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AMERICAN UROGYNECOLOGIC SOCIETY (AUGS) / INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (IUGA) JOINT REPORT ON THE TERMINOLOGY FOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES TO TREAT PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE AUGS and IUGA are looking for volunteers to help establish standardized terminology for commonly accepted surgeries for pelvic organ prolapse utilizing a collaboration of experts.  Both societies are soliciting applications from their members, who will work collaboratively to develop the terminology paper.  The resulting document will address voids in clinical practice and research and allow surgeons and scientists to better advance the field of FPMRS. Background Surgeries for...
Recent research has shown that elective salpingectomy reduces the risk of ovarian malignancy. Although this has been in practice for some time, there is a lack of specific literature about knowledge, attitudes, and practices of pelvic floor surgeons performing risk-reducing salpingectomy alongside vaginal hysterectomy. The...
We offer CME Courses to our members for FREE. Yes, that’s right- FREE!  IUGA members can now follow our second CME Course Surgical Management of POP with renowned experts Paul Moran, Stephen Jeffery, Catherine A. Matthews, Mark Walters, Abdalla Fayyad, and G. Willy Davila to...
IUGA membership is now more accessible to everyone, everywhere! Membership in IUGA, including access to all the e-learning opportunities on the IUGA Academy and an electronic subscription to the IUJ, is now FREE to doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals in Low Income...
The IUGA Board is excited to announce the launch of a new IUGA program called “International Urogynecological Consultation”, IUC in short. The purpose of the IUC is to develop a series of IUGA Consensus Statements on Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). To produce these consensus statements,...