Shaatz pessary for mild to moderate prolapse and cystocele
Originally posted on Healthy Solutions:
This months pessary lesson is the Shaatz Pessary.
For whom is the Shaatz pessary suitable for ?
The Shaatz pessary is ideally recommended for women who have a first or second degree prolapse (mild – moderate) which has complications of a mild cystocele.
I can’t retain a ring pessary so will this help?
Possibly, as the Shaatz is ideal for the patient that has a shallow pubic notch.
How does this work with someone that has very little pubic notch to support a pessary?
The Shaatz uses the levator muscles to hold it in place, so good pelvic muscle structure is a great help in this case.
Can I build up muscle structure?
Through regular kegel exercises and physiotherapy, women have built up a good pelvic floor muscle strength leading to good structure.
I have pressure sores on the pubic notch can I use the Shaatz?
Yes it is designed…
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