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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29144006/behavioral-outcomes-of-a-novel-pelvic-nerve-damage-rat-model-of-fecal-incontinence
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P T J Janssen, S O Breukink, J Melenhorst, L P S Stassen, N D Bouvy, Y Temel, A Jahanshahi
BACKGROUND: Fecal incontinence (FI) has a multifactorial pathophysiology with a severe social impact. The most common cause for FI is pudendal nerve damage, which mostly occurs in women during or after labor. A better understanding of the pathophysiology is required to optimize treatment of FI. In this study, we evaluate the use of a novel pelvic nerve damage rat model of FI. METHODS: This new model simulates the forces on the pelvic floor during labor by prolonged transvaginal, retro-uterine intrapelvic balloon distention in female rats...
November 16, 2017: Neurogastroenterology and Motility: the Official Journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29111860/identification-of-the-gender-specific-health-needs-of-women-following-lung-transplantation
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Emily E Robertson, Robin J Bell, Penelope J Robinson, Greg Snell, Bronwyn Levvey, Helen M Whitford, Jane Harris, Susan R Davis
BACKGROUND: Little is known of the prevalence and severity of menstrual dysfunction, climacteric symptoms, pelvic floor disorders, sexual problems, and psychological wellbeing after lung transplantation in women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Adult female lung transplant recipients, attending the Alfred Hospital Lung Transplant Service in Melbourne, Australia participated in a women's health, cross-sectional questionnaire-based study. RESULTS: The 123 of 149 potential participants were recruited between September 2014 and July 2015...
November 7, 2017: Journal of Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29071360/prospective-observational-study-of-the-impact-of-vaginal-surgery-pelvic-organ-prolapse-with-or-without-urinary-incontinence-on-female-sexual-function
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Veenu Tyagi, Mahesh Perera, Karen Guerrero, Suzanne Hagen, Stewart Pringle
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: There is a difference of opinion in the literature as to whether pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a direct cause of female sexual dysfunction (FSD). Sexual function in women is negatively impacted by the presence of urinary symptoms. Thus, sexual dysfunction (SD) might be improved, unchanged, or worsened by pelvic floor surgery. METHODS: In this study, we observed SD and impact of surgical intervention on female sexual function (FSF) using a validated Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire Short Form (PISQ-12) in women undergoing surgery for POP with or without urinary incontinence...
October 25, 2017: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067053/pelvic-floor-muscle-strength-of-women-consulting-at-the-gynecology-outpatient-clinics-and-its-correlation-with-sexual-dysfunction-a-cross-sectional-study
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Filiz Ciledag Ozdemir, Erkan Pehlivan, Rauf Melekoglu
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the pelvic floor muscle strength of the women andevaluateits possible correlation with sexual dysfunction. METHODS: In this cross-sectional type study, stratified clusters were used for the sampling method. Index of Female Sexual Function (IFSF) worksheetwere used for questions on sexual function. The pelvic floor muscle strength of subjects was assessed byperineometer. The chi-squared test, logistic regression and Pearson's correlation analysis were used for the statistical analysis...
July 2017: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29066307/aromatase-inhibitors-are-associated-with-low-sexual-desire-causing-distress-and-fecal-incontinence-in-women-an-observational-study
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Penelope J Robinson, Robin J Bell, Marie K Christakis, Stephanie R Ivezic, Susan R Davis
BACKGROUND: Little is known of the impact of aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy on sexual and pelvic floor function. AIM: To document the prevalence of, and factors associated with, low desire, sexually related personal distress, hypoactive sexual desire dysfunction (HSDD), and pelvic floor dysfunction in women 10 years after breast cancer diagnosis. METHODS: This was a prospective, observational, community-based cohort study of Australian women with invasive breast cancer recruited within 12 months of diagnosis...
October 21, 2017: Journal of Sexual Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29049052/a-cost-utility-analysis-of-nonsurgical-treatments-for-stress-urinary-incontinence-in-women
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Andrea N Simpson, Alaina Garbens, Fahima Dossa, Peter C Coyte, Nancy N Baxter, Colleen D McDermott
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to perform a cost-utility analysis of nonsurgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in healthy adult women with a health system perspective over a 1-year time horizon. METHODS: A decision tree model was constructed to evaluate the following nonsurgical treatment options for SUI in a simulated healthy adult female cohort who had failed Kegel exercises: pelvic floor muscle therapy (PFMT), a disposable tampon device (Impressa), a self-fitting intravaginal incontinence device (Uresta), and a traditional incontinence pessary...
