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Name: Lauri J. Romanzi
Date registered: February 27, 2012
URL: http://www.urogynics.rog

Latest posts

  1. Sex, Weight and Self after Baby — March 13, 2012
  2. Obstetric Fistula: an eradicable blight on women’s lives. Let’s end it. — December 13, 2011
  3. Maternal Mortality in Niger & Fashion International de la Mode Africaine 2011 — December 1, 2011
  4. Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery and Graft Complications 1950-present — September 6, 2011
  5. Female sexual function and vaginal surgery — August 29, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. “Plumbing and Renovations” Preview – Uterine resuspension and other hysterectomy-free options for vaginal prolapse — 7 comments
  2. Prolene mesh and your prolapse repair – a word from the wise — 5 comments
  3. Menopause and Hormone Therapy courtesy of Dr. Patricia Allen — 2 comments
  4. Fistula Repair in Africa; one surgeon’s experience — 2 comments
  5. Ask Dr R: Painful ovarian cyst after hysterectomy — 2 comments

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Mar 13

Sex, Weight and Self after Baby

   For all the Ask Dr R queries about getting your self and your life back after childbirth… The beauty of motherhood and womanhood lies in the balance –      Losing Baby Weight Many women look back at their pre-baby clothes convinced they will never wear them again, but there is hope, because most do …

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Dec 13

Obstetric Fistula: an eradicable blight on women’s lives. Let’s end it.

  UNFPA campaign to end obstetric fistula invites you to change the world.

Dec 01

Maternal Mortality in Niger & Fashion International de la Mode Africaine 2011

Fashion Internationale de la Mode Africaine FIMA 2011 It was a pleasure to return to Niamey, Niger, this trip by far the most fashionable, sponsored by internationally renowned designer Alphadi and his innovative wife Kadidja, along with United States Ambassador Bisa Williams and the First Lady of Niger, colleague Dr Malika Issoufou Mahamadou. Promoting health and wellness …

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Sep 06

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery and Graft Complications 1950-present

Vaginal prolapse surgery with synthetic and non-synthetic graft material – Concerns about the use of graft material, particularly Prolene mesh, continue to mount after the most recent FDA warning on mesh in vaginal surgery.  These diligent authors from Michigan, Texas, Massachussetts, Washington State, New Mexico and Israel combed the international medical literature in all languages from …

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Aug 29

Female sexual function and vaginal surgery

Vaginal Prolapse Surgery, Vaginal Contour and Female Sexual Function This is another manuscript I reviewed for the Journal of Sexual Medicine, published by colleagues from The Mayo Clinic in the International Urogynecology Journal July 2011 issue. These authors looked carefully at the possibility of change in vaginal contour resulting from pelvic organ prolapse surgery with regards to female …

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Aug 22

Ask Dr R: painful sex- perineoplasty?

Painful sex after menopause Hello Dr. R, I am a 51 year old that has pain upon entry, visited my doctor and he is suggesting a perineoplasty, is that the same procedure as a Fenton’s?  Is there anything else that wouldn’t be as invasive? I do not want to take hormones and I am not …

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Aug 15

Labia minora: anatomy and sex

Labiaplasty, cosmetic gynecologic surgery, female sexual function and anatomy of the female vulva   Every two months I report for on scientific manuscripts in the recent medical literature for the Journal of Sexual Medicine that pertain to female sexual function. In an anatomic study of vulvar anatomy published in the journal of the American Urogynecologic Society, …

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Jul 19

Female Sexual Dysfunction and Androgens: The Real Deal

FEMALE SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION & ANDROGEN DEFICIENCY Just because you’ve gone through menopause doesn’t mean sex—and the DESIRE for sex—should stop. Ten years ago, a sex study published in Journal of the American Medical Association found that 43% of women suffer from sexual dysfunction at some point…compared to just 31% of men. To be fair, and clear, …

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Jul 13

Pregnancy, Prolapse and Cesarean on Demand

Cesarean on Demand More women than ever before are showing up at the hospital in labor and asking for a cesarean section. According to the National Institutes of Health, the rate of c-section delivery has increased 40% since the mid-90s, a trend reflected in these NIH summary statements: Between 1996 and 2007, the C-section rate …

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Jul 07

Vitamin D and Women’s Health

The Center for Disease Control attests that at least 77% of American adults don’t get enough Vitamin D. And while that’s bad news for everyone, it’s often WOMEN who suffer most. Vitamin D is involved in regulating up to 2,000 different genes in the human body. Considering that this amounts to 10% of our makeup, …

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