The agency alleges manufacturers failed to provide evidence of the long-term safety of surgical mesh for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse.
Behavioral therapies relieve stress, urgency, and mixed urinary incontinence (UI) more effectively than drug monotherapies in nonpregnant women. In a new systematic review and network meta-analysis (NMA) of 84 randomized trials published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, most interventions including combination therapies improved or resolved women’s symptoms better than no treatment, whether sham or…
Findings from a small study suggest it could be an effective, safe, and attractive alternative to fluoroquinolones, bacterial resistance to which is becoming increasingly prevalent.
Lawsuits claim Johnson Johnson did not fully disclose safety risks of transvaginal mesh products.
Women younger than 46 years undergoing surgical correction are especially at risk for depression.
Poll finds that few women report talking to their physician about urinary leakage.
3 percent of midurethral mesh slings for stress urinary incontinence removed by 9 years
Correlates of receiving prescription include female sex, specific physician specialty, geographic region
Of patients who had transient stress urinary incontinence after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate, 88.6% experienced resolution of the incontinence within 6 weeks after the procedure.
Canadian study documents a fall in the annual rate of transvaginal sling procedures for female stress incontinence after 2009.