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Last day to submit a nomination for the Robin Haff Research Award
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This award is presented annually to an individual in recognition of outstanding and sustained contribution to female pelvic floor disorders research. The Robin Haff Research Award recognizes the important role of clinical research nurses and research coordinators play in the clinical research process. Without dedicated and committed research staff, high quality research would not be possible.

For nomination criteria and requirements, please visit the AUGS website.
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Apply Now for the 2014 PFD Research Foundation Grant Program
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The PFD Research Foundation together with the June Allyson Foundation has awarded over $1.5 million in grants to AUGS members since 1998. The Foundation serves the medical profession by supporting promising, innovative research regarding the causes, prevention, cure and treatment of pelvic floor disorders.

Grant opportunities for fellows and junior faculty include one-year grants of $10,000 and two-year grants of up to $25,000 for research into pelvic floor disorders, including research specific to neuromodulation, interstitial cystitis and mesh/graft science in pelvic reconstructive surgery.

For detailed information about the grants program and to apply, visit the PFD Research Foundation website.

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AUGS Health Policy Education Survey
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The AUGS Health Policy Quality and Coding Subcommittees would like to know how you, as a member of AUGS, would like to receive information and education regarding emerging health policy changes, including changes in reimbursement, quality reporting, alternative payment models, the future of Medicare reimbursements, ICD-10 coding, and requirements. Please take a few moments to complete the brief survey so that we can customize content and the delivery method.
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Register Now for the 2014 Comprehensive Review Course in FPMRS
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AUGS and SUFU invite you to attend the 2014 Comprehensive Review Course in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, to be held March 21-22, 2014 in Dallas. Both physicians preparing for board certification and those who desire a review of state-of-the-art developments in the field are welcome to attend!

The full program has been designated for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Register Now to attend the Comprehensive Review Course! New this year-add the FPMRS Question Bank to your registration at a special rate for attendees!

For more information about the course, click here.

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New to the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
We ask. Authors answer. The new version of Journal Club Online

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This exciting new collection allows readers to clarify information and explore new issues that may arise after publication. Each month Journal Club Online will continue to feature questions focused on critical evaluation of the literature. Questions are further intended to explore the process of scientific inquiry and provide greater context to the authors' published work. Original authors are invited to provide answers to Journal Club Online questions, which are posted the following month. Editorial comments may be provided for controversial topics and/or groundbreaking research.

Access the Journal Club online through the AUGS website.

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A randomized feasibility study: Pelvic floor muscle training as an adjunct to prolapse surgery
Springer
There is evidence that in nonsurgical populations, pelvic floor muscle training and lifestyle advice improves symptoms and stage of pelvic organ prolapse. Some women, however, require surgery, after which de novo symptoms can develop or additional surgery is required due to recurrence. Robust evidence is required as to the benefit of perioperative PFMT in the postsurgery reduction of symptoms and POP recurrence.
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What is clinically relevant prolapse? An attempt at defining cutoffs for the clinical assessment of pelvic organ descent
PubMed via Springer
This study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between symptoms of prolapse and International Continence Society Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification measurements in order to establish optimal cutoffs for predicting prolapse symptoms using receiver operator characteristic statistics.
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Last day to submit a nomination for the Robin Haff Research Award
AUGS
This award is presented annually to an individual in recognition of outstanding and sustained contribution to female pelvic floor disorders research. The Robin Haff Research Award recognizes the important role of clinical research nurses and research coordinators play in the clinical research process.

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Introducing a method of in vitro testing of different anchoring systems used for female incontinence and prolapse surgery
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Since the introduction of TVT Secur in 2006, various devices with self-anchoring systems for use in female pelvic floor surgery have made their way onto the market.

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Pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation in different body positions in nulliparous healthy women and its correlation with sexual activity
International Braz J Urol
The aim of this study was to assess pelvic floor muscle (PFM) strength in different body positions in nulliparous healthy women and its correlation with sexual activity.

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Botulinum toxin may be used to ease urinary incontinence disorders if conservative treatment fails
Health Canal
Botulinum toxin preparations, such as Botox, have rapidly become a viable treatment option for urinary urge incontinence disorders, say experts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in a new Scientific Impact Paper launched today. Urinary incontinence disorders such as detrusor overactivity and an overactive bladder affect an estimated five million women in England and Wales over the age of 20. While not life-threatening, the symptoms can be debilitating and disruptive to a good quality of life.
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Study: Urgency incontinence is the most troubling urinary symptom in men and women
News-Medical.Net
Urgency incontinence is considered the most troubling urinary symptom in both men and women, according to a recent study published in the leading urology journal, European Urology. Problems related to urination, including incontinence and having to get up to urinate at night-time, have become more acceptable topics of discussion over recent years. New treatment options have also led doctors to address these symptoms more actively. Despite this, no study has effectively compared the bother of each of these bladder symptoms for men and women of all ages.
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UAB's Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics reaccredited with Center Of Excellence designation
News-Medical.Net
The National Association For Continence has reaccredited the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics as a Center of Excellence for Continence Care. UAB's Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics were the first in the United States to be recognized as a Center of Excellence in 2010 by NAFC. The Center of Excellence designation was established to help consumers locating a reliable, trustworthy, experienced expert to manage bladder and bowel control problems as well as related pelvic floor dysfunction.
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