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Bladders and New Technology

Bladders and New Technology

Posted by on Apr 14, 2019 in Blog, Nocturia, Overactive bladder, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

Our last post discussed the connection between our kidneys and blood pressure. The kidneys release urine in a steady flow. It moves down the ureters–muscular tubules–to the bladder. How does the bladder work? What happens when you hold urine in your bladder instead of going when you need to? Here is a well done description of how the bladder...

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Are adjustable continence balloons a safe and effective treatment for incontinence after prostate surgery? 

Posted by on Apr 12, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined how safe and effective adjustable continence balloons are in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), after transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). This study concluded that this treatment is a safe and effective treatment for SUI after TURP.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence...

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Stress incontinence in women: The long term safety and effectiveness of artificial urinary sphincters. 


Posted by on Apr 12, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if artificial urinary sphincters (AUS) are safe and effective long-term in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). This study concluded that AUS implants are a safe and effective long-term treatment for SUI.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) mainly affects women. It can occur due to...

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Urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction: Is dual prosthetic implantation safe?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined risks associated with dual implantation of an inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP), and an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) in men with erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. This study concluded that surgical complications and device survival are similar between dual implantation and the implantation of only one...

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Safety and effectiveness of urinary slings for stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of urinary slings in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It concluded that urinary slings are safe and effective.  Some background Stress incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the bladder. It is often observed when a patient coughs,...

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The effects of wearing supportive underwear versus pelvic floor muscle training or no treatment in women with stress urinary incontinence

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the use of ready-made supportive underwear (shaper) and pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). This study found that both shaper and PFMT are effective treatment options for SUI.  Some background Urinary incontinence is the unintentional loss...

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