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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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A bulking agent for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of a urethral bulking agent used to treat female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The study concluded that it could be a safer alternative to surgery. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the bladder. It is often observed...

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A bulking agent for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of a urethral bulking agent used to treat female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The study concluded that it could be a safer alternative to surgery. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the bladder. It is often observed...

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Can bulking agents fix failed urethral slings?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of bulking agents being used to rescue failed urethral slings in patients with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It concluded that bulking agents could improve persistent SUI symptoms after urethral sling surgery.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there...

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Can bulking agents fix failed urethral slings?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of bulking agents being used to rescue failed urethral slings in patients with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It concluded that bulking agents could improve persistent SUI symptoms after urethral sling surgery.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there...

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Recommendations on treatment of post-surgery stress urinary incontinence in adult men

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reported on the most recent expert recommendations on post-surgery stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in men.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the unintentional loss of urine due to stress put on the bladder. This stress can result from sneezing or exercising. This is a common side-effect of...

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Can ultrasound help you regain continence quicker after prostate surgery?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looks at the effectiveness of ultrasound pelvic floor muscle training (US-PFMT) to restore urinary continence after prostate surgery. It concluded that this type of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT)  is quicker to restore urinary continence after prostate surgery than traditional PFMT.  Some background Urinary...

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Electroaccupuncture as a treatment for stress urinary incontinence after menopause

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of electroacupuncture in treating stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after menopause. It concluded that electroacupuncture could relieve SUI symptoms more than traditional acupuncture.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the...

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Evaluating robot-assisted artificial urinary sphincter implantation in women with stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a robotic implantation of an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. This study found that female patients with SUI benefit from robotic AUS implantation.  Some background Urinary incontinence is...

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