to avoid surgery. In contrast to available pessaries currently available in the market, NoProl is a disposable device, designed for self-use with no medical assistance.
The device is designed to stay in place, and reacts to the changing intra-abdominal pressure.