UI was associated with a 43% increased risk of probable depression and a 21% increased risk of work disability.
Cumulative rates of clinical success were 87.2% at 3 months, 80.2% at 18 months, and 72.3% at 36 months (long term).
A study found similar surgical success rates with uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous ligament fixation.
Comparable outcomes for two approaches; no benefits for perioperative pelvic floor muscle training.
Complications other than urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction occur frequently following treatment for PCa.
Dance exercises were added to a physiotherapy program to help women strengthen pelvic floor muscles.
Increasing secretion of this hormone may prevent and treat the condition.
3-month urinary, sexual function scores predict 12-month outcomes in prostate cancer survivors.
Better subjective and objective outcomes at one year found with midurethral-sling surgery than physiotherapy.
Keeping abreast of the most current treatments for idiopathic OAB can lead to improved outcomes and quality of life.
Pad tests described to date have only been evaluated in older, parous women.
New study reveals no difference in failure rates for women younger than 70 years and those aged 70 and older.
An electronic unit vibrates three times when wetness sensor threads detect urine overspills.
No significant difference in five-year outcomes found with outside-in and inside-out transobturator tension-free vaginal tape surgery.
David O. Sussman, DO, has been ready to educate urology colleagues on the appropriate use of Botox.
Taiwan study finds a twofold increased risk of upper urinary tract stones in patients suffering from urinary incontinence.
Study finds a significant inverse association between weight changes and incontinence scores in normal-weight patients.
Products advertised through fax; not FDA approved.
A new trial has found that mirabegronreduced the frequency of incontinence episodes and number of daily urinations in adults with overactive bladder.
Consumption of 234 mg/day or more was associated with a 72% increased likelihood of urinary incontinence.
The FDA has approved onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) as a treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) in adults who are inadequately managed with anticholinergic medications.
Urinary incontinence following RP is a moderate or big problem in at least 8% of men. This has a significant impact of quality of life.
For women with stress urinary incontinence, changes due to pre-op studies not tied to outcome
Scientists have discovered that the characteristic shape of a man's urine stream could be used to help diagnose urinary problems.
Increased risk of prolapse 20 years after single vaginal delivery versus cesarean section
Botox injections to the bladder may be as effective as anticholinergics for treating urinary urgency incontinence in women.
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.
The trend comes after a July 2011 warning by the FDA that vaginal mesh products are associated with significant morbidity without conclusively improving outcomes compared with traditional native tissue repair.