Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has an independent will, uncontrolled leakage of urine from the bladder during exercise, sneezing, coughing, laughing, bending or lifting heavy objects. It leads to an increase in abdominal pressure, resulting in a failure of muscular-ligamentous.
Published May 10, 2016
The treatment of overactive bladder syndrome (OABS) by percutaneous pelvic nerve stimulation (PTNS) is usually recommended as a third line treatment. The purpose of this work was to compare PTNS alone on idiopathic OABS in women against a treatment combining PTNS and pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT).
Published August 7, 2020
To characterise the microbiome in healthy women with no bladder symptoms and to compare this to the bladder microbiome in patients with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB).
MSU specimens from 63 women with OAB were compared to urine from 35 controls.
Published May 27, 2017
Being an African American man is a risk factor for prostate cancer and there is little consensus about the utility of screening, early detection, and the efficacy of treatment for the disease. In this context, this systematic review examines the roles women, particularly wives, play in African American men's prostate cancer screening and treatment decision-making.
Published October 23, 2017
The objective of this study was to determine lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and associated risk factors in women aged 40 years and over.
The study was carried out with a total of 312 women.
Published January 31, 2017
The intestinal microbiome may affect urinary stone disease by modulating the amount of oxalate absorbed from the intestine and subsequently excreted in urine. This study sought to explore the association between antibiotics, which alter the intestinal microbiota, and risk for urinary stone disease.
Published September 29, 2019
To compare bladder wall thickness (BWT) between female patients with overactive bladder (OAB) and aged-matched healthy controls.
Thirty-six female patients with OAB and 31 healthy women were enrolled in the present prospective observational study.
Published June 30, 2016
Urinary incontinence is prevalent among older adults worldwide and associated with lower quality of life. Obesity is highly associated with development or exacerbation of urinary incontinence. We examined the impact of different types of obesity (general obesity and abdominal obesity) on urinary incontinence.
Published August 12, 2018
We aimed to investigate cancer incidence and all-cause mortality in a cohort of 8358 civilians (5134 men and 3224 women) employed by the Royal Norwegian Navy at any time between 1950 and 2005.
The cohort was followed for cancer incidence and all-cause mortality from 1960 through 2015.
Published September 18, 2018
To investigate the effect of solifenacin succinate on intraocular pressure (IOP) and dry eye in patients with overactive bladder (OAB).
The study was conducted prospectively between October 2014 and November 2015.
Published November 24, 2016
Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) refers to diseases that are challenging to identify, diagnose and treat. Thus, there is a need to study the clinical and cystoscopic picture of IC/BPS.
Published December 27, 2020
To evaluate the association between the length of the female urethra and urodynamic study (UDS) parameters in patients presenting with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
We retrospectively enrolled 391 women who underwent a transobturator adjustable tape sling implantation for the management of SUI between April 2009 and March 2016.
Published July 23, 2018
BACKGROUND - Overactive bladder syndrome is characterized by urinary urgency, usually accompanied by Frequent urination and nocturia, with or without urgent urinary incontinence. There must be the absence of causative infection or pathological conditions.
Published February 29, 2016
Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome is a common, complex, and challenging condition. To assist the management of these patients, the European Association of Urology (EAU) updates its guidelines annually.
Published December 4, 2017
Indirect and direct trauma following vaginal birth can negatively impact on the pelvic floor function increasing the risk of anal incontinence. It is often difficult for women to openly disclose that they have anal incontinence and there are limited data collection tools available for the identification of these women in a clinical setting.
Published July 1, 2016
Urinary incontinence (UI) may be defined as involuntary urine loss, which can be diagnosed based on patient-reported measures and is a hygiene and social problem in those who have it, affecting their quality of life negatively.
Published December 30, 2018
Overactive bladder (OAB) is common in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) with a limited number of treatment options.
To investigate the effect of transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (TTNS) and pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) with biofeedback on OAB symptoms in female MS patients.
Published June 14, 2020
This study aims to determine the effectiveness of home-based pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) on decreasing the severity of symptoms and improving the quality of life (QOL) among Omani women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
Published June 13, 2020
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a common condition with a major impact on quality of life (QoL). Various factors prevent women from seeking help. However, eHealth (Internet-based therapy) with pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is an effective and satisfying intervention for these women.
Published January 6, 2019
This study analyzed the reasons for avoiding visiting a doctor among women aged ≥50 years with urinary incontinence (UI), as well as factors influencing visits to the doctor.
In all, 402 women aged ≥50 years who were enrolled in Bursa healthcare centers, 150 with UI and 252 without UI, participated in the study.
Published March 31, 2019
To analyze the association between urinary incontinence and disability status in premenopausal women.
The study included 120 premenopausal women recruited from six Basic Family Health Units to participate in this study.
Published June 23, 2019
To explore gender differences in bladder cancer treatment decision making.
Secondary qualitative analysis of interview transcripts.
One multidisciplinary genitourinary oncology clinic (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) and two urology clinics (Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) in Boston, MA.
Published March 2, 2017
To examine associations between urologic subspecialization, surgeon gender and practice patterns among certifying urologists over the last 13 years.
Demographic data of certifying and recertifying urologists (2004 to 2015) was obtained from the American Board of Urology (ABU).
Published January 21, 2018
Urinary incontinence (UI) is an international problem, affecting a high percentage of geriatric women. Nurses caring for geriatric women of all ages should be aware of the problem of UI and familiarize themselves with the potential treatment options for these patients.
Published September 25, 2017
To determine a subset of women who could undergo ovary-sparing radical cystectomy (OSRC) for bladder cancer without compromising oncologic safety.
A retrospective review was performed of 164 consecutive women who underwent cystectomy at a single tertiary-care center from 1997 to 2018.
