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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755220/effect-of-mula-bandha-yoga-in-mild-grade-pelvic-organ-prolapse-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#1
K M Sweta, Amrit Godbole, H H Awasthi, Uma Pandey
Background: Pelvic organ prolapse is the growing health issue related to women of the reproductive and postmenopausal age group in India and across the globe. Treatment option for pelvic organ prolapse includes both surgical and non-surgical intervention. The development of pelvic organ prolapse is an indication for major surgery among 20% of all women. Nevertheless, the recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse is detected among 58% of the patient after surgery. This highlights the need for preventive measures for reducing the impact of pelvic organ prolapse...
May 2018: International Journal of Yoga
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29753829/the-role-of-pelvic-floor-muscle-training-in-the-conservative-and-surgical-management-of-female-stress-urinary-incontinence-does-the-strength-of-the-pelvic-floor-muscles-matter
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REVIEW
Anna Maria Lasak, Marjorie Jean-Michel, Phuong Uyen Le, Roshni Durgam, Jessica Harroche
The purpose of this review is to provide an in-depth overview of the role of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) in the management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The definition, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of SUI are described. We review the anatomy of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and the importance of pelvic floor muscle strength in maintaining urinary continence and establishing normal voiding function. A brief description of the surgical options currently available for SUI and the existing data regarding the role of perioperative PFMT for SUI are included...
May 10, 2018: PM & R: the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29732010/lysyl-oxidase-family-members-in-urological-tumorigenesis-and-fibrosis
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REVIEW
Tao Li, Changjing Wu, Liang Gao, Feng Qin, Qiang Wei, Jiuhong Yuan
Lysyl oxidase (LOX) is an extracellular copper-dependent monoamine oxidase that catalyzes crosslinking of soluble collagen and elastin into insoluble, mature fibers. Lysyl oxidase-like proteins (LOXL), LOX isozymes with partial structural homology, exhibit similar catalytic activities. This review summarizes recent findings describing the roles of LOX family members in urological cancers and fibrosis. LOX/LOXL play key roles in extracellular matrix stability and integrity, which is essential for normal female pelvic floor function...
April 13, 2018: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29706703/influence-of-adequate-pelvic-floor-muscle-contraction-on-the-movement-of-the-coccyx-during-pelvic-floor-muscle-training
#4
Akiko Fujisaki, Miwa Shigeta, Misa Shimoinaba, Yasukuni Yoshimura
[Purpose] Pelvic floor muscle training is a first-line therapy for female stress urinary incontinence. Previous studies have suggested that the coccyx tip moves ventrally and cranially during pelvic floor muscle contraction. The study aimed to elucidate the influence of adequate pelvic floor muscle contraction on coccyx movement. [Subjects and Methods] Sixty-three females (57 patients with stress urinary incontinence and additional 6 healthy volunteers) were enrolled. Using magnetic resonance imaging, coccyx movement was evaluated during pelvic floor muscle contraction and strain...
April 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29701328/repeat-retropubic-suburethral-sling-procedure-is-effective-for-recurrent-female-stress-urinary-incontinence
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Hueih Ling Ong, Yuan-Hong Jiang, Hann-Chorng Kuo
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of repeat retropubic suburethral sling for recurrent stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. METHODS: A retrospective review was performed of 35 women with SUI who underwent repeat retropubic suburethral sling procedures between May 1994 and November 2014. Treatment outcome was assessed directly or by telephone interview. Sling position and urethral incompetence during straining and coughing after the procedure were evaluated...
April 27, 2018: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29680002/improving-the-utility-of-clinical-phenotyping-in-interstitial-cystitis-painful-bladder-syndrome-from-upoint-to-input
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Alice Crane, Jessica Lloyd, Daniel A Shoskes
INTRODUCTION: The phenotyping system UPOINT has proven effective in classifying patients with Urologic Pelvic Pain Syndromes in a clinically meaningful way and to guide therapy. While highly successful in men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), UPOINT is more limited in patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS) since by definition all patients have the urinary and organ specific phenotype. Furthermore, AUA guidelines recommend a sequential tiered approach to therapy rather than the multimodal UPOINT scheme...
April 2018: Canadian Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672306/effects-of-bladder-training-and-pelvic-floor-muscle-training-in-female-patients-with-overactive-bladder-syndrome-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Raheela Mohsin Rizvi, Novera Ghayoor Chughtai, Naheed Kapadia
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to see the efficacy of 3 different modes of treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) in symptoms reduction and quality of life improvement. METHODS: We conducted a 12-week single-blinded randomized controlled trial of women aged 22-65 years with clinical diagnosis of OAB. Arm A (n = 47) received bladder training, arm B (n = 50) received pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT), and arm C (n = 50) received PFMT with biofeedback. Bladder diary was used to assess the difference in urinary frequency, urgency, and leak accidents before and after treatment...
