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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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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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Can sling procedures for urinary incontinence lead to a urinary tract infection?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at urinary tract infections (UTIs) one year after a sling procedure to treat incontinence. The study found that 21% of women who underwent a sling procedure had a UTI within a year. Some background UTI is an infection of the urethra (tube which carries urine from bladder to outside the body) and bladder....

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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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