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Guidelines, Committee Opinions, and Recommendations

Reference these guidelines and committee opinions that promote the highest quality patient care in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). Information is developed and/or collected by the AUGS Guidelines and Statements Committee, and all AUGS documents are published in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS).

If you have a recommendation for a future topic, please submit your topic with a justification to and the Guidelines and Statements Committee will take it into consideration.

View a PDF listing of our published and in development documents.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Committee Opinions and Practice Bulletins

These are assessments of emerging issues in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and are reviewed regularly for accuracy. Committee opinions and practice bulletins are developed jointly with the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

Position Statements

Statements focusing on key issues in the field of FPMRS.

FPMRS Recommendations via the Choosing Wisely Campaign

FPMRS recommendations via the Choosing Wisely® Campaign, an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation (ABIM). 

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The information above is intended to provide patients and physicians with general information, and is not intended to substitute for the treating physician's clinical judgment. The treating physician should make all treatment decisions based upon his or her independent judgment and the patient's individual clinical presentation.