Pelvic floor exercises appear to improve symptoms more than watchful waiting in older women.
More than 95% of women reported no stress urinary incontinence at 2-, 5-, and 10 year follow-up.
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.
Success and complication rates were similar among obese, severely obese, and normal-weight women.
Complete continence achieved in 25% and 36% of women with and without previous pelvic radiotherapy, respectively.
CAM associated with polypharmacy, vision impairment, and urologic comorbidities.
Slightly increased odds of moderate/severe SUI with substantially increased lifetime physical activity.
Among seniors with severe overactive bladder, a combination of solifenacin and mirabegron decreased incontinence by an average 3.5 episodes a day.
For mid-urethral sling, fewer adverse events with transobturator route versus retropubic route.
If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years.
Relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got Botox injections for urinary incontinence.
Small reductions in urge incontinence episodes, voids per day with daily dose of medications.
In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.
A study of 4,803 patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had long-term outcomes on par with other surgical approaches.
The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends Kegel exercises and bladder training for the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI).
Prosthetic device approved for impaired detrusor contractility in women.
American College of Physicians guidelines addresses nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women.
Communicating effectively about appropriate options and eliciting patient input for overactive bladder (OAB) can improve outcomes.
In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.
Over three years of follow-up, reduction in frequency of episodes, more experience remission.
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