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Looking for women with stress urinary incontinence to try technology-assisted pelvic floor muscle training

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

In a nutshell This trial is looking at the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training using a vaginal probe. The main outcome of this study is an improvement in urinary symptoms and patient satisfaction after 8 weeks. This trial is taking place in Alabama, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio and Oklahoma, USA.  The details Stress...

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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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Looking to test the effectiveness of nerve stimulation carried out on both ankles in urge incontinence

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

In a nutshell This trial is looking at whether nerve stimulation given in both ankles is more effective than in one ankle in the treatment of urge incontinence. The main outcome to be measured is an improvement in urinary symptoms. This study is taking place in Rhode Island, USA.  The details Urge incontinence is a sudden and strong need to...

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Rings pessaries to improve female pelvic organ prolapse and quality of life

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of ring pessaries on pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women. It concluded that ring pessaries are safe and effective.  Some background Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition among women. It is most common in those who have given birth and those who are postmenopausal. It involves the...

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Yoga for urinary incontinence

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of yoga for female urinary incontinence. It concluded that yoga can help stress and mixed urinary incontinence.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the bladder. It is often observed when a patient coughs, sneezes or exercises....

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Can the ProACT device help with stress urinary incontinence after surgery for prostate cancer?

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the long-term safety and effectiveness of a surgical implant called the ProACT, on stress urinary incontinence after prostate cancer surgery. This study found that this implant led to significant improvements in quality of life in these patients. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of the adjustable transobturator male system (ATOMS) to treat urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a surgical implant called the adjustable transobturator male system (ATOMS), in improving quality of life and side-effects of stress urinary incontinence after prostate cancer surgery. This study found that this implant led to significant improvements in quality of life in these...

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