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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29447856/laparoscopic-sacrohysteropexy-in-a-12-weeks-pregnant-woman
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Berna Haliloglu Peker, Erdin Ilter, Hakan Peker, Aygen Celik, Ali Gursoy, Onur Gunaldi
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy for a case of uterine prolapse in a 12 weeks and 3 days pregnant woman. To our knowledge, this is the first case of laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy performed at 12th weeks of gestation to be reported in literature. DESIGN: A step-by-step explanation of the surgical procedure (Canadian Task Force classification III) SETTING: Uterine prolapse is very rare condition manifesting in an estimated 10000 to 15000 pregnancies (1)...
February 12, 2018: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29444759/current-management-of-pelvic-organ-prolapse-in-aging-women
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Andrea Giannini, Eleonora Russo, Antonio Cano, Peter Chedraui, Dimitrios G Goulis, Irene Lambrinoudaki, Patrice Lopes, Gita Mishra, Alfred Mueck, Margaret Rees, Levent M Senturk, John C Stevenson, Petra Stute, Pauliina Tuomikoski, Tommaso Simoncini
Management of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common and challenging task. Nowadays older women are more active than they were in the past, and the development of POP disrupts quality of life and impairs social and personal activities. The menopausal transition is a time of vulnerability, during which many women start experiencing symptoms and signs of POP. The role of hormonal changes or of hormonal therapies in influencing the development or progression of POP has been explored extensively. The management of POP requires considerable clinical skills...
February 6, 2018: Maturitas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29442481/quality-of-life-in-women-with-advanced-pelvic-organ-prolapse-treated-with-gellhorn-pessary
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Stefania Palmieri, Alice Cola, Rodolfo Milani, Stefano Manodoro, Matteo Frigerio
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 13, 2018: Minerva Ginecologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29439287/demonstration-of-improved-tissue-integration-and-angiogenesis-with-an-elastic-estradiol-releasing-polyurethane-material-designed-for-use-in-pelvic-floor-repair
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Sarah Shafaat, Naside Mangir, Sabiniano R Regureos, Christopher R Chapple, Sheila MacNeil
AIMS: Pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence affect 40-50% of postmenopausal women worldwide. Polypropylene meshes have been extensively used for the surgical intervention of these disorders; however, these meshes can lead to severe complications in some patients. The need for synthetic materials more suited for use in pelvic floor repair is widely accepted. This study aims to develop an electrospun 17-β-estradiol releasing polyurethane (PU) scaffold that not only provides the appropriate mechanical support but can also stimulate new extracellular matrix (ECM) production and angiogenesis...
February 13, 2018: Neurourology and Urodynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29434209/long-term-follow-up-of-transvaginal-anatomical-implant-of-mesh-in-pelvic-organ-prolapse
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De-Yi Luo, Tong-Xin Yang, Hong Shen
Transvaginal mesh (TVM) is a minimally invasive but effective treatment for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). However, mesh exposure is a common and problematic complication after TVM. This study assessed the safety and long-term outcomes of TVM. A retrospective review was performed on the medical records of 175 consecutive patients who underwent TVM with the anatomical implant technique for pelvic organ prolapse at our center from April 2007 to December 2012. All operations were performed using TVM with the anatomical implant technique...
February 12, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432905/transvaginal-single-port-laparoscopy-pelvic-reconstruction-with-y-shaped-mesh
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Yisong Chen, Junwei Li, Keqin Hua
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To describe new technique of pelvic reconstruction with Y-shaped mesh assisted by transvaginal single-port laparoscopy for multiple compartments Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). DESIGN: Step-by-step explanation of the procedure using video. SETTING: It is more and more prudent for pelvic floor reconstruction with mesh because of mesh related complications. Learning from sacrocolpopexy with lower rate of mesh erosion (3.5%), new method of pelvic reconstruction with natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery is feasible...
February 9, 2018: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432329/a-review-of-phytoestrogens-and-their-association-with-pelvic-floor-conditions
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Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, Isuzu Meyer, Alayne D Markland, Holly E Richter, Ilana Addis
INTRODUCTION: Urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and fecal incontinence are pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) disproportionately experienced by postmenopausal women. Limited data exist suggesting that phytoestrogens may have an impact on the pathophysiology and symptom of PFDs. PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aim of the study was to review the current literature addressing the role of phytoestrogens on PFDs, including the pathophysiology, symptom, treatment, and possible prevention...
