Abstracts 12th ISPP Annual Congress October 6-8, 2019 Treviso - Venezia
PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS: CURRENT STATUS TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND PERSPECTIVES

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Editorial

Editorial
Giuseppe Dodi
The September issue is an important one for the journal and as well for what it means in the science of pelviperineology: it is edited for the 12th ISPP Congress of the International Society of Pelviperineology, an event to which we attribute multiple meanings.
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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom September 2019
Darren Gold, Peter Petros, Klaus Goeschen, Angel Fernandez-garcia, Alfons Gunnemann Adi Y. Weintraub, Masha Tsivian, Joerg Neymeyer, Yonatan Reuven, Menahem Neuman, Alex Tsivian , Peter Von Theobald, Ryoko Nakamura, Masahiro Yao, Yoshiko Maeda, Akiko Fujisaki, Yuki Sekiguchi
Knowing what you don't know - Understanding the Integral Theory- what do we need to know?- Lax connective tissue and chronic pelvic pain - pathophysiology and treatment - Cure of bedwetting by squatting-based pelvic floor exercises - Simulated operations – a mechanical test for Integral Theory predictions - Safety and short term outcomes of a new truly minimally-invasive mesh-less and dissection-less anchoring system for pelvic organ prolapse apical repair - Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSCP) – a personal long-term experience - Development of the midurethral sling - Retropubic tissue fixation system tensioned mini-sling carried out under local anesthesia cures stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency: 1-year data
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Review

Evaluation of the effectiveness of rehabilitation treatment in patients with chronic pelvic pain: a systematic review
C. Potente, D. Giraudo, G. Palleschi, G. Lamberti
/Over the years, associations related to a number of medical disciplines, proposed various definitions of chronic pelvic pain (CPP). The differences in definitions proposed concern not only the duration or precise location of the pain, but also other characteristics such as persistence or cyclicity, the sex of affected patients, the possible presence of associated symptoms and the possibility of identifying a triggering cause.
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Original Article

High definition T2-weighted MR imaging of the female uro-genital supporting system using an external coil
V. Piloni, N. Lucchetti, T. Felici, J. Andreatini, F. Pignalosa
Clinical evaluation of women presenting with voiding dysfunctions, urogenital prolapse and sexual complaints is often difficult and imaging techniques are more and more frequently involved to obtain objective data on the status of pelvic anatomy and relationship among various structures.
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Review and medical hypothesis

The constipation illness
G. Bazzocchi, M. Balloni
Constipation is traditionally defined as a symptom, not a disease, but today it is preferred to define it as a condition of suffering, an illness, a set of symptoms and clinical signs, which the patient can arrive in several ways to. These ways are very different between themselves, but all of them converge towards a precise Syndrome defined by two clinical pictures.
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Review

Transvaginal mesh for POP: an endless story with a strong present and future in Italy and in all Europe
F. Deltetto, A. Vitagliano, I. Deltetto
ONCE UPON A TIME… Like all fairytales, this story will also have a happy ending. This article analyses the use and regulatory history of non-absorbable meshes implanted by vaginal way for the treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). The surgical mesh is a medical device used to provide additional support when repairing weakened or damaged tissue, most often made in polypropylene. We will now outline a suite of guidelines and recommendations developed on the topic and we will assess its key strength and weakness points.
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Original Article

Treatment of vaginismus by hypnotic psychotherapy. Review
A. Ambrosetti
Vaginismus affects the fertile female population in the percentage of 0.5-1%1 , and as many as 15-17%2 of the population is treated for coital pain. This literature review is aimed to explore the psychological and sexual aspects of vaginismus, in order to build a protocol of functional and effective therapeutic interventions using hypnosis, an extremely flexible method for all health care providers.
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