Journal of Cell Science & Therapy

Journal of Cell Science & Therapy
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Vizzini Stefania

  • Research Article
    Delivery Mode and Pelvic Floor Disfunction
    Author(s): Vito Leanza, Vizzini Stefania, Gianluca Leanza and Carlo PafumiVito Leanza, Vizzini Stefania, Gianluca Leanza and Carlo Pafumi

    Introduction: Pelvic floor disorders compromise quality of life for a lot of women of all ages. The prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) is thought to range from 17 to 45% among adult women. The etiology is thought to be multifactorial. Traumatic damage to fascial and muscular support structures during childbirth may be, an important contributor to the development of UI and prolapse of pelvic organ (POP). The aim of this study is to consider the association between delivery mode and pelvic floor disorders (POP and UI) Materials and methods: A review of the literature was undertaken using the Medline and Popline CD Rom considering articles published from 1996 to 2011; additional sources were identified from references cited in relevant research articles. We studied articles concerning stress urinary incontinence, pregnancy, childbirth, pelvic prolapse were considered. Conclusion.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7013.1000111

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