Alexandra Bourcier

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Background: A complete line of block (CLOB) in the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) is the endpoint of typical atrial flutter ablation. Before CTI block is obtained, a progressive CTI conduction delay due to an incomplete line of block (InLOB) can be difficult to distinguish from CLOB. The purpose of this study was to assess a new simple approach based on the(More)
Pelvic floor disorders can be improved by various methods of conservative treatment. Urogynecologic rehabilitation involves pelvic floor physiotherapy, functional electrical stimulation and biofeedback. Recent urodynamic studies have revealed obstetric risk factors, and restoration of pelvic floor musculature after vaginal deliveries is essential. It would(More)
This article discusses the therapies that have been developed for the treatment of stress incontinence due to female pelvic-floor dysfunction. A combination of pelvic muscle exercises, biofeedback, behavioral modification, and electrical stimulation are all treatment options that do not involve surgery. When physiotherapy proves successful, and surgery is(More)
Non-surgical, non-pharmacological treatment for female pelvic floor dysfunction is represented by rehabilitation in urogynecology. Since Kegel, in 1948, who proposed the concept of functional restoration of the perineal muscles, no specific term has actually been established. Owing to the number of specialists involved in the management of female pelvic(More)
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