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Does sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim device improve symptoms of overactive bladder?

Does sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim device improve symptoms of overactive bladder?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) with the InterStim device in patients with overactive bladder (OAB). It found that SNM improved the symptoms of OAB over 3 years.  Some background OAB is a condition in which the bladder contracts involuntarily leading to a sudden, urgent need to urinate....

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Evaluating onabotulinumtoxinA effectiveness in overactive bladder according to sex

Evaluating onabotulinumtoxinA effectiveness in overactive bladder according to sex

Posted by on Aug 22, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of onabotulinumtoxinA (OBTA; Botox) injections for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) according to sex. It found that OBTA improved symptoms of OAB in women and men with lower levels of PSA (a protein made by the prostate that increases when the prostate is enlarged),...

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Can an overactive bladder be effectively treated by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and solifenacin succinate?

Can an overactive bladder be effectively treated by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and solifenacin succinate?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) combined with solifenacin succinate (SS; Vesicare) to SS alone, in patients with overactive bladder (OAB). The data showed that TENS in combination with SS was more effective than SS on its own in these patients. Some...

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Sacral neuromodulation improves clinical outcomes in patients that failed first-line Botulinum toxin treatment for overactive bladder

Sacral neuromodulation improves clinical outcomes in patients that failed first-line Botulinum toxin treatment for overactive bladder

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) in patients with overactive bladder (OAB) that failed previous Botulinum toxin A (Botox; BTA) treatment. Researchers suggested that SNM is a good method in patients who failed first-line treatment. Some background OAB causes a sudden urge to urinate that is...

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A comparison of the effects on quality of life of percutaneous and transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder.

A comparison of the effects on quality of life of percutaneous and transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder.

Posted by on May 30, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the effects on quality of life (QOL) of percutaneous and transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). The main finding was that both procedures were similarly effective at treating the symptoms of OAB. Some background OAB is characterized by symptoms such as...

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Evaluating single injection of OnabotulinumtoxinA into the bladder trigone for the treatment of overactive bladder

Evaluating single injection of OnabotulinumtoxinA into the bladder trigone for the treatment of overactive bladder

Posted by on May 16, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and durability of one injection of OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox; OBT-A) in the bladder trigone vs 20 injections avoiding this region for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that one OBT-A trigone injection is a safe and durable treatment option for these patients. Some...

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What are the effects of tamsulosin for overactive bladder in men with different symptoms?

What are the effects of tamsulosin for overactive bladder in men with different symptoms?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of tamsulosin (Flomax) in men with overactive bladder (OAB). This study suggested that tamsulosin improved the symptoms of OAB. Some background OAB is characterized by symptoms such as incontinence (urine leakage), having a strong urge to urinate, and being woken up at night due to the...

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Is mirabegron an effective add-on therapy to tamsulosin in men with overactive bladder?

Is mirabegron an effective add-on therapy to tamsulosin in men with overactive bladder?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) as an add-on therapy to tamsulosin (Flomax) in men with overactive bladder (OAB). This study suggested that mirabegron was an effective add-on to tamsulosin in these patients. Some background Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS ) represent a collection of symptoms...

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A reduction in salt intake improves the symptoms of overactive bladder

A reduction in salt intake improves the symptoms of overactive bladder

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of salt intake reduction on overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Researchers suggested that the reduction in salt intake improved OAB symptoms. Some background OAB consists of urinary urgency with or without urge incontinence (leakage of urine). It is present in 16 to 19% of patients with urinary...

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Long-term outcomes for sacral neuromodulation for lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Long-term outcomes for sacral neuromodulation for lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial looked at the long-term outcomes of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) for patients with overactive bladder (OAB). The authors found that SNM was a minimally invasive procedure with good long-term success rates.  Some background SNM one of several treatment options for the symptoms of OAB, retention and voiding issues...

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