Treatment of LUTS After the TUR of Prostate


In order to investigate the lower urinary tract several imaging techniques may be used.

Qualiveen Italian Validation: A Long and Short Form Quality of Life Questionnaire in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury and Urinary Disorders


Introduction: There exists a need to assess the impact of urinary disorders (UD) on spinal cord injury (SCI) patients’ health-related quality of life. Qualiveen is a specific health-related quality of life (HRQL) questionnaire for UD in neurologic conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and SCI patients. Its long version (30 items) as well as its short form (SF-Qualiveen with 8 items) have proved reliable, valid, and responsive in French-speaking and English-speaking MS and SCI patients with UD.

Management of Vaginal Synthetic Graft Extrusion Following Surgery for SUI and Prolapse


Introduction and Objectives: The objectives of the study were the evaluation of the efficacy and tolerability of propiverine hydrochloride immediate (IR) and extended release (ER) forms comparing placebo in patients with overactive bladder (OAB) and urge urinary incontinence (UUI) in a double-blind, double-dummy, randomized active and placebo-controlled parallel-group phase III/IV trial.

Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Anal Sphincter after First Delivery: Relationship to Fecal Incontinence Symptoms


Introduction and Objective

To relate symptoms of fecal incontinence (FI) to endoanal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in a cohort of primiparous women.

Sensitivity of 1-Hour Pad Test to Change in Time of Incontinence Status after Prostatectomy


Hypothesis/Aims of Study: Pad testing is a simple, non-invasive, and effective method to quantify the amount of urine loss in patients with urinary incontinence. The short-term tests are easy, quick, and provide immediate information. The pad weight result can serve as an excellent and objective outcome procedure before and after treatment in patients with urinary incontinence. It is important, in this case, for the capacity of a test to be responsive to change in an appropriate way after a change of medical conditions There are few studies in literature that assess the sensitivity of 1-hour pad tests to change incontinence status. The post-prostatectomy incontinence model is ideal for this purpose. In fact, the majority of patients recover urinary control after 1 year from surgery, for a natural recovery of rhabdosphincter function. The aim of this study is to assess the validity and reliability of the 1-hour pad test to detect the changes of post-prostatectomy incontinence and its correlation with the number of episodes of urinary leakage and the results of a validated questionnaire.

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