uterine prolapse

Summary

Summary: Downward displacement of the UTERUS. It is classified in various degrees: in the first degree the UTERINE CERVIX is within the vaginal orifice; in the second degree the cervix is outside the orifice; in the third degree the entire uterus is outside the orifice.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse symptoms and signs and their relation with bladder and bowel disorders in a general female population
    Marijke C Ph Slieker-ten Hove
    COBRA Research Institute, Pelvic floor research, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1037-45. 2009
  2. ncbi Anterior colporrhaphy: a randomized trial of three surgical techniques
    A M Weber
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1299-304; discussion 1304-6. 2001
  3. ncbi Combined genital prolapse repair reinforced with a polypropylene mesh and tension-free vaginal tape in women with genital prolapse and stress urinary incontinence: a retrospective case-control study with short-term follow-up
    Renaud de Tayrac
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Antoine Beclere Hospital, Clamart, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:950-4. 2004
  4. ncbi A prospective, randomised, controlled trial comparing 3 hour and 24 hour postoperative removal of bladder catheter and vaginal pack following vaginal prolapse surgery
    Karin Glavind
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aalborg Sygehus, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1122-5. 2007
  5. ncbi Update on the utilization of grafts in pelvic reconstruction surgeries
    Tam H Le
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Long Beach Memorial Women s Hospital, Long Beach, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:480-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse in the Women's Health Initiative: gravity and gravidity
    Susan L Hendrix
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1160-6. 2002
  7. ncbi Long term review of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
    P J Higgs
    Urogynaecology Department, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BJOG 112:1134-8. 2005
  8. doi Complication and reoperation rates after apical vaginal prolapse surgical repair: a systematic review
    Gouri B Diwadkar
    Department of Ob Gyn, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44198, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:367-73. 2009
  9. ncbi Risk factors for uterine prolapse in Nepal
    Barbara Bodner-Adler
    Department of Gynecology, Dr Iwamura Memorial Hospital and Research Center, Sallaghari, Bhaktapur District, Nepal
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1343-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse in women: a short version Cochrane review
    C Maher
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:3-12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications206 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse symptoms and signs and their relation with bladder and bowel disorders in a general female population
    Marijke C Ph Slieker-ten Hove
    COBRA Research Institute, Pelvic floor research, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1037-45. 2009
    ..Our aim was to obtain normative data on the prevalence of POP and pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) symptoms and signs and to identify associations...
  2. ncbi Anterior colporrhaphy: a randomized trial of three surgical techniques
    A M Weber
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1299-304; discussion 1304-6. 2001
    ..The addition of polyglactin 910 mesh did not improve the cure rate compared with standard anterior colporrhaphy...
  3. ncbi Combined genital prolapse repair reinforced with a polypropylene mesh and tension-free vaginal tape in women with genital prolapse and stress urinary incontinence: a retrospective case-control study with short-term follow-up
    Renaud de Tayrac
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Antoine Beclere Hospital, Clamart, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:950-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in both stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and occult SUI as an associated procedure at the time of tension-free polypropylene mesh repair for the treatment of genitourinary prolapse...
  4. ncbi A prospective, randomised, controlled trial comparing 3 hour and 24 hour postoperative removal of bladder catheter and vaginal pack following vaginal prolapse surgery
    Karin Glavind
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aalborg Sygehus, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1122-5. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi Update on the utilization of grafts in pelvic reconstruction surgeries
    Tam H Le
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Long Beach Memorial Women s Hospital, Long Beach, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:480-9. 2007
    ..This review aims to provide an update of the current status and role of grafts in reconstructive pelvic surgery and to review the current knowledge of the biology of currently marketed synthetic and biologic grafts...
  6. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse in the Women's Health Initiative: gravity and gravidity
    Susan L Hendrix
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1160-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of and correlates for pelvic organ prolapse...
  7. ncbi Long term review of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
    P J Higgs
    Urogynaecology Department, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BJOG 112:1134-8. 2005
    ..Assessment of long term outcome following laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy...
  8. doi Complication and reoperation rates after apical vaginal prolapse surgical repair: a systematic review
    Gouri B Diwadkar
    Department of Ob Gyn, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44198, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:367-73. 2009
    ..To compare postoperative complication and reoperation rates for surgical procedures correcting apical vaginal prolapse...
  9. ncbi Risk factors for uterine prolapse in Nepal
    Barbara Bodner-Adler
    Department of Gynecology, Dr Iwamura Memorial Hospital and Research Center, Sallaghari, Bhaktapur District, Nepal
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1343-6. 2007
    b>Uterine prolapse is a significant public health problem in Nepal. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of uterine prolapse and to define possible risk factors for this disease in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal...
