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Acupuncture improves the clinical outcomes of urinary incontinence in older women

Acupuncture improves the clinical outcomes of urinary incontinence in older women

Posted by on Feb 27, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of acupuncture for urinary incontinence (UI) in middle-aged and elderly women. Researchers suggested that acupuncture can improve the clinical outcomes of UI in these women. Some background UI consists of an involuntary leakage of urine. It affects women of all ages but mostly...

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How safe and effective is Bulkamid for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence?

How safe and effective is Bulkamid for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if Bulkamid was safe and effective in the long-term for the treatment of stress urinary incontinency and mixed urinary incontinence. The results suggest that Bulkamid was safe and effective over a 7 year period. Some background Stress urinary incontinency (SUI) is the involuntary leakage of urine due...

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Treatment of urinary incontinence in women after menopause: A review of recommendations

Treatment of urinary incontinence in women after menopause: A review of recommendations

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed different therapy options to treat urinary incontinence (UI) in women after menopause.  Some background UI consists of the involuntary leakage of urine. This can happen due to stress put on the bladder (when coughing or sneezing), urgency, or overflow of urine. Menopause is the period that marks the end of...

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How does bulking therapy compare to TVT surgery in stress urinary incontinence?

How does bulking therapy compare to TVT surgery in stress urinary incontinence?

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

In a nutshell This article looked at patients' change in quality of life (QoL) and sexual function following tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) compared to polyacrylamide hydrogel injection (PAHG) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The authors found that both treatments improve QoL and sexual function, with greater SUI improvements with TVT. Some...

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Transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation is an effective treatment for urgency urinary incontinence in older women

Transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation is an effective treatment for urgency urinary incontinence in older women

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (TTNS) in the treatment of urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) in older women. Researchers suggested that TTNS showed effectiveness at a 12-month follow-up in these patients. Some background UUI is not very common in young women, but its...

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Evaluating sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim system in patients with lower urinary symptoms

Evaluating sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim system in patients with lower urinary symptoms

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) with the InterStim system in the treatment of lower urinary symptoms such as urinary incontinence (UI) in real-world medical practice. Researchers suggested that this treatment is associated with improved effectiveness and quality of life in these...

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Pelvic floor muscle training improves stress urinary incontinence in women treated with duloxetine

Pelvic floor muscle training improves stress urinary incontinence in women treated with duloxetine

Posted by on Sep 29, 2020 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of pelvic muscle training (PMT) and duloxetine (Cymbalta) in women with stress urinary incontinence. Researchers suggested that PMT added to duloxetine treatment improves incontinence in women. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the most common form of incontinence, being...

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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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