October 18, 2017: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29016507/cadaveric-nerve-and-artery-proximity-to-sacrospinous-ligament-fixation-sutures-placed-by-a-suture-capturing-device
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Aaron Z Katrikh, Rajuno Ettarh, Margie A Kahn
OBJECTIVE: To simulate sacrospinous ligament fixation on cadaveric specimens, describe the surrounding retroperitoneal anatomy, and estimate the risk to nerves and arteries for the purposes of optimizing safe suture placement. METHODS: Sacrospinous ligament fixation was performed on eight fresh-tissue female cadavers using a Capio ligature capture device. Distances from placed sutures to the following structures were measured: ischial spine; fourth sacral root; pudendal nerve; the nerve to coccygeus muscle; the nerve to levator ani muscle; inferior gluteal artery; and internal pudendal artery...
November 2017: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988909/detailed-muscular-structure-and-neural-control-anatomy-of%C3%A2-the-levator-ani-muscle-a-study-based-on-female-human%C3%A2-fetuses
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Krystel Nyangoh Timoh, David Moszkowicz, Mazen Zaitouna, Cedric Lebacle, Jelena Martinovic, Djibril Diallo, Maud Creze, Vincent Lavoue, Emile Darai, Gérard Benoit, Thomas Bessede
BACKGROUND: Injury to the levator ani muscle or pelvic nerves during pregnancy and vaginal delivery is responsible for pelvic floor dysfunction. OBJECTIVE: We sought to demonstrate the presence of smooth muscular cell areas within the levator ani muscle and describe their localization and innervation. STUDY DESIGN: Five female human fetuses were studied after approval from the French Biomedicine Agency. Specimens were serially sectioned and stained by Masson trichrome and immunostained for striated and smooth muscle, as well as for somatic, adrenergic, cholinergic, and nitriergic nerve fibers...
October 6, 2017: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988907/validity-of-utility-measures-for-women-with-pelvic-organ%C3%A2-prolapse
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Heidi S Harvie, Daniel D Lee, Uduak U Andy, Judy A Shea, Lily A Arya
BACKGROUND: Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition that frequently coexists with urinary and fecal incontinence. The impact of prolapse on quality of life is typically measured through condition-specific quality-of-life instruments. Utility preference scores are a standardized generic health-related quality-of-life measure that summarizes morbidity on a scale from 0 (death) to 1 (optimum health). Utility preference scores quantify disease severity and burden and are widely used in cost-effectiveness research...
October 6, 2017: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28979167/three-dimensional-four-dimensional-transperineal-ultrasound-clinical-utility-and-future-prospects
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REVIEW
Ginevra Salsi, Ilaria Cataneo, Gaia Dodaro, Nicola Rizzo, Gianluigi Pilu, Mar Sanz Gascón, Aly Youssef
During the last decade, there has been a huge advancement in the use of transperineal ultrasound (TPU) in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. Its main applications in obstetrics include the monitoring of fetal progression in labor and recently the assessment of maternal pelvic dimensions, whereas in gynecology, TPU is at present widely used for the evaluation of the female pelvic floor, opening new boundaries for the assessment of pelvic floor disorders. The association of volumetric three-dimensional techniques has largely contributed to the remarkable progress that has occurred in the use of TPU...
2017: International Journal of Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28977091/pelvic-floor-muscle-training-protocol-for-stress-urinary-incontinence-in-women-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Marlene Oliveira, Margarida Ferreira, Maria João Azevedo, João Firmino-Machado, Paula Clara Santos
INTRODUCTION: Strengthening exercises for pelvic floor muscles (SEPFM) are considered the first approach in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Nevertheless, there is no evidence about training parameters. OBJECTIVE: To identify the protocol and/or most effective training parameters in the treatment of female SUI. METHOD: A literature research was conducted in the PubMed, Cochrane Library, PEDro, Web of Science and Lilacs databases, with publishing dates ranging from January 1992 to March 2014...
July 2017: Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965436/effect-of-delivery-method-on-sexual-dysfunction
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Birsen Karaca Saydam, Mahide Demireloz Akyuz, Neriman Sogukpinar, Esin Ceber Turfan
AIM: The aim of our study was to determine the effect of delivery on sexual dysfunction in women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a cross-sectional, descriptive study. A total of 142 women who had given birth in the past year, are nursing at the moment and has not experienced postpartum depression participated in the study. Sociodemographic questionnaire and the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) were used for data collection. Data were analyzed by chi-square (χ(2)) tests, independent sample t-test, and logistic regression...
