ISPP is the International Society for Pelviperineology, ISPP was originally founded in 1996 as AAVIS, the Association of Ambulatory Vaginal and Incontinence Surgeons. Initially AAVIS was a group of Australian Gynaecologists with a special interest in minimally invasive Day Surgery techniques for incontinence and prolapse. In 2010 AAVIS changed its’ name to become ISPP and changed its’ constitution to become an International and multidisciplinary Society, welcoming urologists and coloproctologists, as well as gynaecologists from around the world.
As a legal entity the ISPP is still based in Australia as an Incorporated Association in the state of New South Wales. The ISPP publishes a quarterly medical journal called Pelviperineology which is an open-access peer reviewed journal free to read online at www.pelviperineology.org Members of the Society can choose to pay an extra $20 to receive a hard copy of each edition of the journal posted to their home or office
Each year Since 1998 the ISPP has organized an Annual Scientific meeting with workshops, tutorials, Plenary Sessions and live surgery