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To test the psychometric properties of the culturally adapted Chinese version of the self-administered Australian Pelvic Floor Questionnaire (APFQ) in pregnant and postpartum women.
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Name: European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology
BACKGROUND During pregnancy, appropriate physical activity plays critical roles in maternal and fetal health. This study investigated the effects of Sophrology childbirth-Kegel-Lamaze respiratory trai...
To describe the situation of early stage of pelvic floor function and investigate the effect factors in postpartum women. A retrospective survey was conducted, and women who did regular examination a...
Pelvic floor dysfunction is a common problem, particularly for women. A weakness in the pelvic floor muscles can lead to one or more disorders developing, such as urinary incontinence or a pelvic orga...
Comparisons of Electromyography and Digital Palpation Measurement of Pelvic Floor Muscle Strength in Postpartum Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence and Asymptomatic Parturients: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Early evaluation of pelvic floor muscle (PFM) in postpartum women is important for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Digital vaginal palpation and electromyography (EMG) evaluation b...
Pelvic floor myofascial pain, which is predominantly identified in the muscles of the levator ani and obturator internus, has been observed in women with chronic pelvic pain and other pelvic floor dis...
The main purpose of this study was to observe the pelvic floor muscle strength abnormalities of cesarean section and vaginal delivery at different time points within six months after deliv...
The first objective to determinate the prevalence of pelvic floor dysfunction in pregnant women and in the first year postpartum. The second objective is to assess the anatomical (both cli...
Pregnancy and vaginal delivery are considered as the main risk factors for damage to the pelvic floor. There are various ways to measure the strength of the pelvic floor and to evaluate fu...
Pelvic floor disorders (PFD) can adversely affect the quality of life of a woman and they can occur during different stages of female life such as during pregnancy, early postpartum period...
The objective of this study is the adaptation of the Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire to the French language from France, and the analysis of its psychometric properties. Firstly, a translation...
Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).
Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.
Inflammation of the parametrium, the connective tissue of the pelvic floor, extending from the subserous coat of the uterus laterally between the layers of the BROAD LIGAMENT.
Self report questionnaire which yields 16 scores on personality traits, such as reserved vs. outgoing, humble vs. assertive, etc.
Transient autoimmune thyroiditis occurring in the POSTPARTUM PERIOD. It is characterized by the presence of high titers of AUTOANTIBODIES against THYROID PEROXIDASE and THYROGLOBULIN. Clinical signs include the triphasic thyroid hormone pattern: beginning with THYROTOXICOSIS, followed with HYPOTHYROIDISM, then return to euthyroid state by 1 year postpartum.
Obstetrics and gynaecology
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