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Searching for patients with Parkinson’s Disease with urinary symptoms trying two treatments

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking to compare behavioral training and drug treatment for treating urinary symptoms in patients who have Parkinson's disease (PD). The main outcome to be measured is the improvement in urinary symptoms. This trial is recruiting in Atlanta, Birmingham, and Richmond, the U.S.  The details PD is a...

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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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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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Treatment of Mixed-type urinary incontinence in women, with propiverine hydrochloride

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at Propiverine Hydrochloride (PH – Aponorm) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women with mixed type urinary incontinence. It concluded that PH reduced cases of incontinence in both stress and urge urinary incontinence. Some background Mixed urinary incontinence is a mix of stress (SUI –...

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Sacral neuromodulation or Botox: are they effective in urge urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jun 2, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of sacral modulation and onabotulinumtoxinA on urge incontinence in women. The study concluded that both treatments were effective. Some background Urge incontinence (a sudden urge to urinate that can lead to urine leakage) can have a very negative impact on quality of life. While patients can be...

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Comparison of two types of male sling for bladder control after prostate surgery

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared adjustable and non-adjustable slings used in males after prostate surgery to help with bladder control. The study found that more patients chose the adjustable type, but no difference was found in symptoms or patient satisfaction between the two types of sling. Some background Surgical removal of the prostate can...

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Safety of vaginal mesh surgery

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study looked at complications after surgery in ­­women who had a vaginal mesh procedure to treat urinary incontinence (bladder control). It found that 9.8% of women had complications within 5 years of the mesh surgery. Some background Vaginal mesh procedure is a type of surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence...

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Promising results on electroacupuncture for SUI

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness of electroacupuncture in reducing stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Authors concluded that 6 weeks of electroacupuncture was more effective than a non-active sham procedure in reducing urine leakage. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is involuntary urine leakage during exertion,...

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