The goal of bladder health month is to encourage individuals to engage in dialogue with their healthcare providers about their symptoms and to empower them to actively participate in their care.
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.
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.
The cumulative incidence was lower if the initial surgery was SUI only and higher if an initial POP procedure was performed, whether POP only or SUI+POP.
Lowest quartile of serum testosterone is associated with 48% and 65% increased odds of stress and mixed urinary incontinence, respectively.
Researchers identified a predictor of new-onset UI after HoLEP that may aid urologists in clinical practice.
Treatment group participants improved toileting skills with 150 minutes of walking per week and twice weekly strength training classes.
Satisfaction was equally high 3 months after prolapse surgery in women who were instructed to liberally resume activities compared with those instructed to restrict postoperative activities.
Erosions occurred in 2.7% of patients compared with 1.6% of patients who underwent SUI sling implantation alone.
Overall, 37 and 74% of the men reported improvement in urgency and urge incontinence, respectively.
Compared with sacral neuromodulation, onabotulinumtoxinA resulted in a small improvement.
After 10 years, objective and subjective cure rates were 69 and 64%, respectively.
Randomized trial shows cost-effectiveness of trans-obturator versus tension-free vaginal tape.
Consistent mean reductions in urinary incontinence; durable improvements in quality of life.
Incidence of UI among men with OSA was 2.3%.
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