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Wolfgang Umek
Wolfgang UmekHead of Urogynecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of General Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0003-1710-7712
T +43 1 40400 29620

Further Information


Pelvic Floor Disorders; Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Polypharmacology; Polypharmacy; Urinary Incontinence

Research group(s)


  • Protein-Biomarker bei überaktiver Blase in Männern und Frauen (2014)
    Source of Funding: Medical Scientific Fund of the Mayor of the City of Vienna,
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Schneeweiss, J., Koch, M. & Umek, W., 2016. The human urinary microbiome and how it relates to urogynecology. Int Urogynecol J. Available at:
  2. Laterza, R.M. et al., 2015. Urinary and anal dysfunction after laparoscopic versus laparotomic radical hysterectomy. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 194, pp.11-16. Available at:
  3. Trofaier, M.-L. et al., 2015. Pelvic floor symptoms in female cyclists and possible remedies: a narrative review. Int Urogynecol J, 27(4), pp.513-519. Available at:
  4. Koch, M. et al., 2015. CONSORT and the internal validity of randomized controlled trials in Female Pelvic Medicine. Neurourol. Urodynam., p.n/a-n/a. Available at:
  5. Yerlikaya, G. et al., 2014. Pain perception during outpatient cystoscopy: a prospective controlled study. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 173, pp.101-105. Available at: