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21.01.2019 | Original Article

Stromal derived factor-1 plasmid as a novel injection for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in a rat model

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is defined as unintentional loss of urine on exertion, sneezing or coughing. It is estimated that 40% of childbearing women develop SUI [ 1 ]. The prevalence of incontinence in US women is expected to increase from …

21.01.2019 | Original Article

Contributing factors in forceps associated pelvic floor trauma

A safe, atraumatic birth for both mother and baby should be the cornerstone of maternity care. While most women seem to be willing to accept some risk to themselves for the benefit of their baby, increasing attention is being paid to irreversible …

21.01.2019 | Original Article

Prevalence of urinary incontinence in women powerlifters: a pilot study

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a chronic and consequential problem, and has been defined by Haylen et al. as a complaint of involuntary loss of urine [ 1 ]. The incidence of UI in women is reported to range between 37 and 63% [ 2 ], and is …

21.01.2019 | Original Article

Incidence and contributing factors of perioperative complications in surgical procedures for pelvic organ prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is the most common form of pelvic floor dysfunction and refers to the drop of the pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus, rectum, and/or small intestine, into or outside of the vagina [ 1 ]. Globally, it affects up …

Open Access 17.01.2019 | Original Article

Underestimation of pelvic organ prolapse in the supine straining position, based on magnetic resonance imaging findings

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition, affecting 25–41% of middle-aged and elderly women [ 1 , 2 ]. Accurate staging of POP is critical for treatment assignment, including decisions regarding the type and extent of surgical correction.

Über diese Zeitschrift

The International Urogynecology Journal is the official journal of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA).The International Urogynecology Journal has evolved in response to a perceived need amongst the clinicians, scientists, and researchers active in the field of urogynecology and pelvic floor disorders. Gynecologists, urologists, physiotherapists, nurses and basic scientists require regular means of communication within this field of pelvic floor dysfunction to express new ideas and research, and to review clinical practice in the diagnosis and treatment of women with disorders of the pelvic floor. This Journal has adopted the peer review process for all original contributions and will maintain high standards with regard to the research published therein. The clinical approach to urogynecology and pelvic floor disorders will be emphasized with each issue containing clinically relevant material that will be immediately applicable for clinical medicine. This publication covers all aspects of the field in an interdisciplinary fashion

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