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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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Outcomes of the adjustable male sling at 3 years

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

In a nutshell This study followed men who were treated with an adjustable male sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers concluded that the adjustable male sling is safe and effective, particularly in men with mild to moderate SUI. Some background Urinary incontinence is common among men undergoing prostate surgery. It has...

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Lower back pain and stress urinary incontinence – can stabilization exercises help both?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of stabilization exercises focusing on pelvic floor muscles for women with both lower back pain and stress urinary incontinence. Researchers reported improved urinary incontinence and lower back pain among women undergoing physiotherapy and the stabilization exercises. Some background Pelvic floor...

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Comparing surgical treatments for male SUI after prostate surgery

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the safety and effectiveness of surgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after prostate surgery. Authors reported that artificial urinary sphincters were associated with the highest overall effectiveness as well as the highest rate of complications. The authors advised that more high-quality evidence...

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A second vaginal sling procedure is effective in treating persistent stress urinary incontinence

Posted by on Oct 29, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness of a repeat (second) vaginal sling procedure to treat persistent stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers concluded that a repeat vaginal sling procedure is an effective treatment option following failure of a first sling procedure. Some background Vaginal sling procedures are currently the...

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Is a mobile app for pelvic floor muscle training beneficial for urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether a mobile app for pelvic floor muscle training was beneficial for women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Researchers concluded that mobile app use for 3 months was effective in improving SUI symptoms and quality of life. Some background It has been estimated that SUI (urine leakage with exercise,...

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Does depression impact treatment outcomes of vaginal sling procedures?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the link between depression and treatment outcomes of vaginal sling procedures. Researchers reported greater improvements in urinary incontinence symptoms, quality of life, and sexual function after surgery in women with depression. Some background Vaginal sling procedures are currently the most common type of...

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