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Lower rates of awareness of prolapse, reoperation for prolapse; higher rates of de novo incontinence.
Modified technique improved stress urinary incontinence in nearly three-quarters of patients.
Agency aims to improve treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.
Preoperative testing overused and underused; estimated charge of overused testing, 18/patient.
Some 83% of women who experienced SUI after sling release reported feeling significantly bothered by their symptoms.
Researchers also find a significant association between smoking and secondary nocturnal enuresis.
Trainees only achieved a 5% or lower bladder perforation rate after they had performed 20 to 80 surgeries.
A high cure rate was observed in women with de novo OAB symptoms following transobturator tape surgery.
Findings less promising for mixed urinary incontinence after 1 year of follow up.
It was associated with double the risk of reoperation compared with retropubic midurethral tape surgery.
Only one in 30 women will suffer a complication that requires a second procedure.
Complete continence achieved in 25% and 36% of women with and without previous pelvic radiotherapy, respectively.
Success and complication rates were similar among obese, severely obese, and normal-weight women.
CAM associated with polypharmacy, vision impairment, and urologic comorbidities.
Slightly increased odds of moderate/severe SUI with substantially increased lifetime physical activity.
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