The following articles have been deemed by members of the IUGA Fellows, Trainees, and Early Career Professionals Committee to be of the utmost importance in the field of urogynecology.
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The Mystery of the Pelvic Floor. Barney, A. BBC July 18, 2018
Medical student self-reported confidence in obstetrics and gynaecology: development of a core clinical competencies document. Pierides et al. BMC Medical Education 2013 13:62.
Pelvic floor examination performed by medical students: a model to obtain consent. Santhirakumaran S., Kalkat H.S., Sonagara V.J. Advances in Medical Education and Practice:Volume 2019, Issue 10, 7-10
Preparing medical students for obstetrics and gynecology milestone level one: a description of a pilot curriculum Morgan H., et al., Medical Education Online, 19:1,
*Uterine-preserving surgeries for the repair of pelvic organ prolapse: a systematic review with meta-analysis and clinical practice guidelines Meriwether, K.V., Balk, E.M., Antosh, D.D. et al. Int Urogynecol J (2019) 30: 505.
FIGO review of statements on use of synthetic mesh for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Ugianskiene, A. , Davila, G. W., Su, T. and , (2019), Int J Gynecol Obstet, 147: 147-155.
Uterine preservation vs hysterectomy in pelvic organ prolapse surgery: a systematic review with meta-analysis and clinical practice guidelines. Meriwether, K.V. et al.; American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Volume 219, Issue 2, 129 - 146.e2
*An international Urogynecological association (IUGA)/international continence society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for the assessment of sexual health of women with pelvic floor dysfunction. Rogers, R.G., Pauls, R.N., Thakar, R. et al. Int Urogynecol J (2018) 29: 647.
*The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial. Visco, A.G., Brubaker, L., Nygaard, I. et al. Int Urogynecol J (2008) 19: 607.
*An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunction. Haylen, B.T., de Ridder, D., Freeman, R.M. et al. Int Urogynecol J (2010) 21: 5.