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Wu Jian-Feng - - 2011
Many studies have shown that monocyte human leukocyte antigen-DR (mHLA-DR) expression may be a good predictor for mortality in severe septic patients. On the contrary, other studies found mHLA-DR was not a useful prognostic marker in severe sepsis. Few studies have taken changes of mHLA-DR during treatment into consideration. The ...
Govaert B - - 2010
Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a minimal invasive treatment that can be performed in the outpatient clinic. This is a pilot study to investigate PTNS in the treatment of faecal incontinence.   Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation was performed by insertion of a needle electrode near the posterior tibial nerve. ...
Chung Eric - - 2010
To report the outcome of artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) in female patients for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). We retrospectively reviewed all female patients with AUS implanted over the last 25 years in one institution. Patient demographics, renal tract imaging and urodynamics assessment were documented. Outcomes measures included ...
Rehder Peter - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a transobturator retroluminal repositioning sling suspension in the treatment of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after prostate surgery. In 118 men with SUI after prostatic surgery, a transobturator retroluminal repositioning sling suspension was implanted. Patients were evaluated including: complete history and physical examination, ...
Flock F - - 2011
To date, no standardization for the visualization of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) has been established in clinical practice. The aim of this prospective observational study was to evaluate the shape and position of the tape using ultrasound and to compare this data with clinical postoperative results. In a three-year period, ...
Findlay John M - - 2011
Faecal incontinence is a common and important multifactorial disorder with a range of treatment options. Over the last two decades, neuromodulation via sacral nerve stimulators has been shown to be effective for both faecal and urinary incontinence, although associated with complications. Peripheral neuromodulation, via the posterior tibial nerve, is widely ...
Faucheron Jean-Luc - - 2010
PURPOSE: Sacral nerve stimulation is offered to patients presenting with fecal incontinence of neurological or idiopathic etiology, when medical management has failed. The purpose of this study was to investigate the causes of surgical revision following sacral nerve stimulation in consecutive patients who had received implants. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From ...
Lúcio Adélia Correia - - 2010
Evaluate the role of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT) on the treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction (LUTD) in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients. In this randomized controlled trial, twenty seven female patients with a diagnosis of MS and LUTD complaints were randomized, in two groups: Treatment group (GI) (N = 13) and ...
Elser Denise M - - 2010
To evaluate 18-month safety and durability of efficacy of nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation as treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. Study comprised women with SUI due to bladder outlet hypermobility for at least 12 months who failed conservative treatment and had not undergone surgery or bulking agent treatment. ...
Johnson Egil - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To study short- and long-term improvement in obstetric anal incontinence after secondary overlapping sphincteroplasty and repeat repairs. DESIGN: A prospective analysis based on incontinence scores and patient satisfaction. SETTING: Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, a tertiary unit also dealing with sphincter repair. POPULATION: Of 40 obstetric patients ...
Errando Carlos - - 2010
To evaluate the outcomes, complications, and quality of life of patients after a Remeex re-adjustable sling for recurrent stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and intrinsic sphincteric deficiency (ISD) indications. One hundred twenty-five patients with SUI were prospectively evaluated following a re-adjustable sling in a single tertiary academic Center. Patients were classified ...
Sammon Jesse D - - 2010
To evaluate long-term urinary outcomes in participants of a two-group randomized clinical trial comparing continence after robotic prostatectomy (RP) between those who had reconstruction of the rhabdosphincter and puboprostatic collar (double-layer anastomosis) with those who had not. Consecutive patients (n = 116) undergoing RP at a single institution were randomized ...
Burgio Kathryn L - - 2010
To identify predictors and correlates of patient satisfaction 24 months after Burch colpopexy or autologous fascial sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Participants were the 655 randomized subjects in the Stress Incontinence Surgical Treatment Efficacy Trial (SISTEr). Variables potentially associated with satisfaction were tested in bivariate analysis, including ...
