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What does PFD stand for?

PFD stands for Pelvic Floor Disorder

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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.
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.