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How does vaginal reconstructive surgery impact pain and functional activity?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if pain and functional activity (FA) is affected by vaginal reconstructive surgery (VRS). They found that pain and FA improves for up to 2 years.  Some background Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition that affects many women. It can lead to urinary incontinence (UI). UI is the term for an inability to...

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Male urethral “Mini-Sling” in treating stress urinary incontinence and climacturia after prostate cancer treatment

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of the 'mini-sling' surgery during placement of penile prosthesis for the treatment of urinary incontinence and climacturia (urine leaking during sexual intercourse) in men with erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment. This study found that this procedure is promising for these...

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Link between symptom severity and success of conservative therapy for urinary incontinence in women

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the link between symptom severity (SS) and the success of conservative management (CM) in women with urinary incontinence (UI). The authors concluded that mild SS was associated with improved CM success.   Some background Overactive active bladder (OAB) is a condition where there is a frequent feeling...

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Looking for men with stress urinary incontinence to try an incontinence implant

Posted by on Feb 24, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is evaluating an implanted device, ProACT, for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in men. The main outcome to be measured is an improvement of patient quality of life and the device remaining in good condition long term. This trial is being carried out in Georgia and Michigan, the United States.  The details...

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Looking for women with stress urinary incontinence to test two types of sling surgery

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is evaluating two types of surgery to insert slings which fix pelvic organ prolapse. These surgeries may cause stress incontinence. The main outcome to be measured in this trial is the number of patients with stress incontinence after sling surgery. This trial is being carried out in North Carolina and Rhode Island,...

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Looking for women with stress urinary incontinence to try technology-assisted pelvic floor muscle training

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking at the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training using a vaginal probe. The main outcome of this study is an improvement in urinary symptoms and patient satisfaction after 8 weeks. This trial is taking place in Alabama, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio and Oklahoma, USA.  The details Stress...

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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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