Navigation Links
AUGS Issues Statement Opposing The Restriction Of Surgical Options For Pelvic Floor Disorders
Date:3/26/2013

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), the leading professional organization dedicated to the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, issued a position statement today strongly opposing restrictions that ban surgical options for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), including transvaginal surgical mesh cleared for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Individualized treatment decisions should be made between patients and their surgeons, with the goal of providing the patient with the best, most effective therapy based on each patient's specific clinical need.

POP is a condition that occurs when the normal support of the vagina is lost, resulting in sagging or dropping of the vagina, uterus, bladder and rectum. As the prolapse of the vagina and uterus progresses, women can feel bulging tissue protruding through the opening of the vagina. The FDA first cleared the use of transvaginal surgical mesh for the treatment of POP in 2002. During such surgeries, a piece of synthetic mesh is implanted through the vagina to support the prolapsed organs.  

In July 2011, the FDA released a safety communication and white paper on transvaginal surgical mesh to highlight the potential benefits and risks associated with this therapy. Since that time, a few groups including a state medical organization, a healthcare system and a malpractice insurance company have considered restricting or have banned its use.  Such restrictions were never the intent of the FDA safety communication nor do they represent the findings of the FDA Advisory Panel.

"Women should have all treatment options made available to them. The decision of what surgical option is right for a patient should be left between the patient and her surgeon without outside interference or limitations," said Anthony G. Visco , M.D., Division Chief of Urogynec
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Urogynecologic Society
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Icahn Issues Statement Regarding Amylin Pharmaceuticals
2. Patient Advocate Foundation Announces New Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Offerings for Patients Facing Health Issues Due to Electrolyte Imbalance
3. U.S. Patent Office Issues Sixth Patent Covering Zero-Footprint Medical Image Viewers to Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC
4. Upcoming Presentations on Global Market Access Issues and Trends in Health Economics and Outcomes Research at ISPOR 2012 by Novel Health Strategies
5. BD Issues 2011 Sustainability Report
6. Ameritox Announces Educational Resources to Help Physicians Navigate Complex Compliance Issues
7. OncoSec Medical Issues Letter to Shareholders
8. FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for 800mg PREZISTA® (darunavir) Tablet
9. PAREXEL International Issues Earnings Guidance In Conjunction With Investor Day
10. MLB All-Star Pitcher CC Sabathia Issues Fast Relief Challenge to Generate Donations for the American Red Cross
11. Carl Icahn Issues Letter To Howard Solomon Of Forest Laboratories
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation ... of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend by 9% ... per outstanding share, beginning with the dividend payable on ... close of business on September 8, 2014. ... in 1906, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation is a recognized global ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX ) ("Columbia" ... trial manufacturing, and advanced analytical and consulting services to ... at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw 16 th ... New York . The Company will present ... at the New York Palace Hotel. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... and NINGBO, China , Aug. ... Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, ("Menovo") today announced they ... of generic pharmaceuticals, primarily targeting the United ... agreement, Amerigen and Menovo will jointly develop products for ... . Menovo will be responsible for manufacturing API ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Limited and the Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, today announced they had entered into a collaboration agreement regarding the development of generic pharmaceuticals, primarily targeting the United States market 2
... N.J., Feb. 15, 2011 Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (DSI), ... facility in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania from Amcor, a global ... leverage existing resources to more cost-effectively supplement its operations ... expected to be operational in the summer or early ...
... MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 15, 2011 Stryker Corporation,s Orthopaedics ... most recognizable names and personalities in professional golf, has ... of the sport and current member of the PGA ... Triathlon ® Knee System in November 2009 and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Acquires First US-Based Packaging and Manufacturing Facility 2Fred Funk Becomes Spokesperson for Stryker Orthopaedics 2Fred Funk Becomes Spokesperson for Stryker Orthopaedics 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 An unprecedented ... and neck issues, Cloud 9 Spine offers their resources online ... problems can quickly become a brick wall of discouragement as ... a professional opinion, Cloud 9 Spine offers a ... technology merged with human interaction that sets Cloud 9 Spine ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Top 10 Best ... hosting companies and announces Bluehost, HostMonster ( http://www.hostmonster.com/track/seohosts ... for the webmasters worldwide who want to buy ... As the world’s most popular server-side scripting language, ... other general-purpose programs. It is now installed on ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Now in its 4th year, Step ... 2011 by two brain aneurysm survivors. The ongoing mission of ... education to help increase early detection and to help support ... aneurysm. We hope that you will be able to join ... 4th Annual Step for Hope Run/ Walk on Saturday, September ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MarijuanaDoctors.com ... California physician, James Patel M.D. of Livermore, California. As ... best and most qualified physicians, and in accordance with ... our patients to Dr. Patel’s practice. , Initially finding ... a young age, Dr. Patel was shaped by his ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 The Pulmonica is a ... resonant, meditative sounds that can be felt vibrating in ... to use it – just taking long, slow, deep ... , Here are some examples of how to ... your eyes, relax, and maintain good posture. Try to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Making Waves on the East Coast, Cloud 9 Spine is Helping Patients Find Appointments With Local Spine Doctors 2Health News:Step for Hope and Raise Brain Aneurysm Awareness 2Health News:Army Colonel Dr. James Patel Joins the Medical Marijuana Industry 2Health News:Army Colonel Dr. James Patel Joins the Medical Marijuana Industry 3Health News:Army Colonel Dr. James Patel Joins the Medical Marijuana Industry 4Health News:Ever Thought of Meditating With a Harmonica; Harmonica Techs, Inventors of the Pulmonica® Pulmonary Harmonica®, Present Tips on How to Relax with Soothing Sounds 2
... favor of drugs in the pipeline, review finds , ... of drug studies published in major medical journals answer ... available medications works best for a particular condition. , ... effectiveness" studies, where experts seek to determine which available ...
... more than 80,000 who gave one up shows procedure carries ... a kidney carries few health risks, with donors living just ... donate, the largest study to date of donors has found. ... who donated a kidney between 1994 and 2009, researchers found ...
... ... ... ... ...
... , ... ... ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
... a certain type of genetic susceptibility to lung cancer ... with even a small exposure to cigarette smoke, a ... Cincinnati (UC) has concluded. For family members who carry ... similar for both light and heavy smokers, the researchers ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Most Drug Studies Don't Help Docs Pick Best Treatment 2Health News:Most Drug Studies Don't Help Docs Pick Best Treatment 3Health News:Kidney Donors Go On to Lead Long, Healthy Lives 2Health News:Kidney Donors Go On to Lead Long, Healthy Lives 3Health News:Introducing KePRO(TM) Engage Health - A Revolutionary Wellness & Lifestyle Management Company 2Health News:Introducing KePRO(TM) Engage Health - A Revolutionary Wellness & Lifestyle Management Company 3Health News:Introducing KePRO(TM) Engage Health - A Revolutionary Wellness & Lifestyle Management Company 4Health News:Introducing KePRO(TM) Engage Health - A Revolutionary Wellness & Lifestyle Management Company 5Health News:Online Tool Created to Contact Vatican Officials: 'Why Are American Bishops Allowed to Defy the Pope's Words Concerning Child Killing and the Eucharist?' 2Health News:Online Tool Created to Contact Vatican Officials: 'Why Are American Bishops Allowed to Defy the Pope's Words Concerning Child Killing and the Eucharist?' 3Health News:Online Tool Created to Contact Vatican Officials: 'Why Are American Bishops Allowed to Defy the Pope's Words Concerning Child Killing and the Eucharist?' 4Health News:Online Tool Created to Contact Vatican Officials: 'Why Are American Bishops Allowed to Defy the Pope's Words Concerning Child Killing and the Eucharist?' 5Health News:GoodTherapy.org and PsychCentral.com Partner to Help Therapy Seekers Find a Therapist 2Health News:GoodTherapy.org and PsychCentral.com Partner to Help Therapy Seekers Find a Therapist 3Health News:GoodTherapy.org and PsychCentral.com Partner to Help Therapy Seekers Find a Therapist 4Health News:GoodTherapy.org and PsychCentral.com Partner to Help Therapy Seekers Find a Therapist 5Health News:GoodTherapy.org and PsychCentral.com Partner to Help Therapy Seekers Find a Therapist 6Health News:Genetic variant greatly increases lung cancer risk for light smokers 2
... The SourceLink™ Delivery System offers a ... It addresses the challenges associated with ... provides the flexibility of seed and ... packaged per customers desired quantity and ...
... The Bard EXPRESS Seeding Cartridge System is ... delivering radioactive seeds and spacers into a ... Each cartridge has a(n): outer radiation safety ... synthetic absorbable spacers, integrally molded fitting that ...
... The Sysmex UF-100 is designed to ... microscopic analysis. It combines the superior ... automated urine sample analysis. Continuous sampling ... the rack-based autosamplers, streamlining sample processing in ...
... Q-Track II Holter Monitoring System uses technology ... the worlds first true 12-lead digital Holter ... of any beat contained in the 24-hour ... ,The preprocessing work done by the Q-12 ...
Medicine Products: