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Viveve-Sponsored Research Accepted for Presentation at Two Prestigious International Conferences

Wed, 07/14/2010 - 9:46am
Bio-Medicine.Org

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Viveve, Inc., a women's sexual health company that has developed a medical device and procedure to treat vaginal laxity, recently received notification that its sponsored abstracts were accepted for the 2010 International Meetings for the International Continence Society (ICS), International Urogynocological Association (IUGA), being held as a joint meeting in 2010, and the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM). The subject of the abstracts focused on research with women and OB/GYNs regarding patients' sexual health, attitudes on vaginal laxity after childbirth, and the lack of conversation about these topics between a patient and her doctor.

"I believe the fact that these two abstracts were both accepted at such highly regarded conferences on women's health and women's sexual health demonstrate the growing interest and attention worldwide to these very important topics," said Dr. Leah Millheiser, OB/GYN and Director of the Women's Sexual Health Program at Stanford University and first author on both abstract submissions.

The abstract submitted and accepted for ICS/IUGA titled "A Cross-Sectional Survey to Assess the Prevalence and Symptoms Associated with Laxity of the Vaginal Introitus" reports on findings from qualitative and quantitative research conducted with women in the United States 25-55 years old, who have delivered at least one child vaginally. This abstract was accepted as a Podium Presentation at the Joint Meeting of ICS/IUGA which will take place in Toronto, Canada, August 23-27, 2010.

The abstract submitted and accepted for ISSM titled "Cross-Sectional Sur

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