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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of and factors associated with fecal incontinence in women with urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. METHODS Study subjects were recruited prospectively, and all participants received questionnaires regarding bowel function and underwent a standardized history and physical examination. Fecal incontinence was(More)
Pelvic floor disorders are common in women. Most gynecologists are well versed in the management of urinary incontinence and uterovaginal prolapse; however, knowledge of disorders involving the anorectum is often lacking. This review will discuss the issue of anorectal incontinence in women, attempt to provide a logical outline for evaluation and treatment,(More)
The crystallinity and amorphous content of a micronized pharmaceutical development drug substance have been independently determined. An evaluation of different techniques for this purpose has been carried out, and it was found that solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (ss NMR) and X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD) were suitable for the former and latter,(More)
OBJECTIVE Review available literature on pelvic inflammatory disease in postmenopausal women. DESIGN MEDLINE literature review from 1966 to 1999. RESULTS Pelvic inflammatory disease is uncommon in postmenopausal women. It is polymicrobial, often is concurrent with tuboovarian abscess formation, and is often associated with other diagnoses. CONCLUSION(More)
OBJECTIVE We undertook the present study to attempt to apply clinical indicators predictive of cervical infection in nongravid populations with either Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Chlamydia trachomatis to our pregnant population and to determine the significance of the clinical diagnosis of "cervicitis." METHODS A retrospective chart review of all pregnant(More)
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