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SEXUAL FUNCTION IN WOMEN FOLLOWING THE TRANSVAGINAL TENSION-FREE TAPE PROCEDURE FOR INCONTINENCE.

Berthier A, Sentilhes L, Taibi S, Loisel C, Grise P, Marpeau L.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 Aug;102(2):105-9.

Objective: To assess the impact of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure on the sexual function of women who underwent this treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Method: The Lemack questionnaire was mailed to 135 women treated for SUI only, with no concomitant pelvic organ prolapse repair. more

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TWO-YEAR OUTCOMES AFTER SACROCOLPOPEXY WITH AND WITHOUT BURCH TO PREVENT STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE.

Brubaker L, Nygaard I, Richter HE, Visco A, Weber AM, Cundiff GW, Fine P, Ghetti C, Brown MB; for the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.

Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jul;112(1):49-55. Links

OBJECTIVES: To report anatomic and functional outcomes 2 years after sacrocolpopexy in stress-continent women with or without prophylactic Burch colposuspension. METHODS: In the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) trial, stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy were randomized to receive or not receive a Burch colposuspension. Outcomes included urinary symptoms, other pelvic symptoms, and pelvic support. more

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PRESURGICAL PROMESTRIENE THERAPY IN POSTMENOPAUSAL URINARY INCONTINENT WOMEN

Tinelli Andrea, Malvasi Antonio, D’Anna Little, Tinelli Raffaele, Perrone Antonio, Tinelli Francesco Giuseppe

Purpose: Our study was aimed at evaluating the efficacy of therapy with Promestriene, a synthetic diethyl-ether of estradiol with no distal hormonal effects, in patients undergoing surgical correction of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). more

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PRESURGICAL PROMESTRIENE THERAPY IN POSTMENOPAUSAL URINARY INCONTINENT WOMEN

Tinelli Andrea, Malvasi Antonio, D’Anna Little, Tinelli Raffaele, Perrone Antonio, Tinelli Francesco Giuseppe

Purpose: Our study was aimed at evaluating the efficacy of therapy with Promestriene, a synthetic diethyl-ether of estradiol with no distal hormonal effects, in patients undergoing surgical correction of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). more

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PROLAPSE SEVERITY, SYMPTOMS AND IMPACT ON QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG WOMEN PLANNING SACROCOLPOPEXY.

2) Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Jul;98(1):24-8. Epub 2007 May 3. Links
Fitzgerald MP, Janz NK, Wren PA, Wei JT, Weber AM, Ghetti C, Cundiff GW

OBJECTIVES:: To explore the relationship between severity of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), symptoms of pelvic dysfunction and quality of life using validated measures. METHOD:: Baseline data from 314 participants in the Colpopexy And Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) trial were analyzed. Pelvic symptoms and impact were assessed using the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and the Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ). more

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