  10. ncbi Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse in women: a short version Cochrane review
    C Maher
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:3-12. 2008
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse may occur in up to 50% of parous women. A variety of urinary, bowel and sexual symptoms may be associated with prolapse...
  11. ncbi Obstetric risk factors for symptomatic prolapse: a population-based approach
    Gunilla Tegerstedt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stockholm Soder Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:75-81. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify obstetric risk factors for symptomatic prolapse...
  12. ncbi Women seeking treatment for advanced pelvic organ prolapse have decreased body image and quality of life
    J Eric Jelovsek
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1455-61. 2006
    ..To date, there are no data on body image in patients with advanced pelvic organ prolapse. Our objective was to compare body image and quality of life in women with advanced pelvic organ prolapse with normal controls...
  13. ncbi Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for severe vaginal vault prolapse: five-year outcome
    Jim W Ross
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, Salinas, California 93901, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:221-6. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of the laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of severe vaginal prolapse...
  14. ncbi Sexual function in women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Matthew D Barber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:281-9. 2002
    ..To compare sexual function in women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse and to determine the effects of therapy on sexual function...
  15. doi Barriers to seeking treatment for women with persistent or recurrent symptoms in urogynaecology
    M Basu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, Kent, UK
    BJOG 116:726-30. 2009
    ..Dominant themes were beliefs about ageing, attitudes towards incontinence, health professionals and treatment and access to services. These factors may be important when counselling women postoperatively...
  16. doi The current status of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a review
    Anjali M Ganatra
    Department of Urology, Institut Montsouris, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Eur Urol 55:1089-103. 2009
    ..Vaginal prolapse repairs, however, are often faster and offer patients a shorter recovery time. Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC) aims to bridge this gap and to provide the outcomes of ASC with decreased morbidity...
  17. ncbi Fast track vaginal surgery
    Marianne Ottesen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:138-46. 2002
    ..Our aim was to describe the need for postoperative hospitalization after vaginal surgery for utero-vaginal prolapse with well-defined charts for postoperative care...
  18. doi Efficacy and safety of transvaginal mesh kits in the treatment of prolapse of the vaginal apex: a systematic review
    B Feiner
    Division of Urogynaecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BJOG 116:15-24. 2009
    ..Vaginal mesh kits are being used to surgically treat apical vaginal prolapse; however, their safety and efficacy are currently unknown...
  19. doi Abdominal sacrocolpopexy--standardized surgical technique, perioperative management and outcome in women with posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse
    Markus Huebner
    Department of Urogynecology, German Pelvic Floor Center, ST Hedwig Hospitals, Berlin, Germany
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 49:308-14. 2009
    ..To provide a detailed description of abdominal sacrocolpopexy and to present a retrospective evaluation of the outcomes...
  20. doi A prospective study of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for the management of pelvic organ prolapse
    C E North
    Department of Urogynaecology, St Mary s Hospital, Whitworth Park, Manchester, UK
    BJOG 116:1251-7. 2009
    ..Assessment of the 2-year outcome of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy...
  21. ncbi Repair of the anterior vaginal compartment
    Sarah Hamilton Boyles
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:682-90. 2005
  22. ncbi [Prolapse in the young woman: study of risk factors]
    B Deval
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Université Bichat Beaujon, Hopital Beaujon, 100, Bd du Général Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 30:673-6. 2002
    ..To determine the risk factors for genital prolapse in a group of 37 young women less than 45 years old...
  23. ncbi Vesicovaginal fistula and mesh erosion after Perigee (transobturator polypropylene mesh anterior repair)
    Brian S Yamada
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Urology 68:1121.e5-7. 2006
    ..This is a serious complication associated with this technique. Treatment required an open vesicovaginal fistula repair with excision of the exposed and nearby surrounding mesh...
  24. ncbi De novo urinary stress incontinence after laparoscopic sacral colpopexy
    Vincent Misrai
    Department of Urology, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Faculte de Medecine Pierre et Marie Curie, University Paris VI, France
    BJU Int 101:594-7. 2008
    ..To analyse the incidence and the risk of developing de novo stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after laparoscopic sacral colpopexy (LSCP)...
  25. doi Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP-1, TIMP-2 and TIMP-3) in women with uterine prolapse but without urinary incontinence
    Ching Chung Liang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 153:94-8. 2010
    ..metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) and its inhibitors, tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1, -2 and -3 (TIMP-1, TIMP-2 and TIMP-3), in the pelvic support and nonsupport tissue of women with uterine prolapse but without urinary incontinence.
