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
Obstet Gynecol 2006 Oct;108(4):863-72
Duquesne University, Department of Physical Therapy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA.
Objective: To prospectively investigate the relationship between anal sphincter tears and postpartum fecal and urinary incontinence.
Methods: The Childbirth and Pelvic Symptoms study was a prospective cohort study performed by the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network to estimate the prevalence of postpartum fecal and urinary incontinence in primiparous women: 407 with clinically recognized anal sphincter tears during vaginal delivery, 390 without recognized sphincter tears (vaginal controls), and 124 delivered by cesarean before labor. Women were recruited postpartum while hospitalized and interviewed by telephone 6 weeks and 6 months postpartum. Read More
Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Jun;57(3):340-345
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Branch, Taoyuan, Taiwan; College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Objective: The study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and its impact on the quality of life during pregnancy and 12 months after delivery.
Materials And Methods: 866 women delivering their newborns at a tertiary hospital were recruited. All women were asked to complete several questionnaires including demographic and obstetric data, Short Form 12 health survey (SF-12), Urogenital Distress Inventory Short Form (UDI-6), and Incontinence Impact Questionnaire Short Form (IIQ-7). 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