23 July 2018

Oscar Contreras Ortiz was one of the founders of the International Urogynecology Journal (IUJ) and served as president of the IUGA from 1996 to 1998. In honor of his generosity, friendship and contributions to IUGA and the field of Urogynecology, IUGA created the Oscar Contreras Ortiz Award for the Most Impactful Publication in the IUJ.

Kirsten Kluivers, theme Reconstructive and regenerative Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, together with her team were awarded the 1st Oscar Contreras Ortiz Award at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) in Vienna, Austria.

The award was given to Kirsten Kluivers on behalf of all the authors, for the publication entitled: “Risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse and its recurrence: a systematic review”.



 

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