As an academic center, we are currently undertaking a number of cutting-edge research projects to improve our knowledge regarding female pelvic floor disorders and improve patient surgical and nonsurgical outcomes," she said.
What does PFD stand for?
PFD stands for Pelvic Floor Disorder
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of PFD
We have 123 other meanings of PFD in our Acronym Attic
- Possession of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence
- Proportional Flow Control Valve (electric propulsion systems)
- Primary Forms of Cerebrovascular Insufficiency
- Parker Fire District (Parker, CO)
- Partial Fractions Decomposition (calculus)
- Partido Fuerza Democrática (Democratic Force Party, Costa Rica)
- Partners for Development (Silver Spring, MD)
- Partnerships for Finance and Development
- Passive Frequency Doubler
- Patron Fare Display
Samples in periodicals archive:
Chon comes to the Naples area bringing with her, a wealth of experience and training in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders and voiding dysfunction in both male and female patients.
In his opening remarks, Dr Denise Howard and consultant urogynecology at Corniche Hospital, said, "Approximately one out of three women suffers from Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD) including UI, prolapse and fecal disorders.
They address pseudo-obstruction, pelvic floor disorders, therapeutic endoscopy, the surgical treatment of pancreatitis and gallbladder cancer, abdominal aortic aneurysms, indications for liver transplantation, breast screening, parathyroid surgery, and other topics.
Samuel Badalian and Paula Rosenbaum studied 1961 women and found that 23% of American women over age 20 have a pelvic floor disorder, which often leads to urinary or even fecal incontinence.
Treatment protocols and documentation are also covered, and there is a full chapter on electromyographic assessment of female pelvic floor disorders.
The prevalence of pelvic floor disorders and their relationship to gender, age, parity and mode of delivery.