Acta Med Port 2017 Aug 31;30(7-8):568-572. Epub 2017 Aug 31.
Serviço de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia. Centro Hospitalar Tâmega e Sousa. Penafiel. Portugal.
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BJOG 2009 Apr 10;116(5):700-7. Epub 2009 Feb 10.
Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.
Objective: The objectives of this study were to investigate prevalence of urinary incontinence at 6 months postpartum and to study how continence status during pregnancy and mode of delivery influence urinary incontinence at 6 months postpartum in primiparous women.
Design: Cohort study.
Setting: Pregnant women attending routine ultrasound examination were recruited to the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Read More
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1999 ;10(6):394-8
Department of Physiotherapy, Trondheim Regional Hospital and Melhus Physiotherapy Clinic, Melhus, Norway.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the prevalence of urinary incontinence during pregnancy and the postpartum, and to examine postpartum pelvic floor muscle strength. Eight weeks postpartum the prevalence of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor muscle strength was registered. All women in a Norwegian community, delivering at the local hospital during a 1-year period, were included in the study. Read More
Ginecol Obstet Mex 2011 Sep;79(9):540-6
Departamento de Ginecología y Obstetricia, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Espana.
Background: The incidence of multiple pregnancies increased in the last two decades. Several studies seeking the incidence of pelvic floor pathology, particularly urinary incontinence and its risk factors, conclude that a previous cesarean and vaginal delivery even more, carry an increased risk for developing urinary and fecal incontinence, compared with patients nulligravida.
Objective: To determine the different risk factors for urinary incontinence after a twin pregnancy. Read More
J Med Assoc Thai 2013 Feb;96(2):144-9
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Objective: To assess prevalence of Urinary Incontinence (UI) during the late third trimester and three months postpartum period in King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.
Material And Method: The present study population comprised > or = 36 weeks singleton pregnant women attending the ANC at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital between 2009 and 2010. Questionnaire was developed from International Continence Society Questionnaire, which consisted of two parts, (1) socioeconomic demographic, characteristics related to UI, and (2) obstetric characteristic, UI experienced after delivery. Read More