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Can ultrasound help you regain continence quicker after prostate surgery?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looks at the effectiveness of ultrasound pelvic floor muscle training (US-PFMT) to restore urinary continence after prostate surgery. It concluded that this type of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT)  is quicker to restore urinary continence after prostate surgery than traditional PFMT.  Some background Urinary...

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Electroaccupuncture as a treatment for stress urinary incontinence after menopause

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of electroacupuncture in treating stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after menopause. It concluded that electroacupuncture could relieve SUI symptoms more than traditional acupuncture.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the...

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Evaluating robot-assisted artificial urinary sphincter implantation in women with stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a robotic implantation of an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. This study found that female patients with SUI benefit from robotic AUS implantation.  Some background Urinary incontinence is...

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Which type of surgery is best for stress urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared single-incision mini slings (SIMS) and transobturator slings (TOT) for the management of stress urinary incontinence. Results from this study show that transobturator slings provided better outcomes than single-incision mini slings. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) defined as the uncontrolled leakage...

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Surgery for women with pelvic organ prolapse with or without stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the best surgical treatment for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women, with and without stress urinary incontinence (SUI). This study found that women who had SUI at the time of surgery benefited from an additional procedure (mid-urethral sling) at the time of POP repair. Some background...

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Clinical Trials Today

Clinical Trials Today

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Nocturia, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 4 comments

Prior to the 20th century, most people lived about 47 years in the developed world because of infectious diseases. In 1940, the first use of penicillin to treat infectious diseases occurred and penicillin became available in 1945 to the general public. Science and research conducted throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, created more antibiotics so that life...

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The long-term outcomes of patients with artificial urinary sphincter

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study focused on the long term outcomes of treating urinary incontinence in male patients with an artificial urinary sphincter. Researchers found that most patients did not need a repeat surgery 10 years after the initial implant.  Some background Urinary incontinence is a condition where people lose the ability to control...

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Single vs standard slings for stress incontinence

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the long term effectiveness of single incision mini slings against standard mid-urethral slings in female patients with stress urinary incontinence. This study concluded that long term standard mid-urethral slings are more effective but single incision mini slings show reduced complications after surgery in women with...

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Does mesh surgery improve quality of life in women with urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the improvement of quality of life and sexuality in women who were treated for stress/mixed urinary incontinence (SUI/MUI – leaking of urine when coughing or straining) with a mesh system (material used to support the bladder and urinary system). The study found that there was a significant improvement over time...

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