April 19, 2018: Urologia Internationalis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29651517/national-survey-of-urogynecological-practice-patterns-among-united-states-ob-gyn-oral-board-examinees-in-different-practice-settings
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Andrey Petrikovets, Abigail Davenport, Sherif A El-Nashar, David Sheyn, Jeffrey Mangel, Sangeeta T Mahajan
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The current urogynecological surgical experience of recent OB/GYN graduates in different practice settings is unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in urogynecological surgical care between private practitioners (PPs) and other generalist OB/GYN oral board examinees. METHODS: A total of 699 OB/GYN oral board examination examinees were administered a survey during board preparatory courses with a 70.7% response rate...
April 13, 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644086/is-recreational-running-associated-with-earlier-delivery-and-lower-birth-weight-in-women-who-continue-to-run-during-pregnancy-an-international-retrospective-cohort-study-of-running-habits-of-1293-female-runners-during-pregnancy
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Katy Kuhrt, Mark Harmon, Natasha L Hezelgrave, Paul T Seed, Andrew H Shennan
Background: Increasingly, women of reproductive age participate in recreational running, but its impact on pregnancy outcome is unknown. We investigated whether running affects gestational age at delivery and birth weight as indicators of cervical integrity and placental function, respectively. Methods: 1293 female participants were recruited from parkrun, which organises weekly runs involving 1.25 million runners across 450 parks worldwide. Those under 16 or unable to provide outcome data were excluded...
2018: BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624732/effect-of-a-5-ht2c-receptor-agonist-on-urethral-closure-mechanisms-in-female-rats
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Mifuka Ouchi, Takeya Kitta, Yukiko Kanno, Madoka Higuchi, Mio Togo, Kimihiko Moriya, Nobuo Shinohara
AIMS: The serotonin (5-HT2c) receptor is known to be involved in the mechanism of urethral closure in a model of stress incontinence. Lorcaserin (Belviq®) has received Food and Drug Administration approval for the treatment of obesity. However, it is unclear whether this selective 5-HT2c receptor agonist enhances urethral closure in stress urinary incontinence (SUI) models. Therefore, we investigated whether lorcaserin could enhance urethral closure in female rats with vaginal distention (VD)...
April 6, 2018: Neurourology and Urodynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29609263/-evaluation-of-pelvic-floor-function-of-postpartum-pelvic-floor-ultrasound-in-pregnant-women-with-multiple-pregnancies
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R Q Yang, Z Y Liu, Y Nan, F Wang, Q Q Yu, L M Fan
Objective: To probe the effect of multiple pregnancy on pelvic floor function of pregnant women, Pelvic floor ultrasonography was performed on the 42 day postpartum women.And the bladder neck mobility, bladder and urethral posterior angle and pelvic diaphragmatic hiatus area were measured. Methods: Collect 200 cases 42 day postpartum women who visited the second hospital of Jilin University from July 2015 to June 2017, of which 100 cases of primipara belong to group A, 100 cases of multiple pregnancy belong to group B, and 100 cases without maternal at the same age belong to the control group, ultrasound measurement of the bladder neck mobility, bladder and urethral posterior angle and pelvic diaphragmatic hiatus area were measured...
March 20, 2018: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29604548/non-ablative-er-yag-laser-therapy-effect-on-stress-urinary-incontinence-related-to-quality-of-life-and-sexual-function-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Mija Blaganje, Darija Šćepanović, Lidija Žgur, Ivan Verdenik, Franja Pajk, Adolf Lukanović
OBJECTIVE: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a common complaint in women after childbirth. It affects their quality of life and sexual satisfaction and is one of the major reasons for gynaecological surgery. There is a need for effective non-invasive treatment alternatives. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of non-ablative Er:YAG laser therapy in the treatment of SUI and improvement of sexual gratification in parous women. STUDY DESIGN: 114 premenopausal parous women with SUI were randomized in two groups of 57 women; a laser intervention group and sham group...
March 22, 2018: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29594747/pelvic-floor-function-following-ventral-rectopexy-versus-starr-in-the-treatment-of-obstructed-defecation
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D F Altomare, A Picciariello, R Memeo, M Fanelli, R Digennaro, N Chetta, M De Fazio
BACKGROUND: Obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS), most commonly found in females, can be treated by a transanal or abdominal approach with good success rate. Nevertheless, patients may experience de novo or persisting pelvic floor dysfunctions after surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the functional outcome of stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) and ventral rectopexy (VRP) in a series of ODS patients. METHODS: Forty-nine female patients who had surgery for ODS between 2006 and 2016 were retrospectively evaluated: 28 (median age 60 years, IQR 54-69 years) had VRP and 21 (median age 58 years, IQR 51-66 years) had STARR...
