Memona Majida

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in reversing pelvic organ prolapse and alleviating symptoms. STUDY DESIGN This assessor-blinded, parallel group, randomized, controlled trial conducted at a university hospital and a physical therapy clinic randomly assigned 109 women with prolapse stages(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the interobserver repeatability of measurement of the pubovisceral muscle and levator hiatus, and the position of related organs, during rest, muscle contraction and Valsalva maneuver using three- and four-dimensional (3D and 4D) transperineal ultrasound. METHODS Seventeen women were included in the study. The position and dimensions(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse (POP), including physical activity, clinically measured joint mobility and pelvic floor muscle (PFM) function. DESIGN One-to-one age- and parity-matched case-control study. SETTING Akershus university hospital and one outpatient physiotherapy clinic in Norway. POPULATION Forty-nine(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare biometric measurements of the pubovisceral muscle during rest, measured using transperineal three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). METHODS In this prospective study, 18 female volunteers underwent 3D perineal ultrasound examination and MRI. All women were examined at rest in the supine position and the(More)
The aims of the present study were to evaluate test–retest intra-observer repeatability of ultrasound measurement of the morphology and function of the pelvic floor muscles (PFMs). Seventeen subjects were tested twice. Two-, three- and four- dimensional ultrasound recorded cough, huff, muscle morphology and PFM contraction, respectively. Analyses were(More)
AIMS The aim of the present study was to evaluate test-retest measurements of functional aspects of pelvic floor muscle (PFM) contraction using four dimensional (4D) ultrasound. METHODS Seventeen females preformed three maximal PFM contractions in standing, recorded by 4D real time ultrasound, on two separate occasions. RESULTS Very good and good(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate morphological and functional changes after pelvic floor muscle training in women with pelvic organ prolapse. METHODS This randomized controlled trial was conducted at a university hospital and a physical therapy clinic. One hundred nine women with pelvic organ prolapse stages I, II, and III were randomly allocated by a(More)
OBJECTIVES many women seeking help for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) have a clinically significant descent in more than one vaginal compartment, and there is often a discrepancy between subjective symptoms and objective findings. We examined the association between the size of the levator hiatus using transperineal three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound and both(More)
The aim of present study was to compare pelvic floor morphology and function in women with and without major defects of the pubovisceral muscle. One hundred fifty-seven women with pelvic organ prolapse participated in this cross-sectional study. Participants answered a symptom questionnaire and underwent clinical and three- and four-dimensional(More)
INTRODUCTION Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) has level 1 evidence of reducing the size and symptoms associated with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). There is scant knowledge, however, regarding whether PFMT has an effect on sexual function. AIM The aim of the trial was to evaluate the effect of PFMT on sexual function in women with POP. METHODS In this(More)