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Name: International urogynecology journal
To evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT).
This study was designed to compare the risk of long-term health outcomes, including microvascular, macrovascular complications and mortality, across 4 cohorts: triple-goal, dual-goal, single-goal, and...
Please note the following correction in the Methods section of this article: The definition for goal-striving stress in the Jackson Heart Study included achievement defined as "where one was in life 1...
The present study used achievement goal theory (AGT) as a theoretical framework and examined the role of mastery and performance goals, both performance-approach and performance-avoidance, on school a...
Stress urinary incontinence affects nearly 30 million women worldwide and the main goal of surgical treatment is to stop urinary incontinence (urinary leakage) that occurs with physical ac...
Urinary incontinence is a major health issue in women. It is estimated to affect 30 - 40% of older women. Stress urinary incontinence, the most common form of this disease, is treated pri...
a hybrid sling formed of a central part of autologus rectus sheath (2×6 cm) and two arms of polypropylene mesh (2×10cm) versus transobturator tension free vaginal tape(TVT-O)
The so-called tension-free vaginal tape (TVT), first described in Sweden in 1996, has become a standard operation worldwide for the treatment of women with stress urinary incontinence. Thi...
This study evaluates patient goal achievement and satisfaction in benign hysterectomy. Patient's will state their goals prior to undergoing benign hysterectomy, and will receive a follow-u...
Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.
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.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...