Université de Sherbrooke

Research Spotlight


Work in Progress:

The team at the Université de Sherbrooke is currently undertaking a randomized controlled pilot trial examining the efficacy of androgen cream for treatment of stress urinary incontinence. This project, led by Dr. Marie-Elisabeth Bouchard, is currently awaiting Health Canada approval.


2022-2023 Publication List:

(Names in bold are Division members)

Bouchard ME, Stairs J, Hickling D, Clancy A, Khalil H. The use of tissue adhesive in management of genitourinary fistulas: a systematic review and case report. Int Urogynecol J. 2023 Feb;34(2):445-451. doi: 10.1007/s00192-022-05297-0.

Fisette-Paulhus I, Gagnon C, Morin M. Prevalence of urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders in women with myotonic dystrophy type 1. Neuromuscul Disord. 2023 Jan;33(1):32-39.
doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2022.11.003.

Wuebbolt D, Bouchard ME, Hussein S, Pascali D, Clancy AA. Complications Following Posterior Colporrhaphy With and Without Anal Sphincteroplasty: An Analysis of Cases in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2022 Dec;44(12):1257-1261.
doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2022.10.011.

Cacciari LP, Morin M, Mayrand MH, Dumoulin C. Never Too Late to Train: The Effects of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training on the Shape of the Levator Hiatus in Incontinent Older Women. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Sep 4;19(17):11078.
doi: 10.3390/ijerph191711078. 

Cacciari LP, Kouakou CR, Poder TG, Vale L, Morin M, Mayrand MH, Tousignant M, Dumoulin C. Group-based pelvic floor muscle training is a more cost-effective approach to treat urinary incontinence in older women: economic analysis of a randomised trial. J Physiother. 2022 Jul;68(3):191-196. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2022.06.001. 

Bouchard ME, Baker K, Schachter J, Khalil H, Pascali D, Hickling D, Clancy A. Preoperative anemia and complications after surgery for pelvic organ prolapse: an analysis of the national surgical quality improvement program database. Int Urogynecol J. 2022 Jul;33(7):1827-1831. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04800-3.