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Does bulk injection therapy improve the symptoms of patients with stress urinary incontinence?

Does bulk injection therapy improve the symptoms of patients with stress urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of bulk injection therapy with polydimethylsiloxane Urolastic (PDSU; Urogyn) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers suggested that some patients treated with PDSU were cured 2 years after treatment. Some background Urinary incontinence (UI) consists of leakage of...

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Male adjustable transobturator system is associated with improved long-term outcomes in urinary incontinence

Male adjustable transobturator system is associated with improved long-term outcomes in urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term durability and effectiveness of the adjustable transobturator male system (ATOMS) in patients with urinary incontinence. Researchers suggested that ATOMS is a good and safe option to treat these patients long-term. Some background Stress urinary incontinence is a common side effect after prostate...

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Stress urinary incontinence in women: Is single incision sling as effective as transobturator sling?

Stress urinary incontinence in women: Is single incision sling as effective as transobturator sling?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate whether single incision sling (SIS) was as effective and safe as transobturator sling (TOS) for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women. The main finding was that SIS was as safe and effective as the TOS. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the involuntary leakage of urine due...

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Tension-free vaginal tape obturator improves the long-term outcomes of women with urinary incontinence

Tension-free vaginal tape obturator improves the long-term outcomes of women with urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jun 7, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape obturator (TVT-O) as a treatment for urinary incontinence in women. Researchers suggested that TVT-O is a safe and highly effective option for the long-term treatment of this condition. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects 4 to 35% of an...

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LASER: is it effective for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse?

LASER:  is it effective for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse?

Posted by on May 16, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the research available on the effects of laser therapy for urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The main finding was that that laser therapy improved UI, POP, or both. Some background UI (involuntary leakage of urine) can affect about 30% of women. POP happens when the muscles and tissues...

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Tension-free vaginal tape obturator is associated with improved treatment outcomes in women with urinary incontinence

Tension-free vaginal tape obturator is associated with improved treatment outcomes in women with urinary incontinence

Posted by on May 16, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the role of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) obturator (O) and TVT – Secur (S) in the treatment of urinary incontinence in women. Researchers suggested that TVT-O is associated with better outcomes in these patients. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects around 15 million adult...

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What alternatives to drug-based treatments help older patients with urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Apr 5, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed studies that looked at the benefits of alternative treatments for older patients with urinary incontinence. The results showed that exercise and behavioral therapy may improve symptoms for older women with incontinence. Some background Urinary incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine, can affect...

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Comparing two male slings for urinary incontinence

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

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of transobturator and retropubic Argus male sling (T-AMS and R-AMS) in men with urinary incontinence. Researchers suggested that R-AMS is associated with lower incontinence rates and better outcomes in these patients. Some background About 25 million people have urinary incontinence in the US. Of that, 5...

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Is artificial urinary sphincter associated with improved long-term outcomes in women with urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term outcomes of artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) in women with urinary incontinence (UI). Researchers suggested that AUS is a good long-term treatment option for these patients. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the most common form of incontinence in women. It affects around 15...

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OnabotulinumtoxinA improves symptoms in patients with overactive bladder and urinary incontinence

Posted by on Feb 3, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of onabotulinumtoxinA (OBTA; Botox) in patients with overactive bladder and urinary incontinence. Researchers suggested that OBTA was associated with an improvement in urinary symptoms in these patients. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) is a chronic disabling condition....

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