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Save the Date for the 2015 Comprehensive Review Course in FPMRS
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Save the date for the 2015 Comprehensive Review Course in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, to be held March 27-28, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. 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!

New developments in the field and current concepts will be incorporated along with new American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Board of Urology related issues using the case-based approach. Lectures will be supplemented by board simulation sessions, imaging studies, as well as daily case conferences and question review sessions for extra preparation.

Registration for the meeting will open in December, but in the meantime, be sure to visit http://reviewcourse.augs.org/ for the latest information as it develops.
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Whether you are searching for a job or for a new employee, look no further than the AUGS Career Center. Employers can reach qualified candidates quickly and easily, while job seekers can find new opportunities without having to leave the AUGS website.

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Patient satisfaction following midurethral sling surgeries
Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology via Pubmed
Patient-reported outcomes and satisfaction are recognized as being equally important as traditional objective measures of success following midurethral sling procedures. The objective of this article is to review the success after MUSs in the context of patient satisfaction.
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Treatment of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome as a neuropathic pain condition
Indian Journal of Urology
A lady of 52 years with painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis presented with chronic pelvic pain, irritative voiding with sphincter dominance on urodynamics. Three years of oral analgesics, antispasmodics and intravesical therapy was ineffective. Her pain was surmised, and irritative voiding to be secondary to constant straining against a dysfunctional pelvic floor. We treated PBS/IC as a neuropathic phenomenon with a combination of neuromodulator medications and continuous caudal epidural analgesia to reduce the pain induced peripheral and central sensitisation. Botulinum toxin type A injection into pelvic floor muscles appeared to address their dysfuction. Clinical and urodynamics response was encouraging.
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The effectiveness of a lumbopelvic monitor and feedback device to change postural behavior: A feasibility randomized controlled trial
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
Frequent or sustained flexed postures play a role in the development or maintenance of non-specific low back pain. The provision of postural feedback could help individuals with or at risk of NSLBP to improve postural awareness and avoid hazardous or pain-provoking postures.
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Recurrent takotsubo syndrome in a patient with myotonic dystrophy 1
Acute Cardiac Care via Informa Healthcare
Stress-induced cardiomyopathy nd its recurrence have not been described in myotonic dystrophy-1. Case report: The patient was a 47-year-old female who was suspected to suffer from myotonic dystrophy-1 at 20 years of age, upon the typical clinical presentation and the electrophysiological findings. During weaning from general anesthesia for resectioning of a pelvic tumour she developed ventricular fibrillation, but was successfully resuscitated.
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Social stress induces changes in urinary bladder function, bladder NGF content and generalized bladder inflammation in mice
American Journal of Physiology — Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Social stress may play a role in urinary bladder dysfunction in humans, but the underlying mechanisms are unknown. Here, we explored changes in bladder function caused by social stress using mouse models of stress and increasing stress. In the stress paradigm, individual submissive FVB four weeks. Increased stress was induced by continuous, direct/indirect exposure of FVB mice to aggressor mice for two weeks.
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Save the Date for the 2015 Comprehensive Review Course in FPMRS
AUGS
Save the date for the 2015 Comprehensive Review Course in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, to be held March 27-28, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. 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!

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Value-Based Modifier Changes for the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
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THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) established a value-based payment modifier that provides for differential payment to physicians based on the quality of care provided in relation to the cost of providing that care.

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Pelvic Floor Dialogues – Issue 6 Now Available
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Pelvic Floor Dialogues – Issue 6 is now available on VoicesforPFD.org. The newsletter is designed to update patients on the latest pelvic floor research and connect them to valuable resources.

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LUTS tend to improve after pelvic mass surgery
News-Medical.net
Surgical removal of a benign pelvic mass usually improves women's pre-existing lower urinary tract symptoms, study findings suggest. Kristina Cvach from Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues prospectively studied 29 women due to undergo surgery for a large pelvic mass — either a uterine fibroid or ovarian cyst measuring 7 cm or greater.
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P&G's new $7 billion category: Female incontinence
Cincinnati Enquirer
Procter & Gamble next week is getting back into the female incontinence market by launching its highly anticipated Always Discreet product in North America. Helping women with bladder control issues is not the sexiest business, but it could prove to be lucrative: The worldwide market is estimated to be $7 billion and growing quickly as populations in developed markets age.
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Sacral magnetic stimulation effective in refractory stress incontinence
medwireNews
Sacral magnetic stimulation may be an effective treatment for stress urinary incontinence in women whose symptoms are refractory to standard therapies, a clinical trial suggests. Tien-Yow Chuang from Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, and colleagues found that a short course of SMS resulted in a substantial improvement in women's continence and quality of life, with benefits persisting for up to 4.5 months.
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