TVT-O vs. TVT-Abbrevo for stress urinary incontinence treatment in women: a randomized trial

ConclusionTVT-Abbrevo has similar efficacy and safety compared with TVT-O in women with SUI; the use of a shorter sling reduces postoperative pain.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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ConclusionWhilst some areas of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment are achieved adequately, others are not.  Our electronic assessment did not include a Geriatric Depression Score. Although pain was frequently assessed, again a score was not always used. Other areas for improvement include visual acuity, fractures and osteoporosis and advanced care planningThe results of this audit have been presented to the team, adjustments have been made to our electronic assessments so that we can record and capture this data better. There will be a reaudit in 6 month’s to evaluate improvement.
Source: Age and Ageing - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
ConclusionThe 2018 American Diabetes Association guidelines now recommend treatment goals based on functional status rather than age. Our experience locally is reflective of the spectrum of issues that arise in management of diabetes in the older person. This highlights the positive impact of a multidisciplinary diabetes service in minimising complications and promoting individualised person-centred care.
Source: Age and Ageing - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
ConclusionsTape revision surgery is a safe and effective treatment for mid-urethral tape complications with the majority of women maintaining continence following revision. Early intervention and proactive management of complications, by the appropriate specialist, will improve outcomes.
Source: The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Funding Opportunity RFA-DK-19-015 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The Prevention of Lower Urinary tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium will use qualitative and quantitative strategies to conduct collaborative, transdisciplinary studies to establish the scientific basis for future intervention studies to promote bladder health and prevent lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and associated bladder conditions such as bladder infections, urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, overactive bladder and interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in adolescent and adult women across the life course. This FOA ...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - Category: Research Source Type: funding
Funding Opportunity RFA-DK-19-016 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The Prevention of Lower Urinary tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium will use qualitative and quantitative strategies to conduct collaborative, transdisciplinary studies to establish the scientific basis for future intervention studies to promote bladder health and prevent lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and associated bladder conditions such as bladder infections, urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, overactive bladder and interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in adolescent and adult women across the life course. The purpo...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - Category: Research Source Type: funding
The Prevention of Lower Urinary tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium will use qualitative and quantitative strategies to conduct collaborative, transdisciplinary studies to establish the scientific basis for future intervention studies to promote bladder health and prevent lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and associated bladder conditions such as bladder infections, urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, overactive bladder and interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in adolescent and adult women across the life course. This FOA is to invite applications for Clinical Research Centers to build on foundational...
Source: NIDDK Funding Opportunities - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: funding
The Prevention of Lower Urinary tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium will use qualitative and quantitative strategies to conduct collaborative, transdisciplinary studies to establish the scientific basis for future intervention studies to promote bladder health and prevent lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and associated bladder conditions such as bladder infections, urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, overactive bladder and interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in adolescent and adult women across the life course. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite applications for ...
Source: NIDDK Funding Opportunities - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: funding
Best way to prevent PFP is to do a variety of sports and build up intensity, and to improve thigh muscle strength Related items fromOnMedica Surgical options must be ‘last resort’ for stress incontinence Falls prevention services are not evidence-based Advise bowel cancer patients to take more exercise Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
​Prepubertal boys who present to the emergency department with dysuria are uncommon. The adult with burning on urination is assumed to have a sexually transmitted disease, but of course that diagnosis should not be high on your list for boys.In fact, infectious urethritis in children is quite uncommon unless there is premature sexual activity or sexual abuse by an adult. Unfortunately, a variety of noninfectious urethral pathologies may mimic infectious urethritis in children. A urinary tract infection in a prepubertal boy is an infectious cause of dysuria. Those infections, however, rarely present with the isolated symp...
Source: M2E Too! Mellick's Multimedia EduBlog - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: blogs
Purpose of review Scientific advancements have led to enhanced clarity about the interrelationship between urinary tract pathology and functional bowel disturbances. The present article will review the current literature regarding the cause, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction and abnormal bowel habits in young and adolescent girls. Recent findings Complex neurological, physiological mechanisms and functional behaviors exist that contribute to the development of coexisting urinary symptoms and defecatory disorders in young and adolescent girls. Bladder bowel dysfunction (BBD) i...
Source: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: ADOLESCENT AND PEDIATRIC GYNECOLOGY: Edited by Roshi M. Zinn Source Type: research
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