(Abstracted from Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2018;24:419–423)
Specific types of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are classified according to the herniating vaginal compartment: anterior (cystocele), posterior (rectocele), and apical (uterine or vault prolapse). Seventy-five percent of women with POP have a rectocele.
Department of Gynaecological and Obstetric Sciences, and Urological Sciences, University of Rome “Sapienza,” Umberto I Hospital (M.C.S., O.D., P.F., G.P., A.D.P., V.S., V.C., A.G., M.M., L.M., P.B.P.); and Department of Surgery-Week Surgery, Campus Biomedico, University of Rome (M.A.Z.), Rome, Italy