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Comparing pessaries and disposable continence devices for managing stress incontinence

Comparing pessaries and disposable continence devices for managing stress incontinence

Posted by on Oct 25, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two treatments for stress urinary incontinence (SUI), continence pessaries (CP) and disposable intravaginal continence devices (DICD). It found that both treatments reduced symptoms of stress incontinence after 4 weeks in 75-80% of patients. Some background SUI is a condition that commonly affects women...

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How effective is the Altis® single-incision sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence in the long-term?

How effective is the Altis® single-incision sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence in the long-term?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term effectiveness and complication rates of the Altis® sling (Coloplast) use in women with predominant stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The data showed favorable results for long-term safety and effectiveness, and improved quality of life (QoL) in these patients. Some background SUI is a common...

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Which treatment is best for stress incontinence, surgery or bulking agents?

Which treatment is best for stress incontinence, surgery or bulking agents?

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

In a nutshell This study compared the use of bulking agents versus surgery for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It found that bulking agents were less effective for SUI compared to surgical treatment. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a condition that is common in women. It leads to leaking of urine...

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Does a disposable home electrical stimulation device improve symptoms of urinary incontinence in women?

Does a disposable home electrical stimulation device improve symptoms of urinary incontinence in women?

Posted by on Sep 28, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of the Pelviva electro-stimulation device for the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI) in women. It found that the Pelviva device improves UI compared to standard treatment.  Some background Urinary incontinence (UI) is a very common problem for women, especially in older age. It involves...

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Is electrical stimulation an effective treatment for stress urinary incontinence in women?

Is electrical stimulation an effective treatment for stress urinary incontinence in women?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of electrical stimulation (ES) for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. It found that ES improved incontinence-related quality of life over in the short-term. Some background SUI is a condition in which urine leaks out involuntarily when increased pressure is...

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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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