March 28, 2018: Techniques in Coloproctology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577166/an-international-urogynecological-association-iuga-international-continence-society-ics-joint-report-on-the-terminology-for-the-assessment-of-sexual-health-of-women-with-pelvic-floor-dysfunction
#14
Rebecca G Rogers, Rachel N Pauls, Ranee Thakar, Melanie Morin, Annette Kuhn, Eckhard Petri, Brigitte Fatton, Kristene Whitmore, Sheryl A Kingsberg, Joseph Lee
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The terminology in current use for sexual function and dysfunction in women with pelvic floor disorders lacks uniformity, which leads to uncertainty, confusion, and unintended ambiguity. The terminology for the sexual health of women with pelvic floor dysfunction needs to be collated in a clinically-based consensus report. METHODS: This report combines the input of members of the Standardization and Terminology Committees of two International Organizations, the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), and the International Continence Society (ICS), assisted at intervals by many external referees...
March 26, 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29568322/modelling-of-soft-connective-tissues-to-investigate-female-pelvic-floor-dysfunctions
#15
Aroj Bhattarai, Manfred Staat
After menopause, decreased levels of estrogen and progesterone remodel the collagen of the soft tissues thereby reducing their stiffness. Stress urinary incontinence is associated with involuntary urine leakage due to pathological movement of the pelvic organs resulting from lax suspension system, fasciae, and ligaments. This study compares the changes in the orientation and position of the female pelvic organs due to weakened fasciae, ligaments, and their combined laxity. A mixture theory weighted by respective volume fraction of elastin-collagen fibre compound (5%), adipose tissue (85%), and smooth muscle (5%) is adopted to characterize the mechanical behaviour of the fascia...
2018: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29556827/female-pelvic-medicine-and-reconstructive-surgery-what-does-certification-mean
#16
REVIEW
Steven J Weissbart, Alan J Wein, Ariana L Smith
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There are advantages and disadvantages of subspecialty certification for physicians, trainees, patients, and society at large. As female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) became the second subspecialty of urology to offer subspecialty certification, understanding the effects of FPMRS subspecialty certification on the healthcare system is important. RECENT FINDINGS: While subspecialty certification may improve training, identify experts, and ultimately lead to improved patient outcomes, certification might also be unnecessary for some physicians, weaken residency training, and limit the number of physicians who are deemed qualified to offer certain treatments...
March 19, 2018: Current Urology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29552736/urinary-incontinence-in-female-athletes-a-systematic-review
#17
Thais Regina de Mattos Lourenco, Priscila Katsumi Matsuoka, Edmund Chada Baracat, Jorge Milhem Haddad
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: People are increasingly aware of healthy lifestyles. Extenuating practice can injure the pelvic floor. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prevalent condition in women whether they exercise professionally or not. The most common symptom is stress UI. It is reported in a large variety of sports and may interfere with everyday life or training, leading athletes to change or compromise their performance or risk compromising it. We aimed to assess the prevalence of UI in female athletes and to determine whether the type of sport might also influence UI...
March 19, 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29545703/do-moderate-aerobic-exercise-and-strength-training-influence-electromyographic-biofeedback-of-the-pelvic-floor-muscles-in-female-non-athletes
#18
Maria Lucia Campos Gonçalves, Samantha Fernandes, João Batista de Sousa
[Purpose] To assess the influence of moderate physical exercise on pelvic floor muscle electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback signal in female non-athletes. [Subjects and Methods] A prospective, non-randomized study of 90 adult females (age ≥18 years) divided into three groups: Intervention (I), which began physical exercise upon study enrollment; Moderate Exercise (ME), comprising those who already engaged in physical activity; and Sedentary (S), comprising those who had a sedentary lifestyle. All participants underwent EMG biofeedback of the pelvic floor muscles upon study enrollment (T1) and at the end of the third subsequent month (T2)...
February 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29539927/re-frailty-cognitive-impairment-and-functional-disability-in-older-women-with-female-pelvic-floor-dysfunction
#19
Tomas L Griebling
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May 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29532221/pelvic-floor-ultrasound-in-the-diagnosis-of-sling-complications
#20
Lewis Chan, Vincent Tse
PURPOSE: The mid-urethral synthetic sling (MUS) procedure has become the standard of care for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. However, a small number of patients will have complications following MUS including failure, obstructive voiding, sling erosion, or chronic pain. This paper discusses the role of 2D and 3D ultrasound imaging in the evaluation of the female patient with complications following placement of a synthetic mid-urethral sling. RESULTS: The MUS is easily visualized as an echogenic structure on ultrasound and can be imaged by transperineal, transvaginal and introital approaches...
May 2018: World Journal of Urology
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