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It is with great sadness that we inform the IUGA community of the passing of Eckhard Petri. Dr. Petri was one of the founding fathers of IUGA and served as Secretary from 1982-1990, and President from 1990-1992. Involved in many facets of IUGA, he chaired the 1983 Annual Meeting in Mainz, Germany, and co-chaired the 1985 Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary. He also served for many years on the Editorial Board of the International Urogynecology Journal. In 2011, Dr. Petri was awarded IUGA’s highest honor – the IUGA Lifetime Achievement

We invite all IUGA members to review the Terminology paper on the treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence before it is submitted for publication. Please provide any feedback regarding this paper before the 11:59 PM Central Daylight time on October 4, 2019 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Surgical treatment

At present, there are no universally agreed upon, evidence-based terms for the surgical procedures related to cosmetic gynecology.  Working together with AUGS, we will develop a paper to define terms and clearly and specifically describe each procedure including materials and instruments used. Each term must

The September issue of the International Urogynecology Journal is now available! Don't miss out on the latest news and research in the international field of urogynecology!

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It’s hard to believe that the 2019 joint AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting is only a month away! Our annual meeting is always one of the highlights of the year for me, and this year I have the additional honor of welcoming you