Impact of body mass index on lower urinary tract disorders in multiple sclerosis.

CONCLUSION: In this series, increased BMI was associated with higher OAB and SUI USP questionnaire scores, in women presenting with MS. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 4. PMID: 31133495 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research

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AbstractBackgroundPosterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a minimally invasive approach with little adverse effects, but obtaining good results as shown in the different scales for the evaluation of the severity of incontinence. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of PTNS based on manometric determinations of the anal sphincter and severity during a period of treatment of 6  months (18 sessions).Patients and methodsA prospective interventional study of patients with fecal incontinence was performed. Subjects underwent one 30-min session every week for 12  weeks, followed by 6 sessions every 2&...
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeEvaluate the impact of fecal incontinence (FI) and chronic constipation (CC) on the quality of life (QoL) in a large population and determine if a threshold of symptom scores was associated with alterations to QoL.MethodsA total of 422 outpatients with FI (n = 186), CC (n = 186), and mixed FI-CC (n = 50) referred for anorectal manometry were included prospectively. All patients completed a set of questionnaires to evaluate the severity of FI and CC (respectively Jorge and Wexner and KESS scores) and their impact on QoL (Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI)).Resul...
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Conclusion: BTX-A is an effective and well-tolerated treatment in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) who are candidates of TURP and simultaneously suffer from OAB symptoms. PMID: 32617023 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related DisordersAuthor(s): Rasha M. Fahmi, Mahamoud El Sayed El Ebeary, Esraa M. Abd-Elrasheed, Takwa H.M. Elkhatib
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related DisordersAuthor(s): Landi D, Ponzano M, Nicoletti CG, Cecchi G, Cola G, Mataluni G, Mercuri NB, Sormani MP, Marfia GA
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Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related DisordersAuthor(s): Jessica Qiu, D. Sean Riminton, Stephen W. Reddel, Todd A. Hardy
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Reply to Commentary on "Role of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in Treating Children With Overactive Bladder From Pooled Analysis of 8 Randomized Controlled Trials". Int Neurourol J. 2020 Jun;24(2):187-188 Authors: Zhou Z, Cui Y PMID: 32615684 [PubMed]
Source: International Neurourology Journal - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Int Neurourol J Source Type: research
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