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Name: International urogynecology journal
The purpose of this study is to reanalyze data from the original 2005 Pelvic Organ Support Study (POSST) data set to define normal values for apical Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) points...
Vaginal laxity and atrophy are caused mainly by aging and vaginal childbirth, which lead to a loss of strength and flexibility within the vaginal wall. As a result, women may experience vaginal, pelvi...
Determining biomechanical changes in vaginal tissue with tissue stretch is critical for understanding the role of mechanotransduction on vaginal tissue healing. Noncontact dynamic optical coherence el...
Fistulas are defined as abnormal connections between 2 organ, vessels, or structures. They can often present in the genitourinary tract as a result of iatrogenic injury during pelvic surgery. A 46-yea...
Trauma to the perineum, levator ani complex, and anal sphincters is common during vaginal childbirth, but is often clinically underdiagnosed, and many women are unaware of the potential for long term ...
Pelvic organ prolapse is common among women with a prevalence that has been estimated to be as high as 30%. Pelvic organ prolapse often involves a combination of support defects involving ...
The objective of the Preoperative Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POPQ) versus Simulated Apical Support as a Guideline for Anterior or Posterior Repair at the Time of Transvaginal Ap...
The primary objective of this pilot study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the VFIX device in maintaining vaginal apical support for at least 6 months in women with symptomat...
Our study is a non-randomized prospective study compared two groups matched for anterior/apical POP-Q grade: 84 received Elevate Ant™ single-incision mesh (group A) and 42 Perigee™ tra...
A prospective, single arm, multi-center clinical study to evaluate the safety and performance of the SRS (Lyra Medical) vaginal mesh in POP patients
The uptake of substances from the VAGINA via the vaginal epithelium/mucosa.
Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.
Abnormal descent of a pelvic organ resulting in the protrusion of the organ beyond its normal anatomical confines. Symptoms often include vaginal discomfort, DYSPAREUNIA; URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE; and FECAL INCONTINENCE.
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