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Yoga for urinary incontinence

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of yoga for female urinary incontinence. It concluded that yoga can help stress and mixed urinary incontinence.  Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is urine leakage when there is pressure on the bladder. It is often observed when a patient coughs, sneezes or exercises....

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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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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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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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Which type of surgery is best for stress urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared single-incision mini slings (SIMS) and transobturator slings (TOT) for the management of stress urinary incontinence. Results from this study show that transobturator slings provided better outcomes than single-incision mini slings. Some background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) defined as the uncontrolled leakage...

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Does mesh surgery improve quality of life in women with urinary incontinence?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the improvement of quality of life and sexuality in women who were treated for stress/mixed urinary incontinence (SUI/MUI – leaking of urine when coughing or straining) with a mesh system (material used to support the bladder and urinary system). The study found that there was a significant improvement over time...

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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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The use of an adjustable balloon device to treat incontinence after prostate surgery

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of ProACT (adjustable balloon therapy) to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI – leaking urine when straining or coughing) after radical prostatectomy (complete surgical removal of the prostate). The study determined that ProACT improved SUI symptoms and quality of life in these...

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