International Urogynecology Journal
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Trainee performance at robotic console and benchmark operative times.
We hypothesize that a program of graduated surgical responsibility for trainees does not hinder operative efficiency. This was a retrospective cohort study of trainee performance times, collected prospectively in real time, for robotic cases performed at one university hospital between September 200...
Does self-motivation improve success rates of pelvic floor muscle training in women with urinary incontinence in a secondary care setting?
Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is the recommended first-line treatment for women with urinary incontinence (UI). Success rates are variable and dependent on a number of factors. The development of an incontinence treatment motivation questionnaire (ITMQ) provides us with a tool to assess patien...
Assessment of urinary incontinence in the women in eastern Turkey.
The aims of the present study were to determine the types of UI among women visiting the urology department, to identify the potential risk factors associated with each type of UI, and to identify healthcare-seeking behaviors of affected women in our region. The data of 617 community-dwelling women,...
Where to for pelvic organ prolapse treatment after the FDA pronouncements? Reply to Pelikan.
The cube pessary: an underestimated treatment option for pelvic organ prolapse? Subjective 1-year outcomes.
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition. The use of pessaries for conservative management of POP is widespread. However, there are little data on the use of cube pessaries. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether self-therapy with the use of vaginal cube pessaries in women with POP ca...
Management of two synthetic midurethral slings eroded into the urethral lumen.
We present the case of a 58-year-old woman who presented with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and recurrent urinary tract symptoms following treatment for stress urinary incontinence and who was found to have two slings eroded into her urethral lumen. The slings were debulked in the urethra usin...
European content validation of the Self-Assessment Goal Achievement (SAGA) questionnaire in patients with overactive bladder.
The Self-Assessment Goal Achievement (SAGA) questionnaire is a patient-completed instrument designed to assess goal attainment in the behavioral or pharmacologic treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), including overactive bladder (OAB). The SAGA questionnaire allows patients to identify a...
The urethra is a reliable witness: simplifying the diagnosis of stress urinary incontinence. Reply to Wagenlehner et al.
Vaginal mesh repair: is it appropriate for pelvic organ prolapse in a nulliparous female following pelvic ring fracture?
We report a case of a 26-year-old nulliparous woman who developed stage III pelvic organ prolapse two decades after pelvic ring disruption. Abdominal wall cervicopexy was performed as a primary procedure by her attending local gynecologist. Recurrence occurred in early postoperative period following...
Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for recurrent pelvic organ prolapse after failed transvaginal polypropylene mesh surgery.
A prospective case series to assess the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for the surgical management of recurrent pelvic organ prolapse (POP) after transvaginal polypropylene mesh prolapse surgery. Between January and December 2010, women with post-hysterectomy recurrent prolapse (...