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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.
Greater decrease in total UI frequency with yoga intervention versus time-and-attention control group.
At 1 year post-op, patients with MetS prior to prostate surgery had a significantly lower continence rate than those without MetS (75.4% vs 82.6%).
In a study, researchers found that 51% of men seeking care at tertiary referral urology clinics reported some form of urinary leakage.
No significant differences between peri-op behavioral muscle training and usual care at 5 years
Metabolic syndrome and smoking are associated with 2.5- and 1.7-fold increased odds of moderate or severe nocturia in men with BPH/LUTS.
In a study, men with sleep disorders were 23% and 27% more likely to report nocturia and daytime LUTS than men without sleep disorders.
Individuals who had a stroke or transient ischemic attack at age 60 to 64 had a 2-fold higher risk of UUI at age 68 years, a British study found.
An Irish study found that 34.8% and 38.7% of nulliparous women experienced urine leakage before and during pregnancy, respectively.
Improved urinary symptoms with antimuscarinic tx tied to better overall sleep quality, duration.
Researchers saw a benefit in acupuncture for urinary incontinence, but did not see an impact for women with PCOS related infertiltiy.
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