Michelsen H B - - 2011
Colorectal transport in idiopathic fecal incontinence has scarcely been studied, and it remains to be investigated in patients with fecal incontinence and anal sphincter lesion. The aim of the present study was to compare colorectal transport during defecation in patients with idiopathic fecal incontinence and patients with fecal incontinence due ...
Kalorin Carmin M - - 2010
Sleep disordered breathing caused by tonsillar hypertrophy has been implicated as a cause of primary and secondary nocturnal enuresis in children. We prospectively studied the preoperative and postoperative rates of nocturnal and daytime incontinence in a group of children with tonsillar hypertrophy undergoing tonsillectomy compared to a matched control group ...
Geinitz Hans - - 2011
To prospectively assess the intestinal symptoms and fecal continence in patients who had undergone conformal radiotherapy (CRT) for prostate cancer. A total of 78 men who had undergone definitive CRT for prostate cancer were evaluated. The patients were assessed before, during (treatment Weeks 4 and 6), and 2, 12, and ...
Groutz Asnat - - 2010
To assess the safety and effectiveness of the "inside-out" transobturator tension-free vaginal tape procedure for the management of occult stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in clinically continent women undergoing prolapse repair. A total of 117 consecutive continent women (mean age and parity 66.8 ± 9.9 years and 3.2 ± 1.5, respectively) ...
Chantarasorn Varisara - - 2011
The aim of this study was to determine associations between the ultrasonic appearance of Monarc suburethral slings and postoperative bladder symptoms at an average follow-up time of 11 months. A prospective clinical audit was conducted on 98 patients after Monarc suburethral sling. The assessment included pelvic floor ultrasound to determine ...
Hübner Wilhelm A - - 2011
Study Type - Therapy (case series) Level of Evidence 4 What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? First data on the ARGUS® sling was published in 2006 by Romano SV et al. as a multicentre study, evaluating the data of 48 patients with a mean follow up (FU) ...
Aboseif Sherif R - - 2011
Treatment of recurrent stress incontinence after a failed surgical procedure is more complicated, and repeat surgeries have higher rates of complications and limited efficacy. We determined the technical feasibility, efficacy, adjustability, and safety of adjustable continence therapy device for treatment of moderate to severe recurrent urinary incontinence after failed surgical ...
Cornu Jean-Nicolas - - 2011
Study Type - Therapy (outcomes research) Level of Evidence 2b • To assess clinical outcomes at mid-term follow-up and determine preoperative factors associated with the failure of the Advance(TM) male sling for post-prostatectomy incontinence (PPI). • A prospective evaluation was conducted of 136 consecutive patients implanted with the Advance(TM) male sling for mild ...
Rodriguez Alejandro R - - 2010
Females with recurrent stress urinary incontinence after anti-incontinence surgery represent a therapeutic challenge. In our experience and that of others standard sling procedures have occasionally failed to correct these problems. We determined the effectiveness of various spiral sling techniques used in these cases to manage pipe stem urethras in which ...
Wadie Bassem S - - 2010
Post-prostatectomy incontinence is usually due to sphincter damage as a complication of prostatectomy but may result from other causes. The intermediate term outcome of the retropubic bulbourethral sling is presented. Included in study were 40 men with post-prostatectomy incontinence who used 5 or greater pads daily for protection. All patients ...
Deole Nishigandh - - 2011
The aim of this study was to assess complications and short-term results (3 months and 1 year) from a single-incision mid-urethral tape for stress urinary incontinence. Seventy-four women underwent single-incision mid-urethral tape under local anaesthesia, 59 of whom completed a 1-year follow-up. Thirty-seven (50%) suffered urodynamic stress urinary incontinence. The ...
Trutnovsky Gerda - - 2011
The purpose of this observational study was to examine the effect of periurethral injections with polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAHG) on quality of life (QoL) in selected patients with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Fifty-four women with comorbidities or other reasons precluding other surgery received PAHG for SUI. Patient-reported outcomes were assessed with ...
