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…
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.
Clinicians should assess whether women experience urinary incontinence and whether it affects their health, function, and quality of life.
Among women who reported urinary incontinence in a baseline survey, 13.1% reported urinary leakage 4 or more times per week.