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Shared Decision Making in Managing Idiopathic and Neurogenic OAB

Communicating effectively about appropriate options and eliciting patient input for overactive bladder (OAB) can improve outcomes.

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Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Small reductions in urge incontinence episodes, voids per day with daily dose of medications.

Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got Botox injections for urinary incontinence.

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

A study of 4,803 patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had long-term outcomes on par with other surgical approaches.

ACP Recommends Exercise, Training for Female Urinary Incontinence

ACP Recommends Exercise, Training for Female Urinary Incontinence

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends Kegel exercises and bladder training for the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI).

Female Urinary Prosthetic Device Approved

Female Urinary Prosthetic Device Approved

Prosthetic device approved for impaired detrusor contractility in women.

Female Urinary Incontinence Guidelines Released

Female Urinary Incontinence Guidelines Released

American College of Physicians guidelines addresses nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women.

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.

Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence

Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence

Over three years of follow-up, reduction in frequency of episodes, more experience remission.

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

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).