  26. doi Anterior vaginal wall prolapse: a randomized controlled trial of SIS graft versus traditional colporrhaphy
    Paulo Cezar Feldner
    Section of Urogynecology and Pelvic Surgery, Department of Gynecology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua dos Otonis, 601 Vila Clementino, 04025 001, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Urogynecol J 21:1057-63. 2010
    ..This study seeks to compare the small intestine submucosa (SIS) graft with traditional colporrhaphy (TC) for surgical treatment of anterior vaginal prolapse...
  27. ncbi Collagen metabolism in the uterosacral ligaments and vaginal skin of women with uterine prolapse
    Christian H Phillips
    Faculty of Medicine Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Physiology Group, Department of Gynecology, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    BJOG 113:39-46. 2006
    To compare tissue markers of collagen metabolism in the uterosacral ligaments with those in vaginal tissue in women with uterine prolapse.
  28. doi Differential expression of fibulins in the uterosacral ligaments of women with uterine prolapse
    Peter Takacs
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33010, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 282:389-94. 2010
    To compare fibulin-3 (FIB-3) and fibulin-5 (FIB-5) expressions in uterosacral ligaments (USL) of women with and without uterine prolapse.
  29. ncbi Abdominal sacral colpopexy with prolene mesh
    M Schettini
    Department of Urology, Cristo Re Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 10:295-9. 1999
    ..colposacropexy on 15 patients for simple vaginal vault prolapse (in 7 cases after hysterectomy) and for total uterine prolapse in 8 cases. In these cases a simple abdominal hysterectomy was performed...
  30. ncbi Recurrent pelvic organ prolapse in a woman with bladder exstrophy: a case report of surgical management and review of the literature
    Tristi W Muir
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:436-8. 2004
    ..A case of recurrent pelvic organ prolapse successfully managed with a sacral colpopexy and a review of the literature are presented...
  31. pmc Incidence of pelvic floor repair after hysterectomy: A population-based cohort study
    Roberta E Blandon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:664.e1-7. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to assess the incidence of and risk factors for pelvic floor repair (PFR) procedures after hysterectomy...
  32. pmc Uterine prolapse
    Anjum Doshani
    Urogynaecology Department, Women s, Perinatal and Sexual Health Directorate, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester LE5 4PW
    BMJ 335:819-23. 2007
  33. ncbi Uterine prolapse in pregnancy
    Lorenzo Guariglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 60:192-4. 2005
    We present a case of a patient developing uterine prolapse during pregnancy. The cervix reached the introitus at 10 weeks gestation and subsequently protruted progressively as the pregnancy advanced...
  34. doi Incidence rate and risk factors for vaginal vault prolapse repair after hysterectomy
    Patrick Dällenbach
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Gynecology, Perineology Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, 30 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1623-9. 2008
    ..9; 95% CI 0.5-1.8).Vaginal vault prolapse repair after hysterectomy is an infrequent event and is due to preexisting weakness of pelvic tissues...
  35. ncbi Posterior intravaginal slingplasty with preservation of the uterus: a modified surgical technique in a young myelomeningocele patient
    Jasper Verguts
    Bekkenbodemcentrum, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:203-4. 2007
    We report a case of uterine prolapse in a young woman, treated by posterior intravaginal slingplasty with preservation of the uterus as a feasible and safe surgical procedure...
  36. ncbi Uterine preservation or hysterectomy at sacrospinous colpopexy for uterovaginal prolapse?
    C F Maher
    Royal Women s and Mercy Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 12:381-4; discussion 384-5. 2001
    ..a sacrospinous hysteropexy and 36 who had a vaginal hysterectomy and sacrospinous fixation for symptomatic uterine prolapse. All women underwent independent review and examination, with a mean follow-up of 36 months in the ..
  37. ncbi Vaginal paravaginal repair: one-year outcomes
    S B Young
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts, UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1360-6; discussion 1366-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The vaginal approach to the correction of paravaginal defect cystocele is highly effective in our population at a mean of 11 months after the operation. Frequent complications do occur but are largely manageable...
  38. doi Efficacy and safety of using mesh or grafts in surgery for anterior and/or posterior vaginal wall prolapse: systematic review and meta-analysis
    X Jia
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 115:1350-61. 2008
    ..The efficacy and safety of mesh/graft in surgery for anterior or posterior pelvic organ prolapse is uncertain...
  39. pmc One-year follow-up after sacrospinous hysteropexy and vaginal hysterectomy for uterine descent: a randomized study
    Viviane Dietz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catharina Medical Center, Michelangelolaan 2, 5623, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J 21:209-16. 2010
    ..In a retrospective study, the sacrospinous hysteropexy was associated with a shorter recovery time compared to a vaginal hysterectomy with no differences in anatomical outcomes. No randomized trials are performed...
