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The effectiveness of mirabegron in patients aged 65 and older with overactive bladder and incontinence

Posted by on Dec 8, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of mirabegron in patients aged 65 years or older with overactive bladder (OAB) and urinary incontinence. This study found that mirabegron improved the symptoms in these patients. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) occurs when the bladder muscle is too...

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Er:YAG laser – a treatment option for stress urinary incontinence in women?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of Er:YAG laser treatment for mild and moderate stress urinary incontinence in women. The main finding was that the treatment appeared to improve the quality of life for patients with SUI. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) happens when an activity such as coughing, sneezing or...

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Evaluating long-term outcomes of TVT-A for stress urinary incontinence in women

Posted by on Oct 6, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term outcomes of tension-free vaginal tape ABBREVO (TVT-A) surgery in patients with stress urinary incontinence. This study found that this treatment was safe and effective. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is leakage of urine under physical pressure, such as while coughing,...

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Does the severity of urinary incontinence increase the risk of sexual dysfunction in women?

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if urinary incontinence (UI) affects sexual function in women. They found that severe UI was associated with higher sexual dysfunction (SD) levels in women.  Some background Urinary incontinence (UI) is the inability to control urination. There are several types of UI. These include stress UI (SUI), urge...

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Adjustable mini-sling compared with conventional mid-urethral slings in women with urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jul 31, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of two surgical treatments for urinary incontinence (UI), the adjustable single-incision sling (Ajust) vs standard mid-urethral slings (SMUS). This study found that both these surgical methods were very effective for treating SUI in women.  Some background Urinary...

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Making the Right Choice for Prostate Cancer Treatment

Making the Right Choice for Prostate Cancer Treatment

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019 in Blog, Erectile dysfunction, Prostate cancer, Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

The prostate is a tiny gland in a crowded part of the body. It is situated right below the bladder, right next to the rectum, near the blood and nerve supply for the penis. Unfortunately, one in nine men will get cancer in this tiny gland. According to the UsToo International prostate cancer website, nearly 3 million men in the US are living with prostate...

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How does vaginal reconstructive surgery impact pain and functional activity?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if pain and functional activity (FA) is affected by vaginal reconstructive surgery (VRS). They found that pain and FA improves for up to 2 years.  Some background Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition that affects many women. It can lead to urinary incontinence (UI). UI is the term for an inability to...

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