Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) has largely replaced open radical prostatectomy in many centers. Radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP) is another less invasive approach that has not been widely adopted.
To assess recurrence rates of urinary incontinence in women with initial cure after transobturator tape (TOT) procedure at 3-year follow-up.
Between June 2006 and May 2013, a total of 402 consecutive patients underwent the TOT procedure for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) at Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital.
To describe the relationship between metabolic factors and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) and urinary incontinence (UI).
Adult male and female patients who presented to a clinician from the Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN) were recruited.
Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is one of the most reported health dilemmas of women suffering from lower urinary tract symptoms.
To determine the relation between hysterectomy and severity of female SUI using Valsalva Leak Point Pressure (VLPP).
The prevalence of sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women is high. Theoretically pelvic floor muscle (PFM) strength could influence sexual function, but to date there is scant evidence on this topic.
Repair of post-TURP sphincter urethral strictures represents challenging problem, due to the risk of urinary incontinence after the repair. We described a surgical technique we use to repair these strictures preserving urinary continence in patients with incompetent bladder neck.
A growing number of men undergo repeat biopsies prior to radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. However, the long-term impact of repeat biopsies on functional outcomes in this patient population remains unelucidated.
Previous studies of racial/ethnic variation in urinary incontinence (UI) suggest that population-specific studies of UI risk factors are needed to develop appropriate public health recommendations. We assessed UI risk factors among postmenopausal Mexican women enrolled in the Mexican Teachers' Cohort.
Widespread adoption of the AMS-800 artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) in female patients has been hampered by the surgical morbidity of its implantation through an open approach.
To describe a standardized technique of robotic bladder neck AUS implantation in female patients, and to report the perioperative and functional outcomes obtained by multiple surgeons with this technique.
The objective of this video is to demonstrate a technique for robot-assisted vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) repair utilizing a mini cystotomy with a transvesical approach.
A 53-year-old female developed a VVF after she underwent an abdominal hysterectomy for uterine fibroids at an outside facility.
We propose that SNS is a valid adjunctive therapy to treat refractory pediatric lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and that prospective collection of pre- and post-operative validated questionnaire and urodynamic data in a standardized fashion is beneficial in characterizing patient response to SNS therapy.
The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) in the treatment of faecal incontinence and concomitant urinary incontinence in women with a history of obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASIS).
For patients with local recurrent disease after radical prostatectomy (35-54%) salvage radiotherapy (SRT) is the treatment of choice. In the post prostatectomy setting, SRT may impose risk at increased toxicity.
The objective of this review is to present and discuss up-to-date conservative treatment strategies for the management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. This review aims to provide an overview of the importance of initial self-management strategies and conservative management options for women with SUI and how these treatments can be integrated into clinical practice.
Objectives: In a previous study, self-management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), via an Internet-based programme or a booklet improved symptoms and quality of life. We wanted to evaluate the effectiveness of these programmes when implemented for free use, as well as to characterize the users.
To describe toileting behaviors working women habitually use and investigate behaviors associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), especially urinary urgency with or without leakage.
Non-pregnant female employees of a large academic medical center 18 years and over were eligible to complete an online survey about bladder health and toileting behaviors.
Urinary incontinence is a common problem in school-age children. Because many children remain unaware of a full-bladder sensation, the SENS-U™ Bladder Sensor was developed. The SENS-U is a small, wearable ultrasound sensor, which is positioned on the lower abdomen using a skin-friendly adhesive.
Depression and anxiety are prevalent psychiatric conditions and are associated with overactive bladder. The objective of this study was to determine prevalence and severity of anxiety and depression associated with overactive bladder (OAB) in women.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is associated with nursing home admission, functional decline, and risk of death among community-dwelling older adults. Little information, however, is available on sex differences in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in older Korean adults exclusively living in rural areas.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common condition, especially in middle-aged and older women. UI is known to affect sexual function. Many women with UI do not consult a doctor about their condition. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship of sexual function and help seeking in postmenopausal women with urinary incontinence.
To investigate sexual function and quality of life (QoL) in adult male individuals with exstrophy-epispadias complex (EEC). Data from the German network for congenital uro-rectal malformations (CURE-Net) were used.
Urinary incontinence (UI) and other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) which are quite common among women, have a significant level of impact on women's sexual function. Improving sexual function improves the quality of life.
To assess the sexuality and quality of life of sexually active women with stress or mixed urinary incontinence (SUI/MUI) after surgery with adjustable tension-free suburethral mesh system (TOA/TVA).
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS - Urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occur in 30-50 % of women. It is proposed that increases in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) caused by high-intensity activities may contribute to symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction.
We have recently described the use of a retropubic suburethral autologous sling created and placed during robotic radical prostatectomy (RARP). In this study, we assess the effectiveness of newly designed six-branches compared to two-branches suburethral autologous sling in improving early urinary continence (UC) recovery.
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of treatment for incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) and idiopathic detrusor overactivity (IDO) with onabotulinumtoxinA (BoNT-A) at Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark.
