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Short forms of two condition-specific quality-of-life questionnaires for women with pelvic floor disorders (PFDI-20 and PFIQ-7).
OBJECTIVE To develop short forms of 2 valid and reliable condition-specific quality-of-life questionnaires for women with disorders of the pelvic floor including urinary incontinence, pelvic organExpand
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Anterior colporrhaphy: a randomized trial of three surgical techniques.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes after anterior colporrhaphy with the use of 3 different surgical techniques. STUDY DESIGN One hundred fourteen women with anteriorExpand
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Responsiveness of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ) in women undergoing vaginal surgery and pessary treatment for pelvic organ prolapse.
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the responsiveness of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ) in women with pelvic organ prolapseExpand
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Risk factors for prolapse recurrence after vaginal repair.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine factors that are associated with recurrent prolapse. STUDY DESIGN Of 389 women who underwent vaginal prolapse and incontinence between June 1996Expand
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Rectocele repair: a randomized trial of three surgical techniques including graft augmentation.
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to compare outcomes of 3 different rectocele repair techniques. STUDY DESIGN One hundred six women with stage II or greater posterior vaginal wall prolapse wereExpand
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Risk of unanticipated abnormal gynecologic pathology at the time of hysterectomy for uterovaginal prolapse.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the risk of unanticipated abnormal gynecologic pathology at the time of reconstructive pelvic surgery to better understand risks of uterine conservationExpand
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Incidence and predictors of prolonged urinary retention after TVT with and without concurrent prolapse surgery.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to describe the time to adequate voiding, incidence of urinary retention, and predictors of voiding efficiency and urinary retention after tension-freeExpand
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Incidence of perioperative complications of urogynecologic surgery in elderly women.
Objective The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of and risk factors for perioperative complications in elderly women who undergo urogynecologic surgery. Study design AExpand
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Pelvic support defects and visceral and sexual function in women treated with sacrospinous ligament suspension and pelvic reconstruction.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to evaluate the efficacy and consequences of sacrospinous ligament suspension and pelvic reconstruction. STUDY DESIGN Patients who underwent sacrospinous ligamentExpand
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Laparoscopic and abdominal sacral colpopexies: a comparative cohort study.
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to compare laparoscopic and open sacral colpopexies for efficacy and safety. STUDY DESIGN Charts were reviewed for 56 patients who underwent laparoscopic sacralExpand
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