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On July 30, 2018, the FDA has issued a warning to alert patients and health care providers that the use of energy-based devices to perform vaginal "rejuvenation," cosmetic vaginal procedures, or non-surgical vaginal procedures to treat symptoms related to menopause, urinary incontinence, or sexual function may be associated with serious adverse events. The safety and effectiveness of energy-based devices for treatment of these conditions has not been established. The statement can be found here: https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm615013.htm ...
On April 26, 2018, Dr. Ranee Thakar (Vice-President of IUGA) and Dr. Abdul Sultan (Chair of the IUGA Membership Committee) joined more than 600 people at the VII Jornada Internacional de Uroginecologia da USP excellently hosted by Jorge Milhem Haddad in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They...
Historically within urogynecology, the lack of data combined with commercial pressure has been persuasive. In addition, many databases are designed to evaluate procedures and their outcomes rather than to provide decision-making guidance. The IUGA Database aims to address these short-comings.  The IUGA Database Challenge, October...
Whether it is for the 1st time or the 10th, some presentations are worth watching and re-watching. Learn from the experts who presented in Vienna in the comfort of your own home! The first set of content from the IUGA 43rd Annual Meetingcontent from the IUGA...
Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. If you are looking for the opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills, apply for an IUGA Observership Grant today! The purpose of the Observership Grant is to offset the costs of visiting an approved host site with proven...