International Continence Society Annual Meeting Coverage
Total weeks of self-reported UTI in children with spina bifida were similar with hydrophilic single-use and multi-use PVC catheters.
Study results underscore the need for additional research to find other surrogate markers of urinary infection.
Improvements in efficacy and quality of life last at least six months, study finds.
Pad tests described to date have only been evaluated in older, parous women.
An electronic unit vibrates three times when wetness sensor threads detect urine overspills.
Surgical placement of male transobturator slings cures three-quarters of cases of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) that develop as a result of prostate surgery.
Even if salvage operations ease complications from unsuccessful mesh sling surgery, patients often are in worse condition than before their original surgery.
Horizontal loops in catheter tubing can reduce flow rate by nearly two-thirds.
GLASGOW—Women who have undergone surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) are at increased risk of requiring another operation if they had two or more vaginal deliveries, according to data presented at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
GLASGOW—Vaginal pessaries are an appropriate treatment option for women with troublesome pelvic organ prolapse, but careful maintenance and follow-up are essential, researchers reported at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
GLASGOW—Serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, a marker of systemic inflammation, are associated with residual urgency after medical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to new findings presented at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
GLASGOW—Intravesical botulinum toxin may be an effective treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) without detrusor overactivity (DOA) on urodynamic assessment, researchers reported at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
GLASGOW—Intravesical instillation of hyaluronic acid may be a safe and effective way to reduce the likelihood of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in fertile women, Italian investigators reported at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
GLASGOW—Intraprostatic injections of botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNT-A) are a safe and effective treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to a study presented at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
GLASGOW—Obese women have a lower incidence of pain, tape erosion, and voiding difficulty following a tension-free vaginal tape obturator (TVTO) mid-urethral sling procedure compared with normal weight women, but they have a lower subjective cure rate, researchers reported at the International Continence Society annual meeting.
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