  40. ncbi Impact of vaginal surgery on sexuality and quality of life in women with urinary incontinence or genital descensus
    Lotti Helström
    Department of Women and Child Health, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:79-84. 2005
    ..To study the effect of vaginal surgery for urinary incontinence and genital descensus on sexual function and quality of life...
  41. ncbi Functional and anatomical outcome of anterior and posterior vaginal prolapse repair with prolene mesh
    Rodolfo Milani
    Divisione di Ginecologia Chirurgica, Ospedale Bassini, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    BJOG 112:107-11. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of prolene mesh on urinary, bowel and sexual function in prolapse surgery...
  42. ncbi Risk factors for prolapse recurrence after vaginal repair
    James L Whiteside
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1533-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine factors that are associated with recurrent prolapse...
  43. doi The use of synthetic mesh in pelvic reconstructive surgery
    Beri Ridgeway
    Department of Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:136-52. 2008
    ..Procedural kits for vaginal placement of synthetic materials are becoming popular, though long-term outcome and safety data are lacking...
  44. ncbi Procedures for pelvic organ prolapse in the United States, 1979-1997
    Sarah Hamilton Boyles
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:108-15. 2003
    ..The objective of our study was to describe national rates of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse...
  45. ncbi Uterine preservation during surgery for uterovaginal prolapse: a review
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:286-92. 2004
    ..The current literature suggests that uterine preservation during surgery for uterovaginal prolapse may be an option in appropriately selected women who desire it; prospective, randomized trials are needed to corroborate this...
  46. doi Sexual health in women with pelvic floor disorders: measuring the sexual activity and function with questionnaires--a summary
    Montserrat Espuna Pons
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, 08036, Spain
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:S65-71. 2009
    ..There is a need for a validated sexual function measure that evaluates not only the impact of pelvic floor dysfunction on sexual function but also the impact on sexual activity...
  47. ncbi Short forms of two condition-specific quality-of-life questionnaires for women with pelvic floor disorders (PFDI-20 and PFIQ-7)
    M D Barber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:103-13. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi Uterine prolapse complicating pregnancy
    George Daskalakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:391-2. 2007
    BACKGROUND: Uterine prolapse is extremely rare during pregnancy. However in some cases significant complications may develop. We report a case of uterine prolapse which developed during pregnancy...
  49. pmc Risk factors for mesh/suture erosion following sacral colpopexy
    Geoffrey W Cundiff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:688.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify risks for mesh/suture erosions following abdominal sacral colpopexy (ASC)...
  50. ncbi How long should urinary bladder catheterisation be continued after vaginal prolapse surgery? A randomised controlled trial comparing short term versus long term catheterisation after vaginal prolapse surgery
    R A Hakvoort
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spaarne Hospital, Haarlem, The Netherlands
    BJOG 111:828-30. 2004
    ..To determine whether prolonged urinary bladder catheterisation after vaginal prolapse surgery is advantageous...
  51. doi Can a ring pessary have a lasting effect to reverse uterine prolapse even after its removal?
    Shigeki Matsubara
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:459-61. 2010
    A vaginal ring pessary for uterine prolapse has been considered only to reposition the uterus during fitting and is thus palliative. A ring pessary was fitted in a 71-year-old woman with uterine prolapse to reposition the uterus...
  52. doi Myiasis in the uterine cavity of an elderly woman with a complete uterine prolapse
    P V Lopes-Costa
    Department of Gynecology, Federal University of Piaui, Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:1058-60. 2008
    ..This case describes an extremely rare situation, and emphasizes the need for good hygiene and surgical correction in patients with a genital prolapse...
  53. ncbi Transvaginal repair of genital prolapse: preliminary results of a new tension-free vaginal mesh (Prolift technique)--a case series multicentric study
    B Fatton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hotel Dieu, University Hospital, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:743-52. 2007
    ..Anatomical and functional results must be assessed with a long-term follow-up to confirm the effectiveness and safety of the procedure...
  54. ncbi Posthysterectomy vault prolapse
    J W Barrington
    Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon, UK
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 11:241-5. 2000
    ....
  55. ncbi Vaginal paravaginal repair with porcine dermal reinforcement: correction of advanced anterior vaginal prolapse
    Amanda J Simsiman
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1832-6. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the efficacy of the vaginal paravaginal repair using porcine dermal graft reinforcement for the correction of advanced anterior vaginal prolapse...
  56. ncbi Lipogranuloma of the cervix in a postmenopausal patient with a uterine prolapse
    Metin Akbulut
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:277-9. 2008
    ..Lipogranuloma of the female genitalia is a rather uncommon condition. The lesion is histopathologically characterized by fat vacuoles with foreign body type giant cells and scattered lymphocytes...