October 12, 2017: Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28961380/effects-of-magnetic-stimulation-on-urodynamic-stress-incontinence-refractory-to-pelvic-floor-muscle-training-in-a-randomized-sham-controlled-study
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Tomonori Yamanishi, Tsuneki Suzuki, Ryo Sato, Kanya Kaga, Mayuko Kaga, Miki Fuse
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of magnetic stimulation on urodynamic stress incontinence refractory to pelvic floor muscle training in a randomized sham-controlled study. METHODS: Female patients with urodynamic stress incontinence who had not been cured by pelvic floor muscle training were randomly assigned at a ratio of 2 : 1 to either active treatment or sham treatment for 10 weeks. The randomization was made using magnetic cards for individuals indicating active or sham stimulation...
September 29, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28959428/coincidence-or-not-a-rare-case-of-rectal-leiomyosarcoma-amidst-incidental-findings-of-anal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-case-presentation-and-literature-review
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Gosta Iwasiuk, Jason Nealy
Leiomyosarcoma accounts for only a small percentage of colorectal malignancies and remains a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Here, we describe a case of leiomyosarcoma in a middle-age female first identified on colonoscopy. The cancer had invaded the posterior vaginal wall necessitating an abdominoperineal resection with partial vaginectomy and pelvic floor reconstruction with neovagina creation. Final pathologic analysis revealed invasion into the posterior vaginal wall without direct involvement of the vaginal squamous mucosa...
September 2017: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28953613/surgical-management-of-female-pelvic-organ-prolapse-with-and-without-urinary-incontinence-a-single-center-experience
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Luigi Cormio, Vito Mancini, Giuseppe Liuzzi, Nicola d'Altilia, Giuseppe Carrieri
The study reports a single center experience with surgical management of female pelvic organ prolapse (POP) with and without urinary incontinence.Between January 2006 and July 2016, 93 consecutive patients with anterior and/or apical symptomatic POP underwent abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC) or laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC) or pubovaginal cystocele sling (PCS); 25 patients had concomitant stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Subjective outcome was assessed by the Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (short form) (PFIQ-7) investigating bladder, bowel and vaginal functions, sexual activity, and daily life...
September 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28953080/health-literacy-in-women-presenting-to-a-urogynecology-practice
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Abhishek A Sripad, Betty M Rupp, Jessica L Gage, Katherine M Feliciano, Marcella Willis-Gray, Jennifer M Wu
OBJECTIVE: Health literacy (HL) is the degree to which an individual can obtain, process, and communicate basic health information to make appropriate health decisions. Understanding HL of patients can improve outcomes. Thus, we evaluated HL in women with pelvic floor disorders and investigated its relationship to patient demographics, reading level, and cognition. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study with a convenience sample of English-speaking women 18 years or older, recruited from female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery clinics from July 2016 to January 1, 2017...
September 25, 2017: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28950397/urinary-incontinence-in-physically-active-young-women-prevalence-and-related-factors
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Jessica Oliveira Alves, Soraia Tonon Da Luz, Sofia Brandão, Clarissa Medeiros Da Luz, Renato Natal Jorge, Thuane Da Roza
This cross-sectional survey aims to (1) verify the prevalence of urinary incontinence and its impact on the quality of life among nulliparous fit women, and to (2) analyze whether urinary incontinence is influenced by the intensity of the sport (high- vs. low-impact) or by the volume of physical activity (minutes per week) performed. Two hundred forty-five nulliparous women (18-40 years) completed the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Short Form, the Kings Health Questionnaire and a questionnaire regarding demographic and training variables...
November 2017: International Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28941806/contemporary-review-of-male-and-female-climacturia-and-urinary-leakage-during-sexual-activities
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REVIEW
Melissa H Mendez, Stephanie J Sexton, Aaron C Lentz
INTRODUCTION: Urinary leakage during sexual activity is a prevalent and often distressing condition that is under-addressed despite having a range of reasonable treatment options. AIM: To review the available literature on prevalence, pathophysiology, and treatment of urinary leakage during sexual activities. METHODS: A literature review was performed through PubMed from 1996 to 2017 regarding urinary leakage during sexual activities for men and women including foreplay incontinence, coital incontinence, and climacturia...
September 20, 2017: Sexual Medicine Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28929201/pelvic-floor-disorders-in-women-with-gynecologic-malignancies-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Aparna S Ramaseshan, Jessica Felton, Dana Roque, Gautam Rao, Andrea G Shipper, Tatiana V D Sanses
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) negatively affect quality of life in the general population, and their prevalence in gynecologic cancer survivors has not been systematically described. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of PFDs in cancer survivors. We hypothesized that the prevalence of PFDs in the gynecologic cancer population would be higher than in the general female population. METHODS: We searched PubMed (1809 to present), EMBASE (1974 to present), and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) through May 2017...
September 19, 2017: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28905761/re-effects-of-bariatric-surgery-on-female-pelvic-floor-disorders
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Allen D Seftel
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October 2017: Journal of Urology
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