Meshy business: MRI and ultrasound evaluation of pelvic floor mesh and slings
This article provides a review of the spectrum of imaging findings in patients after pelvic floor repair with synthetic mid-urethral slings and vaginal mesh.
CONCLUSIONS: CCIC is an effective means of treating refractory bladder neck contractures and/or urinary incontinence. While morbidity rates are high, subjective patient satisfaction is high. PMID: 32065865 [PubMed - in process]
Condition: Faecal Incontinence Interventions: Procedure: Acupuncture; Procedure: Best Medical Therapy Sponsors: Singapore General Hospital; Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Recruiting
Pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and rectus abdominis muscles (RAM) of pregnant diabetic rats exhibit atrophy, co-localization of fast and slow fibers and an increased collagen type I/III ratio. However, the role of...
Condition: Massage Intervention: Other: Abdominal massage Sponsor: South Valley University Completed
Patches made from human placenta could prevent men becoming impotent following prostate cancer surgery. Incontinence and erectile dysfunction can occur in up to seven in ten men.
In view of population aging, a better knowledge of factors influencing the type of long-term care (LTC) among older adults is necessary. Previous studies reported a close relationship between incontinence and ...
Photo credit Niklas Hamann “My mom is 81 and lives alone in her condo,” Judy Hanson writes. “Her arthritis is painful, but she gets around with a walker. Her mind is okay for now, though she is sometimes forgetful. I also feel that she is lonely. “I’m worried about her safety and have been telling her for several years that she needs help,” she continues. “I’m not proud to say that I’ve stooped to yelling at her, but I have done it. I hate the thought of her falling and not having help, and I also think she’d be happier with more company. There’s ...
To test the effect of a structured abdominal hypopressive technique (AHT) programme on pelvic floor muscle (PFM) tone and urinary incontinence (UI) in women.
Conditions: Faecal Incontinence; Pelvic Floor Disorders Intervention: Device: Renew VS PTNS Sponsor: London North West Healthcare NHS Trust Completed
Conditions: Overactive Bladder; Overactive Detrusor; Overactive Bladder Syndrome; Overactivity; Behavior; Urge Incontinence Interventions: Drug: Bicarbonate protocol; Drug: Standard protocol Sponsor: Boston Urogynecology Associates Recruiting