To investigate the relationship between sleep disturbance, fatigue, and urinary incontinence (UI)/overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms among patients with OAB.
Patients who were diagnosed with overactive bladder (OAB) and age-matched control subjects without OAB were enrolled.
This case-control study was designed to compare static postural stability between women with stress urinary incontinence and continent women and it was hypothesized that women with incontinence aged around 50 years also have balance disorders.
Minimally-invasive stem cell therapy for stress urinary incontinence may provide an effective nonsurgical treatment for this common condition. Clinical trials of periurethral stem cell injection have been underway and basic science research has demonstrated the efficacy of both local and systemic stem cell therapies.
To use nerve conduction studies to clarify the functional innervation of the male urethral rhabdosphincter. In particular, to test the hypothesis that in some men, fibres of the neurovascular bundle supply the rhabdosphincter.
Strain elastography (SE) is a new technique of parametric imaging that allows quantification of the elasticity of tissue. The aim of our study was to determine if the elasticity of para-urethral tissue correlates with urethral mobility and urinary incontinence (UI).
The experiences and information needs of clinicians who use pelvic floor muscle training to manage urinary incontinence were explored.
Qualitative methods were used to conduct thematic analysis of data collected from clinician focus groups and interviews.
Do strategies to enhance self-efficacy and exercise mastery affect adherence to home-based pelvic floor muscle exercises in women with urinary incontinence?
Two-arm, parallel, randomised, controlled trial with intention-to-treat analysis.
The primary aim is to provide detailed rationale and methodology for the development and implementation of a perioperative behavioral/pelvic floor exercise research protocol for women who self-chose surgical intervention and who may or may not have been offered behavioral treatments initially.
OBJECTIVE - To describe a new technique for superficial implantation of the I-Stop TOMS ® transobturator sling and present the clinical outcomes on patients treated for mild to moderate urinary incontinence after RP.
To present our technique of suprameatal urethrolysis with Martius flap (SMUM) and outcomes of this procedure for refractory female bladder outflow obstruction (BOO).
A retrospective chart review was performed to identify female patients who underwent SMUM between January 2010 and August 2016 after failed transvaginal urethrolysis (TVU) for BOO due to prior stress urinary incontinence (SUI) surgery.
To conduct an economic evaluation of the use of trans-obturator tape (TOT) compared with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women.
Cost-utility and cost-effectiveness analyses from a public-payer perspective, conducted alongside a randomised clinical trial.
Pelvic-organ preserving radical cystectomy (POPRC) for female patients may improve postoperative sexual and urinary functions without compromising the oncological outcome compared with standard radical cystectomy (RC).
To assess patient satisfaction and quality of life and factors that may be related to these outcomes.
Between 2000 and 2008 a retrospective chart review and te¬lephone survey of all surgeries for male SUI was performed.
To measure the incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) over 10 years in older women who did not report UI at baseline in 1998, to estimate the prevalence of female UI according to severity and type, and to explore potential risk factors for development of UI.
To assess the efficacy and safety of retropubic tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) 17 years after implantation for the treatment of female pure stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
A prospective study was conducted in two urogynaecological units in two countries.
Inside-out transobturator tape (tension-free vaginal tape-obturator [TVT-O]) is currently one of the most effective and popular procedures for the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
The usual morbidity after radical prostatectomy (RP) implies, the possible need for inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP). This study aims to validate the efficacy and safety of a sling called "Mini-Jupette" concomitantly with the implantation of an IPP that will counteract mild UI (<2 pads/day) associated or not with climacturia for patients resistant to non-invasive therapeutic approach.
In this study, we compared the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) using different bladder emptying methods including normal spontaneous micturition (NSM), micturition with assisted maneuvers (MAM), aseptic intermittent catheterization by patient (IC-P), aseptic IC by an attendant/caregiver (IC-A) and indwelling catheterization.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common dysfunction, affecting especially women of all ages. The terminology of low back pain (LBP) and radiculopathy (RP) may be misused interchangeably with each other.
To investigate the 12 weeks effect of percutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) treatment on urodynamic and clinical findings in the Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO).
ED and LUTS affect a high proportion of male population. Although Hispanics are suspected to have a higher risk of experiencing LUTS, detailed information on its frequency and association with ED in this population is scarce.
Whilst self-care programme involving comprehensive lifestyle plans including physical and behavioural interventions have reported positive outcomes for the aged suffering from urinary incontinence (UI), very few programmes have been implemented amongst Iranian nursing home residents, particularly in men.
The relative impact of age, pregnancy and vaginal delivery on urinary incontinence is still an unresolved issue that involves the controversial question about the protective effect of cesarean section.
Depression has been associated with symptom amplification, functional impairment, and lower incontinence-specific quality of life in women with urinary incontinence. Although depression has been shown to impact both subjective and objective outcomes after many different surgeries, there are limited data on the effects of major depression on postoperative outcomes after antiincontinence surgery.
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