Basic Science Workshop into Pelvic floor Dysfunction: From the Bench to the Bedside

Workshop 15

Aims & Objectives

180 minutes
Pelvic Floor
Basic science Pelvic Floor Genetics, materials, models
Urologists, Urogynecologists, Gynecologists, Phd's with an interest in pelvic floor research
To provide an update into the most current basic science research into:
1. The genetics of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and the genes that both build up and breakdown
Extracellular Matrix (ECM). Clinical implications for obstetrical mamagement.
2. Host resopnses to materials used in implants
3. Animal models for the study of POP
4. Evaluation of in vivo biomechanical properties of implants used in POP