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President's Perspective: Meet Our New Board Members
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We had an outstanding group of nominees for this year's election cycle. I would like to thank all of the candidates for submitting applications. AUGS relies on the dedication of its volunteers to support and advance the society's mission of promoting the highest patient care through excellence in education, research, and advocacy. The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of the society.

I am pleased to announce the results of the 2014 AUGS Board Ballot. Dr. Halina Zyczynski has been elected Vice President. Drs. Shawn Menefee and Adam Steinberg have been elected to serve on the AUGS Board of Directors. Their terms begin on October 1, 2014.

Read more about our new Board members!
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Stay Connected at the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting
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We're excited to announce that the mobile application for the event is now live. You will get up-to-the-minute information such as the latest agenda, updates from AUGS and IUGA, speaker information, posters, maps, corporate sponsor details and more.

The app also includes a multitude of optional features for attendee networking and personalization. You can send messages to fellow attendees leading up to and during the event, as well as create a personal profile viewable to other app users. To enable these optional features, open the app and log in at the top of the left side Menu area. Please use the email that you used to register for the conference. Profile customization and photo upload can be found under the app's My Account button.

To get the AUGS/IUGA mobile app:
  • iPhone and iPad users — search for either "AUGS" or "IUGA" on the Apple App Store.
  • Android users — search "AUGS IUGA" on the Google Play Store.
  • Blackberry, Windows, others — go to this address on your smart phones (omit www): https://augs-iuga2014.gatherdigital.com
We recommend that you allow "push notifications" in order to receive important announcements, such as schedule updates and room changes.

Thanks and looking forward to seeing everyone in Washington, D.C.!

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Join the PFD Research Foundation's $100,000 Donation Challenge!
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Every dollar raised during the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting will be matched by AUGS up to $50,000! Help us raise $100,000 in DC! In addition to onsite donations at the meeting, AUGS will also match online donations collected at www.pfdresearch.org between July 22 – 26, 2014.

Your contribution will transform the lives of women through the support of innovative and effective research that advances the prevention, treatment and cure of female pelvic floor disorders.

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Descriptive cross sectional study on prevalence, perceptions, predisposing factors and health seeking behavior of women with stress urinary incontinence
BMC Women's Health
Stress urinary incontinence leads to considerable physical and psychological morbidity. The highest prevalence reported was found in Caucasian Americans and the lowest in Singaporean females. The study assessed the prevalence, perceptions, predisposing factors and health seeking behavior of women with SUI in an Asian setting which may have different sociocultural implications.
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Ultrasound assessment of urethral support in women with stress urinary incontinence during and after 1st pregnancy
Obstetrics & Gynecology via PubMed
To investigate the association of bladder neck position, bladder neck mobility, and levator hiatal dimensions with symptoms of stress urinary incontinence using transperineal ultrasonography in women during and after their first pregnancy.
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Retained self-inserted foreign body into the urethra associated with sequela urethral stenosis
Journal of Medical Case Reports via BioMed Central
Self-insertion of foreign bodies into the urethra represents a heterogeneous group of cases concerning a wide variety of objects and involving multiple procedures and surgical techniques.
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Pelvic floor rehabilitation to improve functional outcome after a low anterior resection
Annals of coloproctology via Korean Society of Coloproctology
Impaired functional outcome is common after a low anterior resection. Pelvic floor rehabilitation might improve functional outcome after a LAR. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate the effectiveness of PFR in improving functional outcome.
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Stress incontinence in new mothers explained by ultrasound
Medscape
Stress urinary incontinence during first pregnancy is linked to ultrasound findings of a larger hiatal area, and SUI after childbirth is linked to a more caudal and dorsal position of the bladder neck on Valsalva maneuver, according to a planned secondary analysis of a prospective observational study published in the August issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
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President's Perspective: Meet Our New Board Members
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We had an outstanding group of nominees for this year's election cycle. I would like to thank all of the candidates for submitting applications. AUGS relies on the dedication of its volunteers to support and advance the society's mission of promoting the highest patient care through excellence in education, research, and advocacy.

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There is still time to register for the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting
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Don't miss the opportunity to learn about the latest international, groundbreaking research and news at the AUGS-IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting.

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Download the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting mobile app
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Download the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting mobile app to stay up-to-date with the latest information on the meeting program, speakers, abstracts, and exhibitor and sponsor details.

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New wearable technology tracks your kegel exercises
New York Daily News
Just when it seemed wearable trackers has been applied to all domains, start-up Minna Life is taking them where nobody's dared to go: The kGoal Pelvic Floor Trainer helps women get in shape where it counts. "Pelvic floor muscles are one of the most important, but least appreciated parts of the body," says product designer Grace Lee in a promotional video.
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Adipose stem cells: Potential option for female SUI
Medscape
Urethral injection of patient-derived adipose stem cells and collagen may represent a viable alternative to surgery in women with stress urinary incontinence, according to a pilot study published online in Stem Cells Translational Medicine.
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