Fozzatti Celina - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of Global Postural Re-education (GPR) on stress urinary incontinence symptoms and to compare it to Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT). Fifty-two women with stress urinary incontinence were distributed into two groups: Group 1 (G1) was submitted to weekly sessions of ...
Danielson Johan - - 2010
Patients with high anorectal anomalies are often incontinent after reconstruction, particularly with the older forms of surgical treatment, that is, anorectal pull-through or Stephen's operations. In 1974, a new treatment for anal incontinence in children was introduced at the Akademiska Hospital: free autogenous muscle transplantation (FAMT) to the perirectal area. ...
Bauer Ricarda M - - 2011
Study Type - Therapy (case series) Level of Evidence 4 What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Several studies showed encouraging early results of the AdVance® sling. However, mid-term and long-term results are missing. We were able to show that the AdVance® sling is also, in a ...
de Leval Jean - - 2011
The aim of this study is to compare a modified inside-out transobturator procedure with its original counterpart [inside-out transobturator (TVT-O)] for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). A prospective, randomized trial in women suffering from SUI was used. The modified procedure consisted of a shorter tape whilst the ...
Yamanishi Tomonori - - 2010
PURPOSE: We evaluated electrical stimulation combined with pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy in a randomized controlled study. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 56 men with severe urinary incontinence (more than 200 gm daily), mean ± SD age 66.6 ± 6.2 years, were randomized to ...
Frick Anna C - - 2010
PURPOSE: We compared the responsiveness of several validated incontinence, pelvic floor and quality of life outcome measures in women undergoing surgery for stress urinary incontinence to assist investigators in selecting appropriate outcomes in future trials of stress urinary incontinence therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is an ancillary analysis of data ...
Tomoe Hikaru - - 2010
Transobturator tape (TOT) kits approved as medical instruments are still not available in Japan. This study aimed to: (1) assess the outcomes of TOT using Monarc (American Medical Systems; AMS Inc, Minnetonka, MN, USA) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI); (2) evaluate possible different surgical outcomes in women with ...
Wolter Christopher E - - 2011
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) frequently presents with urinary incontinence, either urge (UUI), stress (SUI), or mixed (MUI). We sought to determine the effect of high-grade prolapse repair on MUI. A retrospective review was performed for 111 patients with anterior POP repair and sling over 4 years. Sixty patients (54%) presented ...
Sèbe Philippe - - 2011
Cell therapy for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) management has been experienced with encouraging results. We conducted an open prospective study on 12 women presenting severe SUI with fixed urethra, after previous failed surgical management. Patients underwent intrasphincteric injections of autologous progenitor muscular cells isolated from a biopsy of deltoid muscle. ...
Huang Wen-Chu - - 2011
This study seeks to analyze the medium- to long-term outcome of transvaginal pelvic reconstructive surgery using the Prolift™ system for pelvic organ prolapse. Sixty-five patients who underwent pelvic floor reconstruction using Prolift™ were followed for 1 to 3 years postoperatively. Assessment included pre- and postoperative Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) stage, ...
Liapis Angelos - - 2010
To assess the efficacy and complications associated with use of the TVT SECUR System device with placement of the tape in either a "hammock" or "U" position for management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). A prospective study of patients with SUI allocated into one of two groups: "hammock" or "U" ...
Stav Kobi - - 2010
To compare the safety and efficacy of midurethral sling surgery for management of urinary stress incontinence in women over 80 years versus younger women. 1225 consecutive women with urodynamic stress incontinence had a synthetic midurethral sling (955 retropubic, 270 transobturator) at our institution between 1999 and 2007. Ninety one percent ...
Wing Rena R - - 2010
Initial weight loss improves urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women. In this study we examined the longer term effects of a weight loss intervention on urinary incontinence. Overweight and obese women (mean +/- SD age 53 +/- 10 years) with 10 or more urinary incontinence episodes weekly were randomized ...
