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  • risk of prolapse
  • Your childbearing plans-Ideally, women who plan to have children (or more children) should postpone surgery until their families are complete to avoid the risk of prolapse happening again after corrective surgery. (acog.org)
  • Patients
  • Urologists and urogynecologists at Mayo Clinic provide expert care for female patients of all ages who suffer from problems of the pelvic floor. (mayoclinic.org)
  • 338 subjects (169 patients treated with Exair Anterior and Posterior Prolapse Repair Systems and 169 patients treated with Native Tissue Repair) will be enrolled at up to 25 study centers. (fda.gov)
  • Vaginal prolapse repairs, however, are often faster and offer patients a shorter recovery time. (labome.org)
  • Lastly, the short form of the Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire-7 (PFIQ-7) was used to evaluate prognosis of surgical patients and twenty patients finished the follow-up. (hindawi.com)
  • Similarly, Western blot analysis showed the expression of proapoptosis proteins (Bax and Bad), Cytochrome-c, cleaved caspase-3, and caspase-9 in patients with pelvic organ prolapse was upregulated. (hindawi.com)
  • Patients with pelvic organ prolapse have three treatment options: nonsurgical approaches, surgical approaches, and observation. (aafp.org)
  • Many physicians and gynecologists routinely screen patients for prolapse now, and a new surgical specialty urogynecology has developed to correct this problem. (targetwoman.com)
  • During this time he received a full experience in pelvic medicine that encompassed both male and female patients. (stanford.edu)
  • Floor Disorders
  • My research is focused on the development and testing of novel minimally invasive treatment modalities for complex pelvic floor disorders. (stanford.edu)