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Free mobile app provides unsupervised treatment for women with urinary incontinence

Free mobile app provides unsupervised treatment for women with urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of app-based pelvic muscle floor training (PMFT) in women with urinary incontinence (UI). Researchers suggested that this treatment is easily available to women and improves UI. Some background UI consists of the leakage of urine from the bladder. It is present in 25 to 45% of women worldwide. The...

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Microablative radiofrequency combined with pelvic floor muscle training improves stress urinary incontinence symptoms

Microablative radiofrequency combined with pelvic floor muscle training improves stress urinary incontinence symptoms

Posted by on May 23, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of radiofrequency (RF) in stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers suggested that the combination of RF and pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) improved urinary symptoms in patients with SUI. Some background SUI consists of the leakage of urine caused by a physical movement...

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Autologous pubovaginal slings are associated with improved long-term outcomes in women with stress incontinence.

Autologous pubovaginal slings are associated with improved long-term outcomes in women with stress incontinence.

Posted by on May 16, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term outcomes of autologous pubovaginal slings (APVS) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers suggested that APVS is a durable treatment for these patients. Some background SUI consists of the leakage of urine due to pressure put on the bladder. This can be caused by exercise,...

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Comparing single-incision and transobturator slings in women with stress incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency

Comparing single-incision and transobturator slings in women with stress incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency

Posted by on May 9, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of single-incision slings (SIS) and transobturator slings (TOS) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and sphincter deficiency. Researchers suggested that SIS and TOS had similar surgical outcomes in these patients. Some background SUI is common in adult women. It involves the...

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Axonics sacral neuromodulation system improves the treatment outcomes of patients with urinary urgency incontinence.

Axonics sacral neuromodulation system improves the treatment outcomes of patients with urinary urgency incontinence.

Posted by on Apr 3, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of the Axonics System® for treating urinary urgency incontinence (UUI). Researchers suggested that this treatment was associated with improved effectiveness and safety in patients with UUI. Some background UUI occurs when there is a sudden urge to urinate. This is caused by the...

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Acupuncture improves the clinical outcomes of urinary incontinence in older women

Acupuncture improves the clinical outcomes of urinary incontinence in older women

Posted by on Feb 27, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of acupuncture for urinary incontinence (UI) in middle-aged and elderly women. Researchers suggested that acupuncture can improve the clinical outcomes of UI in these women. Some background UI consists of an involuntary leakage of urine. It affects women of all ages but mostly...

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How safe and effective is Bulkamid for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence?

How safe and effective is Bulkamid for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if Bulkamid was safe and effective in the long-term for the treatment of stress urinary incontinency and mixed urinary incontinence. The results suggest that Bulkamid was safe and effective over a 7 year period. Some background Stress urinary incontinency (SUI) is the involuntary leakage of urine due...

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Treatment of urinary incontinence in women after menopause: A review of recommendations

Treatment of urinary incontinence in women after menopause: A review of recommendations

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed different therapy options to treat urinary incontinence (UI) in women after menopause.  Some background UI consists of the involuntary leakage of urine. This can happen due to stress put on the bladder (when coughing or sneezing), urgency, or overflow of urine. Menopause is the period that marks the end of...

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How does bulking therapy compare to TVT surgery in stress urinary incontinence?

How does bulking therapy compare to TVT surgery in stress urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article looked at patients' change in quality of life (QoL) and sexual function following tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) compared to polyacrylamide hydrogel injection (PAHG) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The authors found that both treatments improve QoL and sexual function, with greater SUI improvements with TVT. Some...

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Transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation is an effective treatment for urgency urinary incontinence in older women

Transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation is an effective treatment for urgency urinary incontinence in older women

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (TTNS) in the treatment of urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) in older women. Researchers suggested that TTNS showed effectiveness at a 12-month follow-up in these patients. Some background UUI is not very common in young women, but its...

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Evaluating sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim system in patients with lower urinary symptoms

Evaluating sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim system in patients with lower urinary symptoms

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) with the InterStim system in the treatment of lower urinary symptoms such as urinary incontinence (UI) in real-world medical practice. Researchers suggested that this treatment is associated with improved effectiveness and quality of life in these...

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