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BACKGROUND The use of standardized mesh kits for repair of pelvic-organ prolapse has spread rapidly in recent years, but it is unclear whether this approach results in better outcomes than traditional colporrhaphy. METHODS In this multicenter, parallel-group, randomized, controlled trial, we compared the use of a trocar-guided, transvaginal(More)
Polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAHG, Bulkamid®) is a promising urethral bulking agent. This multicenter study was carried out to evaluate safety and efficacy of Bulkamid® for female stress and mixed urinary incontinence. Submucosal injection of Bulkamid® was performed in 135 women with urinary incontinence (stress, 67; mixed, 68) followed for 12 months.(More)
OBJECTIVE To prospectively assess clinical outcomes after pelvic organ prolapse repair with a standardized trocar-guided surgical device using polypropylene mesh. METHODS This was a prospective multicenter cohort study performed throughout 26 clinics. Evaluation at baseline, 2 months, and 1 year after surgery included prolapse grading using the pelvic(More)
BACKGROUND This article presents the anatomic and functional outcome of site-specific fascia repair for rectocele performed under local anesthesia. Methods. In this case series, 51 consecutive patients underwent site-specific rectocele repair under local anesthesia. Patients were subsequently reviewed in the outpatient clinic. RESULTS The mean follow-up(More)
AIMS To identify self-reported urogynaecological dysfunctions in women treated by radical hysterectomy, and predict risk factors. METHODS A survey using questionnaires. Questionnaires were mailed to 396 patients. RESULTS Symptoms of urinary incontinence and urinary retention were reported by more than one-third, respectively. One-third of the patients(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to describe the possibility of surgical repair of anterior vaginal prolapse including amputation of the cervix using local anaesthesia. The description was made according to postoperative complication, recurrence rate, influence on urinary incontinence, and satisfaction of the patient. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
AIMS To test whether symptoms of urinary incontinence after radical hysterectomy could be objectified with urodynamics and ultrasound. METHODS This case-control study comprised 100 women who underwent radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer without post-operative radiotherapy. Fifty women reporting urinary incontinence were matched with 50 women(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate pelvic floor muscles and bladder neck mobility before and after radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound. METHODS A prospective follow-up study of 22 patients studied with MRI and ultrasound preoperatively, three and 12 months after radical hysterectomy was carried out. RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe vaginal bleeding and associated pain in pregnancies terminated by childbirth. DESIGN A descriptive study based on information obtained by questionnaires administered during pregnancy. SETTING Antenatal care clinic at the Obstetrical Department, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. SUBJECTS Women (n = 8714) with singleton(More)
This prospective follow-up study evaluates long-term subjective and objective outcome of conventional anterior vaginal wall repair in an outpatient setting. Eighty-two women were operated. At 5-year follow-up anatomical results were evaluated by clinical examination. Furthermore, the women filled in a validated symptom and quality of life questionnaire.(More)