  57. pmc The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3192, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:607-14. 2008
    ..Future research is warranted in this patient population to evaluate other treatment options to refine predictions and further reduce the risk of postoperative stress incontinence...
  58. ncbi Laparoscopic uterosacral ligament uterine suspension compared with vaginal hysterectomy with vaginal vault suspension for uterovaginal prolapse
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:79-83. 2006
    ..No LUSUS group patient underwent reoperation for recurrent apical prolapse as compared to three TVH patients. LUSUS is an effective treatment for appropriately selected women with uterovaginal prolapse who desire uterine preservation...
  59. ncbi Histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of postmenopausal endometrium after 3 weeks of treatment with tibolone, estrogen only, or estrogen plus progestagen
    Anet H A Klaassens
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 86:352-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate histological and immunohistochemical parameters of short-term (21 days) tibolone, estrogen-only, and estrogen+progestagen treatment in the human postmenopausal endometrium...
  60. ncbi Result of the tension-free vaginal tape in patients with concomitant prolapse surgery: a 2-year follow-up study. An analysis from the Netherlands TVT database
    Steven E Schraffordt Koops
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Meander Medical Center, Ringweg Randenbroek 110, 3816 CP, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:437-42. 2007
    ..It shows that the procedure in conjunction with prolapse surgery can be safely performed with good results...
  61. ncbi Risk factors for failure of transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension in the treatment of uterovaginal prolapse
    Tzu Yin Lin
    Urodynamic Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, and Mackay Medicine, Nursing and Management College, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:249-53. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to elucidate the risk factors for failure of transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension (SSUS) in the treatment of uterine prolapse and to examine methods for controlling these risk factors.
  62. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, and dietary fiber intake in women: a case-control study
    Lily A Arya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1687-91. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether there is an association among pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, and dietary fiber intake...
  63. ncbi Correlation of symptoms with location and severity of pelvic organ prolapse
    R M Ellerkmann
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1332-7; discussion 1337-8. 2001
    ..Increasing severity of pelvic organ prolapse is weakly to moderately associated with several specific symptoms that are related to urinary incontinence and voiding, defecatory, and sexual dysfunction...
  64. ncbi Predictive value of prolapse symptoms: a large database study
    Jasmine S Tan
    UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:203-9; discussion 209. 2005
    ..Digital assistance for fecal evacuation is no more common with massive posterior prolapse than with moderate posterior prolapse. Patient report of a bulge is a valuable screening tool for POP and should prompt a careful exam...
  65. ncbi Urogynaecological and obstetric issues in women with the exstrophy-epispadias complex
    R I Mathews
    Division of Paediatric Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 91:845-9. 2003
    ..To review of the sexual and urogynaecological issues faced by a large cohort of women with the exstrophy-epispadias complex (EEC)...
  66. ncbi Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction surgery: long-term follow-up
    Kathie L Hullfish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:201-5. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to describe long-term postoperative perceived achievement of subjective preoperative goals for pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) surgery...
  67. ncbi Sacrohysteropexy with synthetic mesh for the management of uterovaginal prolapse
    E Leron
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Soroka Medical Centre, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer-Sheva, Israel
    BJOG 108:629-33. 2001
    ..MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Subjective and objective cure of uterine prolapse and operative and post-operative complications. RESULTS: The mean age of the women was 38 years (range 27-60)...
  68. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse: demographics and future growth prospects
    Harold P Drutz
    Section of Urogynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:S6-9. 2006
    ..The role of adjuvant materials in performing reconstructive pelvic surgery may improve success rates, but evidence based medicine and randomized controlled trials are currently lacking...
  69. pmc Female sexual function and pelvic floor disorders
    Victoria L Handa
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1045-52. 2008
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that pelvic floor disorders are associated with female sexual problems, independently of other related factors...
  70. ncbi Effect of genital prolapse on assessment of bladder neck mobility by the Q-tip test
    Jennifer T Pollak
    Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33331, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:662-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of vaginal prolapse and bladder fullness on Q-tip test assessment of urethral mobility...
  71. ncbi Patient-centered surgical outcomes: the impact of goal achievement and urge incontinence on patient satisfaction one year after surgery
    Sangeeta T Mahajan
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:722-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess factors that influence patient satisfaction 1 year after pelvic reconstructive surgery...
  72. ncbi Mesh erosion in abdominal sacral colpopexy with and without concomitant hysterectomy
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1418-22. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine risk factors for mesh erosion, including concomitant hysterectomy, in abdominal sacral colpopexies...
