PFD Week 2023 important Dates
Take a look at some important dates ahead of PFD Week 2023.
Get involved with upcoming AUGS meetings and courses
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Zinc-containing vaginal gel for the prevention of recurrent vaginal infections: a pilot trial
Zinc plays a pivotal role in the body to prevent infection and maintain epidermal balance. At the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, a poster presentation showed that using a zinc-containing vaginal gel may decrease the reoccurrence of vaginal infections in women.
How prevalent are urinary tract injuries during gynecologic surgeries?
During the poster session of the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, 2 researchers shared their study insights, which honed in on key risk factors for urinary tract injuries during major surgery.
OnabotulinumtoxinA for overactive bladder in patients treated with 1 or more oral medication
Data is scare for a comparison of the efficacy of onabotulinumtoxinA for treatment of overactive bladder between patients treated with 1 oral overactive bladder medication vs patients treated with more than 1.
Collaboration, patient representation, and why this is the best time to be alive were the themes of the AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting presidential addresses this year
Two physicians, one from the United States, one from Brazil, extol the virtues of being a member of AUGS and IUGA, and how there is no time like the present when it comes to medicine.
Meta-analysis suggests physical exercise levels matter in constipation management
The authors propose that moderate and high physical activity levels tend to be linked with a lower risk of constipation in adults following a meta-analysis of over 3,000 studies.
How much do women really know about pelvic floor physical therapy?
During a poster session of the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, researchers shared a study that investigated baseline knowledge of patients with pelvic floor therapy.
Health literacy impacts pain level, among other symptoms for chronic pelvic pain
Health literacy is an integral part of a patient’s ability to make informed health decisions, especially when it comes to chronic pelvic pain (CPP).
Deep dive into the use of dynamic MRI for pelvic organ prolapse
The use of dynamic MRI for pelvic organ prolapse is essential for properly counseling patients and interpreting radiographic findings.
The efficacy of pelvic floor physical therapy for women with pelvic floor disorders
During the poster session of the AUGS and IUGA 2022 Scientific Meeting, investigators showed how pelvic floor physical therapy (PFPT) can help pregnant women who suffer from obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI).
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