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President's Perspective: Indigo Carmine Shortage
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The AUGS Guidelines Development Committee has done a very nice review of the indigo carmine shortage situation. Attached is an information sheet that you may find helpful.
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Relive the Excitement of the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting through AUGS Social Media!
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We are currently in the midst of the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting. Whether you are attending the meeting or were unable to join us in Washington, DC, you will be able to experience the highlights through our social media channels. Follow @FPMRS and search #augsiuga2014 for the latest updates. Visit the AUGS Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/fpmrs) next week to view photographs from throughout the conference.
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Are mood and anxiety disorders and alexithymia associated with endometriosis? A preliminary study
BioMed Research International via Hindawi
The aim of this preliminary study was to determine whether psychiatric disorders, psychopathological symptoms, and alexithymia are associated with endometriosis in an Italian population.
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Pelvic muscle rehabilitation: A standardized protocol for pelvic floor dysfunction
PubMed
Pelvic floor dysfunction syndromes present with voiding, sexual, and anorectal disturbances, which may be associated with one another, resulting in complex presentation. Thus, an integrated diagnosis and management approach may be required. Pelvic muscle rehabilitation is a noninvasive modality involving cognitive reeducation, modification, and retraining of the pelvic floor and associated musculature. We describe our standardized PMR protocol for the management of pelvic floor dysfunction syndromes.
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Association between metabolic syndrome and pelvic organ prolapse severity
International Urogynecology Journal via Springer
As in the case of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, the prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse has been rising with the increasing proportion of elderly women in the population. The purpose of the present cross-sectional study was to evaluate the components of metabolic syndrome in urogynecological patients with a variable POP severity.
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Pelvic floor dysfunction after levator trauma 1-year postpartum: A prospective case-control study
International Urogynecology Journal via PubMed
The aim of this study was to evaluate pelvic floor dysfunction and anatomical signs of pelvic organ prolapse in patients with levator ani muscle trauma compared with patients with an intact LAM one year postpartum.
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Does preoperative urodynamics improve outcomes for women undergoing surgery for stress urinary incontinence? A systematic review and meta-analysis
International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology via Wiley
Urodynamics is widely used in the investigation of urinary incontinence. The existing evidence questions its add-on value in improving the outcome of surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence .
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Congenital vesicovaginal fistula: Spontaneous or forced?
International Urogynecology Journal via PubMed
Congenital vesicovaginal fistula is an exceedingly rare entity. There is no consensus regarding the nature and origin of this condition. We report two cases with congenital vesicovaginal fistula and compile previously reported cases in the English literature. Theories behind the genesis of this anomaly will be briefly presented.
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President's Perspective: Indigo Carmine Shortage
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The AUGS Guidelines Development Committee has done a very nice review of the indigo carmine shortage situation. Attached is an information sheet that you may find helpful.

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Stay Connected at the AUGS/IUGA 2014 Scientific Meeting
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Thank you for registering to attend the 2014 AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting! We're excited to announce that the mobile application for the event is now live.

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Support the Foundation at the Final Night Global Connection: Dirty Martini Bar
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Join AUGS and IUGA at DC hotspot Dirty Martini Bar for a night of food, drinks, music, dancing and networking. The three story lounge will provide something for everyone.

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Incontinence: 5 myths about the sudden urge to 'go'
CNN
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
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Weight loss surgery may help ease urinary incontinence
HealthDay News via The Philadelphia Inquirer
Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit — it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study. The study found that nearly half of women in a weight-loss surgery program reported having incontinence prior to the procedure. After surgery, most of those women said their urinary symptoms either improved or disappeared, said study researcher Dr. Leslee Subak, professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.
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