This pessary selection chart can help guide physicians to the proper pessary to fit their patients. Some pessaries are designed to better treat second or third degree prolapse as others are designed to relieve stress incontinence.
The above chart signifies the condition the pessaries are designed for:
- first degree prolapse
- second degree prolapse
- third degree prolapse
- stress incontinence
- retro displacement and incompetent cervix.
This chart is only a suggested guide for the physicians; most importantly the patient and the physician can determine thebest fit and pattern for successful treatment.