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Nerve stimulation treatment improves overactive bladder symptoms in multiple sclerosis patients

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness of posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) in treating overactive bladders in patients with multiple sclerosis. Researchers concluded that overactive bladder symptoms can be significantly reduced with PTNS. Some background Urinary function is coordinated by the nervous system. Diseases of the...

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Diabetes increases the risk of some complications after artificial urinary sphincter placement

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effect of diabetes on outcomes with artificial urinary sphincters (AUS). Researchers reported that diabetes more than doubled the risk of erosion and/or infection within 5 years after AUS placement. Some background Artificial urinary sphincters (AUS) can help restore continence among men with severe stress...

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Lower back pain and stress urinary incontinence – can stabilization exercises help both?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of stabilization exercises focusing on pelvic floor muscles for women with both lower back pain and stress urinary incontinence. Researchers reported improved urinary incontinence and lower back pain among women undergoing physiotherapy and the stabilization exercises. Some background Pelvic floor...

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Examining nighttime urinary symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined nocturia (waking up in the night to pass urine) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers concluded that nocturia with or without incontinence is common in patients with MS. MS patients with bladder muscle overactivity are more likely to experience nocturia. Some background Nocturia refers to the need...

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Comparing surgical treatments for male SUI after prostate surgery

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the safety and effectiveness of surgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after prostate surgery. Authors reported that artificial urinary sphincters were associated with the highest overall effectiveness as well as the highest rate of complications. The authors advised that more high-quality evidence...

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A second vaginal sling procedure is effective in treating persistent stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Oct 29, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness of a repeat (second) vaginal sling procedure to treat persistent stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers concluded that a repeat vaginal sling procedure is an effective treatment option following failure of a first sling procedure. Some background Vaginal sling procedures are currently the...

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