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The pelvic floor is a thin but strong sheet of muscle and connective tissue that closes off the pelvic cavity from below. It supports the pelvic organs, which include the urinary bladder, the uterus, cervix and vagina, and the last part of the large bowel (the rectum) in women. In men, it contains the bladder and the rectum.
American Medical Systems fourth quarter sales increase 0.7% to $147.0 million

American Medical Systems fourth quarter sales increase 0.7% to $147.0 million

Early diagnosis of interstitial cystitis can improve quality of life

Early diagnosis of interstitial cystitis can improve quality of life

AMS reports 12-month study results of Elevate Apical and Posterior Prolapse Repair System

AMS reports 12-month study results of Elevate Apical and Posterior Prolapse Repair System

Johns Hopkins offers sources who can answer queries on prostrate cancer

Johns Hopkins offers sources who can answer queries on prostrate cancer

American Medical Systems second-quarter net income increases 22.0% to $20.6M

American Medical Systems second-quarter net income increases 22.0% to $20.6M

Female sexual dysfunction can affect quality of life: Research

Female sexual dysfunction can affect quality of life: Research

FDA grants AMS clearance for MiniArc Precise Single-Incision Sling System

FDA grants AMS clearance for MiniArc Precise Single-Incision Sling System

UT Southwestern first in North Texas to use dual-console DaVinci Surgical System

UT Southwestern first in North Texas to use dual-console DaVinci Surgical System

ICA hosts forum to improve quality of healthcare and lives of people with IC

ICA hosts forum to improve quality of healthcare and lives of people with IC

Tips for cutting back on added sugar

Tips for cutting back on added sugar

25% of adults quit their overactive bladder medication: Study

25% of adults quit their overactive bladder medication: Study

Pelvic Floor Institute launched to enhance physician knowledge on reconstruction procedures, techniques

Pelvic Floor Institute launched to enhance physician knowledge on reconstruction procedures, techniques

New study to compare Botox against oral medications for urge incontinence in women

New study to compare Botox against oral medications for urge incontinence in women

Levator ani syndrome: Biofeedback more effective than EGS or digital massage

Levator ani syndrome: Biofeedback more effective than EGS or digital massage

Structured and supervised exercise can prevent postnatal depression, says study

Structured and supervised exercise can prevent postnatal depression, says study

Fecal incontinence: Sacral nerve stimulation along with Medtronic InterStim Therapy promising

Fecal incontinence: Sacral nerve stimulation along with Medtronic InterStim Therapy promising

Beaumont Hospital opens women's urology center

Beaumont Hospital opens women's urology center

New minimally invasive sports hernia repair gets athletes back in the field faster than traditional repair

New minimally invasive sports hernia repair gets athletes back in the field faster than traditional repair

Study: Several types of treatment can provide relief for pelvic floor disorders

Study: Several types of treatment can provide relief for pelvic floor disorders

Article features pelvic health problems, risk factors and treatment options for women

Article features pelvic health problems, risk factors and treatment options for women