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Category Archives: Urogynecology

Breaking the silence about Pelvic Prolapse

Breaking the Silence about Pelvic Prolapse Though half of women who’ve delivered a child and half of women over 50 experience pelvic organ prolapse, it remains something rarely discussed except with a woman’s closest girlfriend or physician. Why the embarrassment? … Continue reading

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Experience counts in reducing surgical complications

The 10-year incidence of serious complications after mesh-sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence is a relatively low 3.29, but patients treated by surgeons who perform a low volume of the procedures have a 37% higher relative risk of requiring further … Continue reading

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What is the mesh controversy?

If you watch TV you may have seen commercials about lawsuits regarding vaginal mesh. What is the mesh controversy? The term “mesh” refers to a synthetic product used in surgical procedures. These can be made from various materials but the … Continue reading

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What is a Urogynecologist?

Urogynecology is a subspecialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a focus on the medical and surgical management of women with urinary or fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and other noncancerous disorders of the female pelvis. The American Board of Obstetrics … Continue reading

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