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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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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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I Keep Getting Up At Night To Go to the Bathroom: Nocturia and Nocturnal Polyuria

I Keep Getting Up At Night To Go to the Bathroom: Nocturia and Nocturnal Polyuria

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Urinary incontinence | 2 comments

By Professor Steven Kaplan, MD “I never get a full night’s sleep…I’ve got to get up two or three times a night.” “As soon as I lie down, I feel like I need to GO!” “When it was just once a night, I could handle it.  Now it’s once every hour!” If any of these statements describe your experience,...

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Treatment of Mixed-type urinary incontinence in women, with propiverine hydrochloride

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at Propiverine Hydrochloride (PH – Aponorm) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women with mixed type urinary incontinence. It concluded that PH reduced cases of incontinence in both stress and urge urinary incontinence. Some background Mixed urinary incontinence is a mix of stress (SUI –...

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Sacral neuromodulation or Botox: are they effective in urge urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jun 2, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of sacral modulation and onabotulinumtoxinA on urge incontinence in women. The study concluded that both treatments were effective. Some background Urge incontinence (a sudden urge to urinate that can lead to urine leakage) can have a very negative impact on quality of life. While patients can be...

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The use of an adjustable balloon to treat incontinence after prostate surgery

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of ProACT (adjustable balloon therapy) to treat stress incontinence (SUI – leaking urine when straining or coughing) after radical prostatectomy (complete surgical removal of the prostate). The study determined that ProACT improved SUI symptoms and quality of life in these...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

Posted by on Mar 15, 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, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

The adrenal glands-which are also called suprarenal glands-are part of the endocrine system and are found on the top of each kidney. How the endocrine system hormones work Hormones secreted from glands of the endocrine system travel in the bloodstream to target cells. Target cells have receptors that are specific to each hormone. The hormones and receptors...

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Can sling procedures for urinary incontinence lead to a urinary tract infection?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at urinary tract infections (UTIs) one year after a sling procedure to treat incontinence. The study found that 21% of women who underwent a sling procedure had a UTI within a year. Some background UTI is an infection of the urethra (tube which carries urine from bladder to outside the body) and bladder....

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