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Comprehensive Review Course registration is now open
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The 2015 Comprehensive Review Course will be held in Dallas from March 27-28. This course is presented by AUGS and SUFU and will provide a state-of-the-art review of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. It has been designated for 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. To register for the Review Course, or for more information, click here.
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Remember to renew your AUGS dues
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It is that time of year when we reflect on our many accomplishments, consider future goals and most importantly — renew our AUGS dues. As the leader in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, AUGS is committed to advancing the highest quality patient care through excellence in education, research and advocacy. Your continued membership in AUGS is vital to our ability to accomplish this mission and continue to make an impact in the lives of women suffering from pelvic floor disorders.

To renew your membership online, visit www.augs.org/renew. If you require a paper invoice to renew, please contact AUGS at info@augs.org.

After you have completed the dues renewal process, please check your membership profile to verify that all contact and demographic information is correct and make any necessary updates so that other members and potential patients have the information they need to reach you. By keeping your member profile up-to-date, you are guaranteed access to all of the exclusive benefits an AUGS membership offers.

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Apply Now for the ACS/AUGS Year 2015 Scholarship
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The American College of Surgeons and the American Urogynecologic Society are pleased to announce a shared scholarship open to U.S. members in good standing of both organizations.

This scholarship supports attendance and participation in the "Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management," which will take place May 31- June 6, 2015 at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. Additional details are available on the Brandeis University website.

Click here for the requirements for the scholarship. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is February 2, 2015. We anticipate that applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection committee’s decision by March 31, 2015.

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF via email to: kearly@facs.org, with "Attn: ACS/AUGS" in the Subject line.

Please address questions to Ms. Kate Early, the ACS Scholarships Administrator, at 312-202-5281, or kearly@facs.org.

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FPMRS ARTICLES


The management of massive haematomas after insertion of retropubic mid-urethral slings
International Urogynecology Journal via PubMed
The retropubic mid-urethral sling is the most commonly performed procedure for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and is associated with a low risk of complications. Large retropubic haematomas occur sporadically and may have life-threatening consequences. Because of their infrequent nature, there is a dearth of information regarding this serious complication. The aim of this study was to identify the incidence of large haematomas and any lessons learnt from their treatment.
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Transrectal ultrasonography of anorectal diseases: Advantages and disadvantages
Ultrasonography
Transrectal ultrasonography has been widely accepted as a popular imaging modality for Epub ahead of print evaluating the lower rectum, anal sphincters, and pelvic floor in patients with various anorectal diseases. It provides excellent visualization of the layers of the rectal wall and of the anatomy of the anal canal. TRUS is an accurate tool for the staging of primary rectal cancer, especially for early stages.
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Döderlein-Krönig vaginal hysterectomy: an alternative to the traditional Heaney hysterectomy
International Urogynecology Journal via PubMed
A video recording was made of the hysterectomy using an alternative technique described by Drs. Döderlein and Krönig in 1906. The patient in the video had stage 3 prolapse and desired surgical correction. The video demonstrates an exam under anesthesia, an anterior colpotomy, delivery of the uterine fundus through the colpotomy, and completion of the hysterectomy.
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The effect of age on stress and urgency urinary incontinence outcomes in women undergoing primary midurethral sling
International Urogynecology Journal via PubMed
The primary aim was to characterize stress urinary incontinence symptom distress and impact after a midurethral sling in women ≥70 compared to women older than 70 years of age.
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Comparative study to evaluate the intersystem association and reliability between standard pelvic organ prolapse quantification system and simplified pelvic organ prolapse scoring system
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India via PubMed
The purpose of this study was to determine the association between the standard pelvic organ prolapse quantification classification system and the simplified pelvic organ prolapse classification system.
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Does preoperative urodynamic testing improve surgical outcomes in patients undergoing the transobturator tape procedure for stress urinary incontinence? A prospective randomized trial
Korean Journal of Urology
Urodynamic studies are commonly performed as part of the preoperative work-up of patients undergoing surgery for stress urinary incontinence. We aimed to assess the extent to which these urodynamic parameters influence patient selection and postoperative outcomes.
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A comparative study of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy and total vaginal mesh procedure using lightweight polypropylene meshes for prolapse repair
Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology via PubMed
Use of vaginal meshes for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse remains controversial. A trend toward abdominal approaches and the development of new meshes has been noted. We compared the 1-year results of two different approaches using new lightweight meshes.
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FPMRS NEWSBRIEFS


Full bladder wakes 2 in 3 women at night
Harvard Health Publications
Getting up at night to use the bathroom is often thought of as a problem mainly for older men. Not so — two in three women over age 40 wake up at least once each night because of a full bladder. And nearly half of them make two or more nighttime trips to the bathroom.
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Women live with incontinence, but it can be treated
Reuters
Older women often silently suffer from treatable urinary incontinence, researchers say. When doctors asked about urinary incontinence and offered to treat it, women were two to three times more likely to have a reduction in symptoms than when doctors ignored the condition until patients complained, they found.
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