  73. ncbi Factors associated with incontinence frequency in a surgical cohort of stress incontinent women
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2088-93. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with urinary incontinence severity at baseline in women undergoing surgery for stress incontinence...
  74. ncbi The ability of history and a negative cough stress test to detect occult stress incontinence in patients undergoing surgical repair of advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Steven Kleeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:27-9. 2006
    ..Further work-up would not be cost effective...
  75. ncbi The demographics of pelvic floor disorders: current observations and future projections
    K M Luber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern California Permanenete Medical Group, San Diego, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1496-501; discussion 1501-3. 2001
    ..Our aim was to assess current demand for care of pelvic floor disorders and create projections for future demand for care. We also sought to better understand the characteristics of women seeking care...
  76. pmc Vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse using mesh and a vaginal support device
    M Carey
    Department of Urogynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BJOG 115:391-7. 2008
    ..To describe a new surgical procedure for pelvic organ prolapse using mesh and a vaginal support device (VSD) and to report the results of surgery...
  77. ncbi Why pelvic floor surgeons should utilize ultrasound imaging
    H P Dietz
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:629-34. 2006
  78. ncbi Classification and evaluation of prolapse
    Lone Mouritsen
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 19:895-911. 2005
    ..We should work on a common classification system and agreement in which symptoms should be recorded as related to prolapse and expected to improve by prolapse surgery...
  79. ncbi Long-term outcome of vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy for marked uterovaginal and vault prolapse
    Mohamed A Hefni
    Gynaecology Department, Benenden Hospital, Benenden, Kent TN17 4AX, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 127:257-63. 2006
    ..This study was carried out to evaluate the safety and long-term outcome of sacrospinous colpopexy in marked genital prolapse...
  80. ncbi Abdominal sacrocolpopexy: a comprehensive review
    Ingrid E Nygaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:805-23. 2004
    ..To summarize published data about abdominal sacrocolpopexy and to highlight areas about which data are lacking...
  81. ncbi The effectiveness of the sacrospinous hysteropexy for the primary treatment of uterovaginal prolapse
    Viviane Dietz
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1271-6. 2007
    ..The recurrence rate of descensus uteri that needed surgical treatment was 2.3%. The recurrence of cystoceles after surgery was 35%, but there were no differences in urogenital symptoms between women with or without a cystocele...
  82. ncbi Pelvic symptoms in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Lara J Burrows
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:982-8. 2004
    ..To assess symptoms of bladder, bowel, and sexual function in women with pelvic organ prolapse and to compare symptoms by different degrees of prolapse...
  83. ncbi Pelvic organ descent in young nulligravid women
    H P Dietz
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:95-9. 2004
    ..There is little information available on what constitutes "normal" pelvic organ mobility. This study presents normal values for urethral, bladder, cervical, and rectal descent on Valsalva...
  84. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms, quality of life and pelvic organ prolapse: irritative bladder and obstructive voiding symptoms in women planning to undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Urol 178:965-9; discussion 969. 2007
    ..We compared lower urinary tract and voiding symptoms in women with and without symptoms of stress urinary incontinence who were planning to undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse...
  85. ncbi Current opinion on the classification and definition of genital tract prolapse
    Steven Swift
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:503-7. 2002
    ..Finally, there is an accepted classification system and because of this we are beginning to recognize what represents normal vaginal support versus genital tract prolapse...
  86. ncbi Is urethral mobility really being assessed by the pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) system?
    Stephanie L Cogan
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:473-6. 2002
    ..To estimate the relationship between Q-tip measurement of urethral hypermobility and visual assessment of the urethrovesical junction as assessed by points Aa and Ba of the pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) system...
  87. ncbi Bilateral extraperitoneal uterosacral suspension: a new approach to correct posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse
    Peter L Dwyer
    Department of Urogynecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, 163 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:283-92. 2008
    ..We believe this procedure to have less risk of ureteral injury than the intraperitoneal approach...
  88. ncbi Vaginal paravaginal repair with an AlloDerm graft
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1612-8; discussion 1618-9. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi A randomized comparison of post-operative pain, quality of life, and physical performance during the first 6 weeks after abdominal or vaginal surgical correction of descensus uteri
    J P W R Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:334-40. 2005
    ..We performed a randomized trial to compare the effects of both procedures on pain, quality of life and physical performance during the first six weeks after surgery...
  90. ncbi Evaluation of Aa point and cotton-tipped swab test as predictors of urodynamic stress incontinence
    Karen Tapp
    Division of Urogynecology Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:115-9. 2005
    ..To compare the predictive abilities of the Aa point of the pelvic organ prolapse quantification examination and the cotton-tipped swab test straining angle to diagnose urodynamic stress incontinence...