Published December 31, 2018
Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome can be very bothersome and is associated with impaired quality of life and work productivity.
To evaluate the effect of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) on OAB symptoms in women.
Published February 9, 2020
To assess the common practice to transiently place an indwelling transurethral catheter in case of hospitalization of women with febrile urinary tract infections. So far, this intervention has not been scientifically investigated.
Published January 13, 2019
Intradetrusor injection of botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) might serve as a minimally invasive substitute in patients with refractory idiopathic overactive bladder (RIOAB). The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes related to two different doses of abo-BTX-A (AboBTX-A) in patients with RIOAB.
Published October 17, 2017
Inconsistent reporting of effectiveness outcomes in surgical trials of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has hindered direct comparisons of various surgical treatments for SUI.
To systematically review the verbatim outcome names, outcome definitions, and tools used to measure the outcomes in surgical trials of SUI in women.
Published May 6, 2020
To analyze the safety and the mid-term continence rates of laparoscopic implantation of artificial urinary sphincter in women.
A total of 52 women with intrinsic sphincter deficiency underwent a laparoscopic artificial urinary sphincter implantation from 2005 to 2015 at Surgical Clinic Du Pré, Le Mans, France.
Published February 21, 2017
Urinary incontinence (UI) represents a complex problem which commonly affects women and influences their physical, mental, and social wellbeing. The objective of this study was to explore the experiences of a group of women with urinary incontinence.
Published November 10, 2019
We evaluated the relationship between body mass index (BMI), including low BMI, and nocturia in Japanese women.
We collected data on 18 952 women who participated in a multiphasic health screening in Fukui, Japan, in 2006.
Published September 19, 2019
To evaluate the subjective and objective outcomes of MacroplastiqueR (MPQ) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) secondary to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD).
Following Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, charts of non-neurogenic women with SUI secondary to ISD who underwent MPQ injection and had 6 months minimum follow-up were reviewed from a prospectively maintained database.
Published October 27, 2019
AIM - To define the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) parameters differentiating urethral hypermobility (UH) and intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
METHODS - The static and dynamic MR images of 21 patients with SUI were correlated to urodynamic (UD) findings and compared to those of 10 continent controls.
Published December 15, 2015
A common health-care problem worldwide, urinary tract infection (UTI), represents a disease of significant impact on every country's economy, being the most common cause of hospitalization among elderly people and the most common cause of antibiotic prescription in primary care.
Published November 10, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the efficacy and acceptability of an innovative, electronically delivered self-management intervention for urinary incontinence (UI) that included daily mindfulness practice, completion of sequential bladder diaries, and bladder health education to improve UI in older women living independently in a retirement community.
Published October 22, 2017
To evaluate the clinical response and adverse effects of radiofrequency on the urethral meatus in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women.
This phase one study included ten women with Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI).
Published July 21, 2017
Nocturia is a bothersome, multifactorial condition with many underlying causes and contributing factors. Nocturnal polyuria (NP; overproduction of urine at night) is a frequent component. The prevalence of nocturia increases with age; specific estimates of prevalence are influenced by frequency thresholds used to define it.
Published July 21, 2019
This study examined the associations between non-occupational exposure to agricultural work, through husband or head of household (H/HH) occupation, and urinary bladder cancer risk among Egyptian women.
Published April 5, 2016
Obesity is one of the main risk factors for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and has also been associated with worse surgical outcomes. However, the literature is heterogeneous and inconclusive. The goal of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate cure rates and perioperative complications in obese women.
Published August 22, 2020
Chronic, infrequent voiding may be a risk factor for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in women. To inform this hypothesis, we conducted a rapid literature review and meta-analysis of LUTS by occupation as an indirect measure of infrequent voiding behaviors.
Published October 6, 2018
Hundreds of millions of women suffer from pelvic floor disorders globally, often in silence. Women in developing countries do not disclose their problems due to associated social stigma or lack of access to services.
Published June 18, 2018
Although artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) has become an established treatment for moderate to severe stress urinary incontinence (SUI), implantation can be challenging. This study aimed to review the outcomes of laparoscopic AUS (LAUS) implantation and revision in women presenting with SUI.
Published January 11, 2021
The aim of this study was to report the outcomes of artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) resulting from intrinsic sphincter deficiency after a follow up of 10 years.
Published September 29, 2019
The purpose of this review and meta-analysis was to evaluate overweight and obesity as risk factors for urinary incontinence in young to mid-aged women. Understanding these relationships during this life stage is important as early onset increases the risk for developing severe and persistent incontinence.
Published November 18, 2018
Pelvic floor muscle training is the most commonly used physical therapy treatment for women with urinary incontinence.
To assess the effects of Pelvic floor muscle training for women with urinary incontinence in comparison to a control treatment and to summarize relevant economic findings.
Published February 3, 2019
Treatment of recurrent Urinary tract infections (UTIs) has become challenging because of the dramatic increase in the rates of recurrent infection andof multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections.
The authors review recurrent UTIs(rUTI) management in women.
Published August 15, 2020
Although lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) have considerable clinical relevance, few propose evaluating its association with social conditions. Our study aimed to evaluate LUTS prevalence in primary care and its association with the social determinants of health (SDH).
Published April 27, 2018
Urinary incontinence (UI) is any involuntary loss of urine. In female athletes, physical exercise may be a risk factor for UI because of increased intra-abdominal pressure generated during high-impact exercises, which overloads the pelvic organs, predisposing them to UI.
Published November 25, 2018
To determine in women with clinically stable chronic lung disease (CLD) and healthy women; (1) prevalence of urinary incontinence; (2) risk factors for urinary incontinence; (3) effects of a standard course of specialised physiotherapy treatment (PT) in women with CLD.
Published October 27, 2018