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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 | 1 comment

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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Looking for patients with urge incontinence to compare two types of nerve stimulation

Posted by on Feb 24, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is comparing two types of nerve stimulation in the treatment of urge incontinence. The main outcome to be measured in this trial is a reduction in urgent urination and the occurrence of side effects. This trial is being carried out in California, Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas, USA.  The...

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Looking for men with stress urinary incontinence to try an incontinence implant

Posted by on Feb 24, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is evaluating an implanted device, ProACT, for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in men. The main outcome to be measured is an improvement of patient quality of life and the device remaining in good condition long term. This trial is being carried out in Georgia and Michigan, the United States.  The details...

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Looking for women with stress urinary incontinence to test two types of sling surgery

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is evaluating two types of surgery to insert slings which fix pelvic organ prolapse. These surgeries may cause stress incontinence. The main outcome to be measured in this trial is the number of patients with stress incontinence after sling surgery. This trial is being carried out in North Carolina and Rhode Island,...

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Looking at the safety and effectiveness of muscle cells in treating stress urinary incontinence in women

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking at the safety and effectiveness of using muscle cells in treating stress urinary incontinence. The main outcome to be measured in this trial is a reduction in the number of urine leaks. This trial is being carried out in Virginia, USA.  The details Stress incontinence is urine leakage when there is pressure on...

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