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The views expressed herein are those of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
This study was supported by grant K23HD050108 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development .
The authors report no conflict of interest.
Cite this article as: Sung VW, Wohlrab KJ, Madsen A, et al. Patient-reported goal attainment and comprehensive functioning outcomes after surgery compared with pessary for pelvic organ prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2016;215:659.e1-7.