A meta-ethnography to understand the experience of living with urinary incontinence: ‘is it just part and parcel of life?’

Urinary incontinence (UI) is highly prevalent and affects the lives of many men and women. We aimed to conduct a qualitative evidence synthesis (QES) to explore the experience of living with UI and to develop ...
Source: BMC Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Condition:   Urinary Incontinence, Urge Intervention:   Device: bio-feedback treatment Sponsors:   Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University;   Northwestern University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Faecal Incontinence;   Pelvic Floor Disorders Intervention:   Device: Renew VS PTNS Sponsor:   London North West Healthcare NHS Trust Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionsFiLaC may be considered an effective and safe sphincter-saving technique for the treatment of fistula-in-ano with an acceptable, low, complication rate. However, well-designed randomized control trials comparing FiLaC with other techniques are required to substantiate the promising outcomes reported in this review.
Source: Techniques in Coloproctology - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Authors: Kim CW, Jeong WK, Son GM, Kim IY, Park JW, Jeong SY, Park KJ, Lee SH Abstract Purpose: Patients who undergo radical surgery for rectal cancer often suffer from low anterior resection syndrome (LARS). Symptoms of this syndrome include frequent bowel movements, gas incontinence, fecal incontinence, fragmentation, and urgency. The aim of this study was to investigate the convergent validity, discriminative validity, and reliability of the Korean version of the LARS score questionnaire. Methods: The English LARS score questionnaire was translated into Korean using the forward-and-back translation method. A...
Source: Annals of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Coloproctol Source Type: research
ConclusionsA high success rate and low adverse events rate were achieved in patients with advanced-stage POP with continuous pessary use for 24  months, indicating that a ring pessary could also be used without periodic removal for at least the first 2 years. This practice could reduce the number of control visits.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conditions:   Overactive Bladder;   Overactive Detrusor;   Overactive Bladder Syndrome;   Overactivity; Behavior;   Urge Incontinence Interventions:   Drug: Bicarbonate protocol;   Drug: Standard protocol Sponsor:   Boston Urogynecology Associates Recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 14 February 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Kun-Ling Lin, Feng-Hsiang Tang, Shih-Hsiang Chou, Zi-Xi Loo, Yi-Yin Liu, Yung-Shun Juan, Cheng-Yu LongAbstractObjectiveTo present a comprehensive evaluation of anterior/apical and/or posterior prolapse repair systems with a focus on safety and surgical efficacy.MethodsTwo hundred and twenty women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) stage II–IV were referred for single-incision transvaginal mesh procedures in a single institution. Pre- and postoperative assessments included pelvic e...
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Authors: Hermieu JF PMID: 32046918 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research
Can be inserted under skin to stimulate sacral nerve, says NICE Related items fromOnMedica Surgical mesh last resort for prolapse or incontinence Pelvic organ prolapse Strong women ’s rights linked to better health Hundreds of women take legal action over vaginal mesh implants Surgical options must be ‘last resort’ for stress incontinence
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This study aimed to investigate the association between anticholinergic medications and the risk of dementia using data from Taiwan's National Health Research Database (NHIRD).MethodsA total of 790,240 patients, with 197,560 patients receiving anticholinergic medications and 592,680 control patients (1:3) matched for sex, age, and index-year, were enrolled from the two million Longitudinal Health Insurance Dataset, a subdataset of the NHIRD, between 2000 and 2015. The time-dependent Cox regression analysis was used to explore the hazard ratio (HR) with a 95% confidence interval for the association between anticholinergics ...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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