Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Common Name(s)

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction in primiparae two years after cesarean section: cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Angélica Mércia Pascon Barbosa, Gabriela Marini, Fernanda Piculo, Cibele Vieira Cunha Rudge, Iracema Mattos Paranhos Calderon, Marilza Vieira Cunha Rudge

Journal: Sao Paulo Med J. 2013 ;131(2):95-9.

 

There is uncertainty in the literature regarding the theory that obstetric events and pelvic floor injuries give rise to lower risk of subsequent urinary incontinence among women delivering via cesarean section than among women delivering vaginally. The objective of this study was ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2013

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Characteristics of patients seeking outpatient rehabilitation for pelvic-floor dysfunction.
 

Author(s): Ying-Chih Wang, Dennis L Hart, Jerome E Mioduski

Journal: Phys Ther. 2012 Sep;92(9):1160-74.

 

Pelvic-floor dysfunction (PFD) affects a substantial proportion of individuals, especially women.

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2012

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Assessment of women with defecatory dysfunction and manual splinting using dynamic pelvic floor magnetic resonance imaging.
 

Author(s): Costas Apostolis, Karen Wallace, Pierre Sasson, Michele R Hacker, Eman Elkadry, Peter L Rosenblatt

Journal: Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. ;18(1):18-24.

 

This study aimed to describe magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in women with defecatory dysfunction who perform manual splinting.

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2012

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The terms "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Recognition and management of nonrelaxing pelvic floor dysfunction.
 

Author(s): Stephanie S Faubion, Lynne T Shuster, Adil E Bharucha

Journal: Mayo Clin. Proc.. 2012 Feb;87(2):187-93.

 

Nonrelaxing pelvic floor dysfunction is not widely recognized. Unlike in pelvic floor disorders caused by relaxed muscles (eg, pelvic organ prolapse or urinary incontinence, both of which often are identified readily), women affected by nonrelaxing pelvic floor dysfunction may present ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2012

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Biofeedback for pelvic floor dysfunction in constipation.
 

Author(s): G Bassotti, F Chistolini, F Sietchiping-Nzepa, G de Roberto, A Morelli, G Chiarioni

Journal: BMJ. 2004 Feb;328(7436):393-6.

 

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2004

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Introital and transvaginal ultrasound as the main tool in the assessment of urogenital and pelvic floor dysfunction: an imaging panel and practical approach.
 

Author(s): R Tunn, E Petri

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Aug;22(2):205-13.

 

This article reviews the different applications of ultrasound in benign urogynecological diseases. The findings presented here were obtained by introital and transvaginal ultrasound, both of which can be performed with the same equipment (5-7-MHz sector transducer, emission angle ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2003

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Outcomes of Delivery in Patients With Dyspareunia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyspareunia; Pregnancy; Provoked Vestibulodynia; Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2012

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Value of Robotic Rectopexy for the Treatment of Complex Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Prolapse; Pelvic Organ Prolapse

 

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2011

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The Effect of Postpartum Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation in Prevention and Treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primiparous Women With Singleton Baby at Term

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

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