An observational follow-up study on pelvic floor disorders to 3–5 years after delivery

An observational follow-up study on pelvic floor disorders to 3–5 years after delivery Introduction and hypothesis This study aimed to determine weight gain from first trimester were risk factors for SUI and the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI), fecal inconti- UUI, respectively. More women reported symptoms of POP nence (FI), and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) 3–5 years after following an instrumental delivery than those who had a nor- the first pregnancy and their associated risk factors. mal VD. Methods We assessed 506 women using the Pelvic Floor . . Distress Inventory (PFDI) and the Pelvic Floor Impact Keywords Fecal incontinence Mode of delivery Pelvic . . . Questionnaire (PFIQ). Maternal characteristics and organ prolapse Pregnancy Stress urinary incontinence obstetric data were analyzed using descriptive analysis, Urinary incontinence independent sample t test, chi-squared test, and logistic regression. Results The prevalence of UI, FI, and POP, respectively, Introduction at a mean of 43 months after first delivery was 40.8, 6.6, and 10.2% following vaginal delivery (VD) and 22.7, Pelvic floor disorders impair quality of life and comprise a 4.5, and 4.5% following cesarean section (CS). Stress wide variety of interrelated clinical conditions, such as pelvic urinary incontinence (SUI) was reported by more women organ prolapse (POP), urinary incontinence (UI), and fecal following VD than International Urogynecology Journal Springer Journals

An observational follow-up study on pelvic floor disorders to 3–5 years after delivery

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