  91. ncbi Posterior compartment defect repair in vaginal surgery: update on surgical techniques
    Van Anh T Ginger
    Curr Urol Rep 8:387-93. 2007
    ..Properly conducted randomized prospective trials are needed to adequately assess these new approaches...
  92. ncbi Prolapse surgery: an update
    Giacomo Novara
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Urology Clinic, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 17:237-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of the review is to highlight the latest developments in the surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse...
  93. doi Infracoccygeal sacropexy reinforced with posterior mesh interposition for apical and posterior compartment prolapse
    Loïc Sentilhes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rouen University Hospital, Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 137:108-13. 2008
    ..To assess the efficacy, safety and functional outcome of infracoccygeal sacropexy reinforced with posterior mesh interposition performed alone or in combination with the implantation of other prosthetic materials for prolapse repair...
  94. ncbi [Modified sacrocolpopexy combined with a Burch procedure for recurrent stress urinary incontinence]
    C Seif
    Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel
    Aktuelle Urol 37:205-11. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of a combined surgical technique: sacrocolpopexy combined with a Burch procedure - in particular as an option for previously operated patients...
  95. ncbi Anterior intravaginal slingplasty tunneller device for stress incontinence and posterior intravaginal slingplasty for apical vault prolapse: a 2-year prospective multicenter study
    Michael D Vardy
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:104.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the outcome for (1) anterior intravaginal slingplasty in the treatment of urodynamic stress incontinence and (2) posterior intravaginal slingplasty for apical prolapse (> or = stage II)...
  96. ncbi The use of graft materials in vaginal pelvic floor surgery
    M Huebner
    Pelvic Floor Research Group and Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 92:279-88. 2006
    ..To review recent literature on graft materials used in vaginal pelvic floor surgery...
  97. ncbi [Theorethical background, prostheses and current surgical trends in modern urogynecology]
    Tomasz Rechberger
    II Katedra i Klinika Ginekologii, Akademii Medycznej w Lublinie
    Ginekol Pol 78:274-9. 2007
    ..This review presents current knowledge concerning theoretical background, the most popular prostheses and modern trends in urogynecological surgery, based on literature data and personal experience...
  98. ncbi Abdominal paravaginal defect repair in the treatment of paravaginal defect and urodynamic stress incontinence
    F Demirci
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duzce University School of Medicine, Duzce, Turkey
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:601-4. 2007
    ..Paravaginal repair is a safe and effective procedure for the surgical correction of a paravaginal defect, but has limited applicability in the surgical correction of USI...
  99. doi The use of polypropylene mesh as a transobturator sling for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (early experience with 40 cases)
    Abdelnaser K H Elgamasy
    Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:833-8. 2008
    ..5%), and the slings were removed because of vaginal erosion. Polypropylene mesh transobturator sling is an easy and cheap method for the treatment of female SUI with a high success rate...
  100. ncbi A long-term review of posterior colporrhaphy with Vypro 2 mesh
    Yik Nyok Lim
    Department of Urogynecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, 163 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, 3084, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1053-7. 2007
    ..It appears that posterior colporrhaphy incorporating Vypro 2 mesh with an overlay method is associated with unacceptably high incidence of complications...
  101. ncbi Repair of vaginal vault prolapse and pelvic floor relaxation using polypropylene mesh
    Arthur Mourtzinos
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Institute of Urology, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 18:555-9. 2006
    ..The increasing variety of available materials and techniques, combined with a lack of well conducted clinical trials, make the choice of repair to use difficult...

Research Grants72

  1. The Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..vaginal) is best suited for an individual woman. This trial is a feasible, scientifically relevant randomized surgical trial. The draft protocol is suitable for PFDN Steering Committee discussion and revision, prior to implementation. ..
  2. A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PELVIC MUSCLE STRENGTH IN WOMEN
    Neil Cole; Fiscal Year: 2003
    One in nine women suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction, including urinary incontinence and vaginal wall or uterine prolapse (VUP)...
  3. Epidemiology of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Kristen Kjerulff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..b>Uterine prolapse is the most common indication for hysterectomy among women aged 60-79, and the second most common indication ..
  4. Continuation of the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network (UITN)
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We believe that we can continue to be a productive member of the UITN, with the ultimate objective of improving quality of life for adults through the conduct of high impact clinical research in urinary incontinence. ..
  5. Mechanisms of anterior vaginal wall support failure
    John O L Delancey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..AC prolapse is clinically manifest as the inter-related problems of cystocele and uterine prolapse. Emerging research suggests that AC prolapse involves four fascial failure sites: 1) apical descent, 2) ..