Powers Michelle Y - - 2010
A 10-month-old, male German shepherd dog experienced inadvertent prostatectomy during cryptorchidectomy. Cystourethral anastomosis was performed 1 day later. The dog developed stranguria and incontinence. A proximal urethral stricture was diagnosed with a contrast urethrogram 5 weeks later. Urethral augmentation with an onlay graft of porcine small intestinal submucosa was performed. ...
Kocjancic Ervin - - 2010
PURPOSE: ACT was developed to treat female stress urinary incontinence resulting from intrinsic sphincter deficiency by increasing urethral resistance. We evaluated the implantation procedure and assessed patient outcomes at our center. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The adjustable continence device consists of 2 silicone balloons on either side of the proximal urethra ...
Ribeiro Lúcia Helena S - - 2010
PURPOSE: The impact of pelvic floor muscle training on the recovery of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy is still controversial. We tested the effectiveness of biofeedback-pelvic floor muscle training in improving urinary incontinence in the 12 months following radical prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 73 patients who underwent ...
Fong Eva D M - - 2010
• Mid-urethral synthetic slings (MUSS) have grown in acceptance and popularity to gain a foremost position in stress urinary incontinence (SUI) surgery. • There are numerous studies that provide a large amount of Level 1 and 2 evidence that support the concept of a sling placed at the level of ...
Shaker Hassan S - - 2011
this study aims to evaluate the functional outcome of transobturator tape (TOT) in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and its impact on patient quality of life (QoL). sixty female patients with SUI underwent TOT operation, outside-in technique. Forty-eight patients completed the study. Clinical evaluation, urodynamics, and QoL using ...
Christine Brian - - 2010
We report on the use of the AdVance male sling to treat men who had an artificial urinary sphincter placed and subsequently developed recurrent urinary incontinence. Nineteen men who had undergone placement of an artificial urinary sphincter for post prostatectomy urinary incontinence, and who had developed recurrent incontinence, were treated ...
Angioli Roberto - - 2010
Many studies have assessed the equivalent effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and transobturator suburethral tape (TVT-O) at short- to medium-term follow-up, but no long-term randomised trials appear in the literature. We compared the use of TVT to TVT-O, providing a longer follow-up than currently appears in the literature. Seventy-two ...
Youn Chang Shik - - 2010
The transobturator adjustable tape (TOA) sling operation is a new procedure that allows for the adjustment of tension after surgical intervention, thus permitting correction of postoperative incontinence or obstruction. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of TOA with that of the transobturator tape (TOT) ...
Sahinkanat Tayfun - - 2011
To determine the association between changes in lumbar lordosis (LL) and/or pelvic inlet (PI) orientation and the outcome of a transobturator tape (TOT) sling procedure. The study population consisted of 70 patients who underwent the TOT sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence, and were evaluated by a stress test at ...
Lee Ha Na - - 2010
We evaluated the efficacy of transurethral injection (TUI) for the treatment of recurrent or persistent stress urinary incontinence after mid-urethral sling (MUS) procedures. A retrospective study was conducted among 23 women who had undergone TUI for failed MUS using bulking agents, Macroplastique® and Durasphere®. The Sandvik questionnaire, Subjective Symptom Visual ...
Lose Gunnar - - 2010
Polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAHG, Bulkamid®) is a promising urethral bulking agent. This multicenter study was carried out to evaluate safety and efficacy of Bulkamid® for female stress and mixed urinary incontinence. Submucosal injection of Bulkamid® was performed in 135 women with urinary incontinence (stress, 67; mixed, 68) followed for 12 months. ...
Wadie Bassem S - - 2010
In this study, the impact of mid-urethral slings (MUS) on incontinence-related distress, quality of life and sexual function is assessed at a minimum 2 years. Patients received either a pubovaginal sling (PVS) or a tension-free vaginal tape (TVT). The Arabic translation of urogenital distress inventory (UDI)-6, incontinence impact questionnaire (IIQ)-7, ...
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