February 9, 2018: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424755/the-accuracy-of-portable-ultrasound-bladder-scanner-measurements-of-postvoid-residual-volume-in-women-with-pelvic-organ-prolapse
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John Graham Theisen, Nicolette E Deveneau, Anu Agrawal, Casey Kinman, Jeremy Gaskins, Kate Meriwether, Sean L Francis
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of portable bladder scanner postvoid residual (PVR) volume measurements in patients with pelvic organ prolapse. A secondary goal was to determine whether covariates such as bladder volume and stage of prolapse affect bladder scanner accuracy. STUDY DESIGN: Complex urodynamic studies were performed on 70 patients with stage II or greater prolapse. Complex urodynamic studies included measurement of maximum bladder capacity (MBC) as well as measurement of PVR by urethral catheterization before, and following, complex filling cystometry...
February 8, 2018: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29420409/surgical-outcomes-after-apical-repair-for-vault-compared-with-uterovaginal-prolapse
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Rebecca G Rogers, Tracy L Nolen, Alison C Weidner, Holly E Richter, J Eric Jelovsek, Jonathan P Shepherd, Heidi S Harvie, Linda Brubaker, Shawn A Menefee, Deborah Myers, Yvonne Hsu, Joseph I Schaffer, Dennis Wallace, Susan F Meikle
OBJECTIVE: To retrospectively compare surgical success and complications between vaginal vault prolapse compared with uterovaginal prolapse in women who underwent apical prolapse repair for stage II-IV prolapse. METHODS: Women in one of three Pelvic Floor Disorders Network prolapse surgical trials were included. Absence of bothersome bulge symptoms, no prolapse beyond the hymen, and no subsequent prolapse treatment defined success and was our primary outcome. Secondary outcomes included comparison of quality-of-life measures, anatomic changes, and adverse events...
February 5, 2018: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29420405/rate-of-pelvic-organ-prolapse-surgery-among-privately-insured-women-in-the-united-states-2010-2013
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Anne G Sammarco, Carolyn W Swenson, Neil S Kamdar, Emily K Kobernik, John O L DeLancey, Brahmajee Nallamothu, Daniel M Morgan
OBJECTIVE: To analyze utilization of, and payments for, pelvic organ prolapse procedures after the 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) communication regarding transvaginal mesh. METHODS: This is a retrospective cohort study examining private claims from three insurance providers for inpatient and outpatient prolapse procedures from 2010 to 2013 in the Health Care Cost Institute. Primary outcomes were the change in utilization of prolapse procedures, with and without mesh, before and after the July 2011 FDA communication...
February 5, 2018: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29420400/customized-pessary-fabrication-using-three-dimensional-printing-technology
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Michael Barsky, Robert Kelley, Faiz Y Bhora, Anne Hardart
BACKGROUND: Pessaries are a treatment option for pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence (SUI), and cervical incompetence. An effective pessary is comfortable, corrects the presenting problem, does not cause adverse effects, and is easy to remove. Discomfort and poor fit limit the usefulness of pessaries for many women. Each patient presents with unique anatomy and thus the effectiveness of commercially available pessaries may be limited by lack of customization. METHOD: A patient presenting with SUI and failed commercial pessary fittings desired nonsurgical treatment...
February 5, 2018: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29416284/prolapsed-ureterocele-in-an-adult-woman-after-endoscopic-incision
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Davide Campobasso, Andrea Lanzi, Gian Luigi Pozzoli, Antonio Frattini
A 44-year-old woman underwent endoscopic incision of a right simple ureterocele with hydronephrosis discovered during gynecological assessment for stress urinary incontinence with Stage I cystocele. At the postoperative visits, she has reported a persistent flap of mucosa coming out from her urethra protruding in the vagina despite manual reduction. An endoscopic resection of the mucosa flap was programmed. After 24 months, she was asymptomatic with no history of renal colic or urinary tract infection. In patients with a history of pelvic organ prolapse, the resection of the ureterocele in the first instance may be the optimal choice...
January 2018: Urology Annals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29411073/demand-and-capacity-to-integrate-pelvic-organ-prolapse-and-genital-fistula-services-in-low-resource-settings
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Vandana Tripathi, Sohier Elneil, Lauri Romanzi
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: There is a need for expanded access to safe surgical care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as illustrated by the report of the 2015 Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. Packages of closely-related surgical procedures may create platforms of capacity that maximize impact in LMIC. Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and genital fistula care provide an example. Although POP affects many more women in LMICs than fistula, donor support for fistula treatment in LMICs has been underway for decades, whereas treatment for POP is usually limited to hysterectomy-based surgical treatment, occurring with little to no donor support...
February 6, 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409787/structural-functional-and-symptomatic-differences-between-women-with-rectocele-versus-cystocele-and-normal-support
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Mitchell B Berger, Giselle E Kolenic, Dee E Fenner, Daniel M Morgan, John O L DeLancey
BACKGROUND: Prolapse of the anterior and posterior vaginal walls has been generally associated with apical descent and levator ani muscle defects. However, the relative contributions of these factors to the pathophysiology of descent in the different vaginal compartments is not well understood. Furthermore, symptoms uniquely associated with prolapse in these compartments have not been well-characterized. OBJECTIVES: Compare associations between: 1) apical support, 2) levator ani muscles, and 3) pelvic floor symptoms in women with posterior-predominant prolapse, anterior-predominant prolapse, and normal support...
