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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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Male urethral “Mini-Sling” in treating stress urinary incontinence and climacturia after prostate cancer treatment

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of the 'mini-sling' surgery during placement of penile prosthesis for the treatment of urinary incontinence and climacturia (urine leaking during sexual intercourse) in men with erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment. This study found that this procedure is promising for these...

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Link between symptom severity and success of conservative therapy for urinary incontinence in women

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the link between symptom severity (SS) and the success of conservative management (CM) in women with urinary incontinence (UI). The authors concluded that mild SS was associated with improved CM success.   Some background Overactive active bladder (OAB) is a condition where there is a frequent feeling...

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At home exercise and bladder-training program vs usual care for older women with urinary incontinence

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

In a nutshell This article investigated the convenience of an at-home exercise and bladder training program in elderly women with urinary incontinence (UI). The authors concluded that this may be a convenient and favorable treatment for elderly women with UI. Some background UI is the involuntary leakage of urine. Control over...

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