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IUGA is dedicated to advances in knowledge of urogynecological diseases, urinary or fecal incontinence, and vaginal prolapse.
Without accepting responsibility for the content, we provide a number of informational leaflets and other tools for patient reference.

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Created by the Public Relations committee, these posters are a helpful tool for explaining the anatomy of pelvic floor dysfunction and related treatments. There are two posters available. To purchase the laminated 11 x 17” posters, visit www.iugastore.com

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Continence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Resource Directory

Please CLICK HERE for a list of Continence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Societies Worldwide with focus on patient education and local support.

If your society wishes to be listed here, please email: office@iuga.org


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Find a Urogynecologist Tool

IUGA’s membership spans 80 countries worldwide with members who specialize in diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders (PFD). This tool was created for patients seeking treatment for PFD’s. Patients can search by name, country and/or specialty. E-mail membership@iuga.org if you have questions about this tool or need further assistance. Click here to access the tool. If you are an IUGA member interested in adding your name to the database, please log-in to the web site select “manage profile” then “edit bio”. Complete the requested information in the “Work info. (For the find a urogynecologist tool)” section.


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Informational Patient Brochures

To order the leaflets in printed brochure format, visit our online store at www.iugastore.com. Please note, not all leaflets are available in every language.

IUGA is pleased to offer Patient Leaflets in pdf format for convenient download. For optimal viewing, please download or upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Reader to view the pdf files by clicking here.

Leaflets in foreign languages will be added periodically. Check back frequently to see if your language is available. You may also volunteer to translate a brochure into your native language if you feel they would be helpful for your patients. If you are interested, please contact membership@iuga.org.

Anterior Vaginal Repair


Bladder Diary Form


Bladder Training


Botulinum Toxin A (BOTA) for
Overactive Bladder
and Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity.


Constipation




Cystoscopy




Hormone Replacement Therapy


Intermittent Self Catheterization


Interstitial Cystitis


Overactive Bladder


Pelvic Floor Exercises


Pelvic Organ Prolapse


Posterior Vaginal Wall
& Perineal Body Repair


Recovery Guide



Sacral Neuromodulation



Sacrocolpopexy


Sacrospinous Fixation


Stress Urinary Incontinence


Urethral Bulking


Urinary Tract Infection


Urodynamics


Uterosacral Ligament Suspension



Vaginal Hysterectomy for Prolapse



Vaginal Repair with Mesh




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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Anatomical & Surgical Chart
A New Tool for Physicians

The IUGA Public Relations Committee has developed an informative Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Anatomical
& Surgical Chart as a tool for physicians to use to help educate their patients about the various types of PFD and their treatments. It’s an 8.5 x 14” full color chart and stand and contains images created by a medical illustrator. The chart is in the final stages of development and will be available for sale through the IUGA online store sometime in late 2013. Please click here to view some of the chart’s content. For more information, please contact Amy Cassini, Membership Manager at amy@iuga.org.


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Several IUGA members have volunteered to help translate the patient leaflets into different languages. However, additional help is needed since there are now over 20 leaflets available. It takes approximately an hour and a half to translate one leaflet and all translators receive credit on the back of the leaflet. If translations are not produced by a group it needs to be reviewed; therefore, IUGA is seeking volunteers for that role as well. To volunteer, please contact Amy Cassini, Membership Manager at amy@iuga.org

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