From the ∗Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inova Health System, Fairfax, VA
†Urogynecology Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Technion Medical School, Hadera, Israel
‡Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
§Department of Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
∥Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
¶Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
∗∗Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
††Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pelvic Floor Disorders Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
‡‡Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northshore Hospital, Chicago, IL
§§Department of Colorectal Surgery Hospital Casa de Saúde São José, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
∥∥Department of Medical Imaging, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
¶¶Pelvic Floor Unit, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom
∗∗∗Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pelvic Floor Disorders Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Proceedings of the Consensus Meeting of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of Abdominal Radiology, the International Continence Society, the American Urogynecologic Society, the International Urogynecological Association, and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
This document is a report of a “Proceedings” and not a formal society recommendation. Further, the document reflects clinical and scientific advances as of the date issued and is subject to change. The information should not be construed as dictating an exclusive course of treatment or procedure to be followed. Its content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or treatment. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific procedure or treatment is to be made by the physician and patient in light of all circumstances presented by the patient.
Correspondence: Liliana Bordeianou, MD, MPH. E-mail: [email protected].
The authors have declared they have no conflicts of interest.
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J.A., S.M.M.-R., and A.M. participated and contributed equally as first co-authors.
L.B. and S.A.S. participated and contributed equally as senior co-authors, listed alphabetically.
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This article is being published concurrently in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, International Urogynecology Journal, and Urogynecology. The articles are identical except for minor stylistic and spelling differences in keeping with each journal’s style. Citation from any of the 3 journals can be used when citing this article.