Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tension-free vaginal tape-obturator has lasting benefit

(HealthDay)—The tension-free vaginal tape-obturator procedure is usually still effective at 10 years after the procedure, according to a study published in the October issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Colpocleisis deemed safe for advanced pelvic organ prolapse

(HealthDay)—Colpocleisis is a safe and effective treatment for advanced pelvic organ prolapse; however, urinary frequency and urgency often persist after the procedure, according to research published in the September issue ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

PTSD linked to urinary incontinence in female veterans

(HealthDay) -- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is independently associated with urgency/mixed urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms in female veterans, according to a study published in the June issue of the American Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Autologous muscle-derived cells may treat stress urinary incontinence

Researchers have confirmed that transplanting autologous muscle-derived cells (AMDC) into the bladder is safe at a wide range of doses and significantly improves symptoms and quality of life in patients with stress urinary ...

Medications

FDA: pelvic mesh for women riskier than thought

A product commonly used in surgery to treat incontinence and other women's health problems causes far more complications than previously thought and is likely exposing patients to unnecessary risks, according to U.S. health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers perform head-to-head comparison of incontinence treatments

As part of a national clinical trial, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found little difference in effectiveness between two popular treatments for one of the most common ailments among American women: stress urinary ...

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