January 31, 2018: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409326/five-year-outcome-after-pelvic-floor-reconstructive-surgery-evaluation-using-dynamic-magnetic-resonance-imaging-compared-to-clinical-examination-and-quality-of-life-questionnaire
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Céline D Alt, Laura Benner, Theresa Mokry, Florian Lenz, Peter Hallscheidt, Christof Sohn, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Kerstin A Brocker
Background Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) captures the entire pelvis during Valsalva maneuver and helps diagnosing pelvic floor changes after reconstructive surgery. Purpose To evaluate therapeutic outcome five years after reconstructive surgery using clinical examination, dMRI, and quality-of-life (QOL) questionnaire. Material and Methods Clinical examination, dMRI, and QOL questionnaire were conducted before surgery and in the follow-ups at 12 weeks, one year, and five years in women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) stage ≥2...
January 1, 2018: Acta Radiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29408745/should-the-visceral-peritoneum-be-closed-over-mesh-in-abdominal-sacrocolpopexy
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M Kulhan, N G Kulhan, N Ata, U A Nayki, C Nayki, P Ulug, N Yilmaz
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Peritonisation of mesh during Abdominal sacrocolpopexy is generally advocated to prevent adhesions to the viscera; however, randomized clinical trials are lacking. In this study; we aimed to investigate whether the mesh peritonisation is clinically significant or not. MATERIAL METHOD: Thirty-four patients who were operated for the reason of pelvic organ prolapse were included in the study. Patients were divided into two groups by retrospective scanning from the files and surgical reports...
January 30, 2018: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29397780/depressive-symptoms-affect-outcomes-of-pessary-use-in-postmenopausal-women-with-uterine-prolapse
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F-F Ai, L Zhu, M Mao, Y Zhang, J Kang
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate the impact of depressive symptoms on successful pessary treatment for postmenopausal women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (POP). METHODS: We performed a prospective study involving postmenopausal women with POP who visited our clinic seeking pessary treatment. Demographic information and medical histories were collected. The participants completed the following questionnaires at baseline and after 3 months of successful pessary use: (1) the Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire-7 (PFIQ-7); (2) the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI-20); and (3) the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)...
February 3, 2018: Climacteric: the Journal of the International Menopause Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29393505/can-pelvic-floor-trauma-be-predicted-antenatally
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Jessica Caudwell-Hall, Ixora Kamisan Atan, Chris Brown, Rodrigo Guzman Rojas, Susanna Langer, Ka Lai Shek, Hans Peter Dietz
INTRODUCTION: Levator trauma is a risk factor for development of pelvic organ prolapse. We aimed to identify antenatal predictors for significant damage to the levator ani muscle during first vaginal delivery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective observational study utilising data from two studies with identical inclusion criteria and assessment protocols between 2005 and 2014. 1148 primiparae with an uncomplicated singleton pregnancy were recruited and assessed with translabial ultrasound at 36 weeks antepartum and 871 (76%) returned for reassessment 3-6 months postpartum...
February 2, 2018: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29392481/health-related-quality-of-life-and-pelvic-floor-dysfunction-in-advanced-stage-ovarian-cancer-survivors-associations-with-objective-activity-behaviors-and-physiological-characteristics
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Christelle Schofield, Robert U Newton, Paul A Cohen, Daniel A Galvão, Joanne A McVeigh, Ganendra R Mohan, Jason Tan, Stuart G Salfinger, Leon M Straker, Carolyn J Peddle-McIntyre
PURPOSE: Little is known about the relationship between health-related quality of life (HRQoL), pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD), and modifiable lifestyle and physiological factors for ovarian cancer survivors (OCS). The primary aim of the study was to compare post-treatment advanced-stage OCS with age-matched controls on measures of HRQoL and PFD. The secondary aim was to examine associations between HRQoL, PFD, objective activity behaviors, physical function, and body composition in OCS...
February 1, 2018: Supportive Care in Cancer: Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390218/-surgical-treatment-of-pelvic-organ-prolapse
#20
Leonidas Karapanos, Johannes Salem, Ilgar Akbarov, Axel Heidenreich, Vahudin Zugor
Female pelvic organ prolapse is a widely prevalent condition and is associated with variable morbidity. It encompasses a number of clinical conditions, including subvesical obstruction, overactive bladder symptoms, sexual dysfunction and urinary und fecal incontinence. The prevalence of pelvic insufficiency is estimated to be between 30 and 50 %. As life expectancy is increasing and the elderly population is growing, there will be an increased incidence of the condition and growing demand for pelvic floor treatment in the future...
February 2018: Aktuelle Urologie
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