Does epidural anesthesia influence pelvic floor muscle endurance and strength and the prevalence of urinary incontinence 6  weeks postpartum?

ConclusionsPFM function and UI prevalence at 6  weeks postpartum are not significantly affected by epidural analgesia.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Condition:   Urinary Incontinence Interventions:   Behavioral: VA Video Connect;   Behavioral: MyHealtheBladder Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Development Not yet recruiting
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Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
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Source: BMC Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Nature Reviews Urology, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/s41585-019-0273-4Urethral injection of bulking agents or stem cell formulations are minimally invasive approaches to stress urinary incontinence. Hillary and colleagues summarize data on the efficacy and safety of bulking agents compared with conventional treatments, and discuss current knowledge of the use of stem cell formulations and acellular, stimulatory injection-based therapies for the treatment of this disorder.
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Publication date: Available online 21 January 2020Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Weiming Zhao, Cheng Zhang, Chengjun Jin, Zijian Zhang, Deling Kong, Wanhai Xu, Youcheng Xiu
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe PRR in studies of OAB is varied and significant. It is clear that it can be affected by factors in study design including type of bladder diary. When designing clinical studies this should be borne in mind. Equally, when attempting to optimise patient care, the benefit of the therapeutic encounter should be remembered.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of General Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
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