Athena Women’s Institute for Pelvic Health – News

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Preceptor of the YEARWomen’s Health Nurse
Practitioner Preceptor of the YEAR 

We are honored to announce that our very own, Linda Narcisi, APN, has been awarded Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Preceptor of the YEAR by Drexel University! Exciting news!

Female sexual dysfunctionAnn Diener was invited to the Board of Directors.

Ann Diener is a professional specialist in the female health sphere. We ave decided to invite her to the board
of directors due to her innovative ideas and opinions. She is ready to helo wome overcome their severe problems
with the reproductive system even cancer.

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Dr. Martin Akerson is Professor at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, of OB/GYN. A graduate of
Rutgers Medical School, he was granted the degree in Urogynecology at Pennsylvania State Hospital with Dr.
John Gale. e is a fully accredited medical supplier in Allegheny General Hospital, Pennsylvania. He composed
scientific labors in journals and books and an inventor in Urogynecology and Laparoscopic surgery.

National Bladder Health WeekOn behalf of AUGS we are hosting a “Break Free From PFDs” event!
If you or someone you know suffers from Pelvic Floor Disorders, join us for an informational event at our office on November 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm!

Call Kristin for more information or to register. 856-145-4587.

AUGS Position Statement on Restrictions of Surgical Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders

Position Statement on Restriction of Surgical Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders 
In July 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a white paper [1] and safety communication
[2]on the safety and effectiveness of transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse.

FEMALE PELVIC MEDICINE: SEEK THE EXPERTS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CARE

As Seen In Good Housekeeping – REDBOOK – Woman’s Day 
FEMALE PELVIC MEDICINE: SEEK THE EXPERTS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CARE
Pelvic pain, prolapse, and incontinence can rob your quality of life. The world-renowned physicians at Athena
Women’s Institute for Pelvic Health can help you get it back.

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Urogynecological Causes of Pain and the Effect of Pain on Sexual Function in Women 
Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a complex biopsychosocial phenomenon. Screening, identifying and managing
urogenital and sexual symptoms often result in significant improvement in women’s quality of life. Read more…

UPDATE on Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Placement of Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

FDA Safety Communication: UPDATE on Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Placement of
Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse 

On July 13, 2011, the FDA issued a safety communication update, intending to inform patients and healthcare
providers that “serious complications associated with surgical mesh for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ
prolapse are not rare”.

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