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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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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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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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