  6. URINE LOSS AND PROLAPSE IN NUNS AND THEIR PAROUS SISTERS
    GUNHILDE BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A matched pair logistic regression will be performed to obtain an adjusted estimate of the impact of familiality and vaginal delivery in UT and POP, taking into account other risk factors. ..
  7. The Cleveland Clinic Clinical Site
    Matthew Barber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A standardized common protocol for enrollment, treatment and data collection will be employed by 6-8 Clinical Sites within the PFDN coordinated by the data coordinating center. ..
  8. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This powerful combination will provide the candidate with the necessary skills and experience to become a successful, independently funded investigator. ..
  9. Mothers' attitudes about elective cesarean: results, expectations & satisfaction
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will investigate how maternal expectations and preferences affect decisions about childbirth and will advance our knowledge regarding the apparent rapid growth of elective cesarean delivery in the US. ..
  10. Cesarean and vaginal birth: cohort study of the impact on pelvic floor disorders
    VICTORIA LYNN HANDA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..From a public health perspective, this research will help to establish whether obstetrical care can be modified to prevent women's health problems later in life. ..
  11. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Nocturia and Chronic Medical illness
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, salary support will allow me to continue and expand my mentoring efforts for the benefit of current and future colleagues, fellows and residents. ..
  13. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction
    Kathie Hullfish; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Patient goals, combined with clinical and QOL measures, may be used to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered approaches to prevention, management, treatment, and rehabilitation. ..
  15. A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinence
    Catherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bradley's research career development. Dr. Bradley has the enthusiastic support of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologv and her mentors and collaborators. ..
  16. Pelvic Floor Changes Before and After Birth
    REBECCA GLENN ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about labor interventions to prevent PF changes as well as data-based decisions regarding maternal request cesarean. ..
  17. Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Ingrid E Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Given the health benefits of activity, we believe that women should be encouraged to be active unless there is scientific evidence to the contrary. ..
  18. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  19. Pelvic Floor Changes Before and After Birth
    REBECCA GLENN ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about labor interventions to prevent PF changes as well as data-based decisions regarding maternal request cesarean. ..
  20. Function of the Urethra in Continent Women
    Kimberly Kenton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Normative ranges will be calculated for EMG, current perception thresholds, and urethral pressures for Caucasian and African American women. These data can then be used by other centers as reference data. ..
  21. Assessment of Altered Function in Diabetic Bladder
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  22. Treatment Investigation for Posterior Prolapse
    GEOFFREY CUNDIFF; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..All subjects will be followed for a total of three years. ..
  23. Cesarean After Sphincter Tear (CAST) RCT Planning Grant
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The upfront investment of time and resources will result in the submission of an efficient and well-designed R01 application that can be implemented in a timely fashion. ..
  24. PKC ALTERATIONS IN LUT DYSFUNCTION
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  26. Mechanisms of Vaginal Sling Effects on Continence
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this proposal is to expand the findings of this project into an R01 application in order to translate our findings into relevant clinical studies. ..
  27. UTAH PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS NETWORK
    Ingrid Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  28. Natural History of POP-- A Prospective Cohort Study
    Ingrid Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The national cost burden is large. This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about intervention threshold, preventative measures, and risk factor modification. ..
  29. Collagenolysis and Elastolysis in Urinary Incontinence
    Bertha Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our goal is to identify specific pathophysiologic changes related to reproductive events and aging which underlie the development of SUI as a first step to identifying potential targets for therapeutic intervention. ..
  30. Investigation of Pelvic Floor Disorders Midcareer Award
    Ingrid Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Individuals to be mentored will be identified primarily from the departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, and Internal Medicine (gastroenterology), and from the Colleges of Nursing and Public Health. ..
  31. BEAUMONT/FORD INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS CLINICAL CENTER
    Ananias Diokno; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The combination therapy will also potentially reduce the dos of BCG, which will lower the cost and decrease the potential morbidity of this treatment program. ..
  32. ADVANCED POP AND THE URINARY CONTINENCE MECHANISM
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Patient-Oriented Models for Urinary Function in Women
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b. To model urinary storage in health and disease c. To model urinary emptying in health and diseas ..
  34. Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Ingrid Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Given the health benefits of activity, we believe that women should be encouraged to be active unless there is scientific evidence to the contrary. ..
  35. WIRELESS REMOTE ABDOMINAL PRESSURE SYSTEM: DEVELOPING A MORE COMPREHENSIVE UNDERS
    Ingrid E Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will perfect the wireless technology needed to use the sensor remotely so that we can understand how different activities done during real world settings affect intraabdominal pressures and pelvic floor disorders. ..