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OAB: Current and Emerging Therapies for Optimal Individualized Treatment

Keeping abreast of the most current treatments for idiopathic OAB can lead to improved outcomes and quality of life.

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SUI Patients Benefit Long-Term from TVT Procedure

SUI Patients Benefit Long-Term from TVT Procedure

The cure rate was 82.5% at 13 years after surgery, investigators report.

Group Yoga Therapy Effective for Incontinence

Group Yoga Therapy Effective for Incontinence

Greater reduction seen in total incontinence frequency for yoga versus wait-list control.

OAB, SUI Worse After Vaginal Birth

OAB, SUI Worse After Vaginal Birth

Regardless of delivery type, obesity ups the risk of more severe urinary symptoms, study shows.

Urinary Incontinence Raises Depression Risk in Women

Urinary Incontinence Raises Depression Risk in Women

UI was associated with a 43% increased risk of probable depression and a 21% increased risk of work disability.

Prostatic Artery Embolization Works for Enlarged Prostate

Prostatic Artery Embolization Works for Enlarged Prostate

Cumulative rates of clinical success were 87.2% at 3 months, 80.2% at 18 months, and 72.3% at 36 months (long term).

Prolapse Procedures Show Comparable Efficacy

Prolapse Procedures Show Comparable Efficacy

A study found similar surgical success rates with uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous ligament fixation.

Common Transvaginal Approaches Comparable for Prolapse, SUI

Common Transvaginal Approaches Comparable for Prolapse, SUI

Comparable outcomes for two approaches; no benefits for perioperative pelvic floor muscle training.

Complications of PCa Treatment Characterized

Complications of PCa Treatment Characterized

Complications other than urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction occur frequently following treatment for PCa.

Dancing Can Ease Urinary Incontinence

Dancing Can Ease Urinary Incontinence

Dance exercises were added to a physiotherapy program to help women strengthen pelvic floor muscles.

Nocturia Linked to Low Melatonin

Nocturia Linked to Low Melatonin

Increasing secretion of this hormone may prevent and treat the condition.

EPIC Scores Predict Urinary, Sexual Function

EPIC Scores Predict Urinary, Sexual Function

3-month urinary, sexual function scores predict 12-month outcomes in prostate cancer survivors.

Surgery Superior As Initial Treatment for SUI

Better subjective and objective outcomes at one year found with midurethral-sling surgery than physiotherapy.

Urinary Pad Test Shows Promise for Use in Young Women

Pad tests described to date have only been evaluated in older, parous women.

SUI Outcomes After Sling Placement Unaffected By Age

SUI Outcomes After Sling Placement Unaffected By Age

New study reveals no difference in failure rates for women younger than 70 years and those aged 70 and older.

Underwear Alerts Incontinence Sufferers to Pad Leaks

An electronic unit vibrates three times when wetness sensor threads detect urine overspills.