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Culligan Patrick J - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether preoperative urethral resistance pressure (URP) measurements could predict success or failure of a tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) sling. METHODS: Subjects came from a previously published study comparing URP measurements to a validated urinary incontinence symptom survey (UISS). We contacted patients from that study to determine whether ...
Centemero Antonia - - 2010
Despite improvements in surgical techniques, urinary incontinence (UI) is not uncommon after radical prostatectomy (RP), and it may dramatically worsen quality of life (QoL). To determine the benefit of starting pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) 30d before RP and of continuing PFME postoperatively for early recovery of continence. A randomised, ...
Dubbelman Yvette - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effect on the recovery of incontinence after retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP) of intensive physiotherapist-guided pelvic floor muscle exercises (PG-PFME) in addition to an information folder, with PFME explained to patients by an information folder only (F-PFME), and to determine independent predictors of failure to regain continence ...
Ratto Carlo - - 2010
PURPOSE: Anal sphincter lesions represent the major cause of fecal incontinence, particularly in women. Sphincteroplasty with overlap is the traditional treatment, but a significant reduction in benefits within 5 years of surgery has been reported. More recently, sacral nerve stimulation has been suggested following sphincteroplasty or as primary treatment. METHODS: ...
Richter Holly E HE Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA. - - 2010
To compare the effectiveness of a continence pessary to evidence-based behavioral therapy for stress incontinence and to assess whether combined pessary and behavioral therapy is superior to single-modality therapy. This was a multisite, randomized clinical trial (Ambulatory Treatments for Leakage Associated with Stress Incontinence [ATLAS]) that randomly assigned 446 women ...
Ignjatovic Ivan - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Comparison of procedures in patients with concomitant stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) was performed. Tension free vaginal tape (TVT) or transobturator tape (TOT) with colporrhaphy was compared with fixed mesh (Prolift) applied with a tension free suburethral sling. STUDY DESIGN: A total of 76 women ...
Rechberger Tomasz - - 2010
A few series comparing the clinical efficacy of midurethral slings in obese and postmenopausal patients are available. The aim of the study was to assess clinical efficacy of suburethral tape operations for the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) stratified by obesity, menopause and ageing. Five hundred thirty-seven ...
Basu M - - 2010
To compare a mini-sling with a retropubic tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and urodynamic stress incontinence (USI). Randomised trial. Urogynaecology unit in large UK district general hospital. Women with USI resistant to conservative management and requiring a suburethral sling. A total of 71 ...
Ghoniem Gamal - - 2010
PURPOSE: We evaluated the durability of the urethral bulking agent Macroplastique for stress urinary incontinence in a 24-month study in women with a previously documented successful outcome 12 months after the last injection. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In a multicenter study females diagnosed with stress urinary incontinence primarily due to intrinsic ...
Shek Ka Lai - - 2010
PURPOSE: We examined the effect of the Monarc suburethral sling on urethral mobility. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively studied the records of 54 consecutive women who received a Monarc suburethral sling between July 2005 and November 2008. All patients were examined by volume ultrasound preoperatively and at followup (average 0.7 ...
Schlomer Bruce J - - 2010
PURPOSE: We assessed penile and bulbospongiosus measurements to develop a quantitative guide to select the surgical approach (perineal vs transscrotal vs transcorporeal) to artificial urinary sphincter cuff placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the intraoperative records of 100 men who underwent artificial urinary sphincter placement (43) or anastomotic urethroplasty ...
Cornel Erik B - - 2010
PURPOSE: In a prospective 2-center study we confirmed and extended published results of the positive effect on post-prostatectomy stress incontinence of transobturator sling suspension using an Advance male sling. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From September 2007 to June 2008 a male sling was placed and evaluated in 36 men according to ...
Huwyler Mirjam - - 2010
This study is a retrospective modelling of early intervention for voiding difficulties (VD) after retropubic tape insertion. Chart review assessing Trial Without Catheter (TWOC) on day 2 and day 9 and long-term VD. Number needed to treat (NNT) analysis performed for presumed intervention on days 2 and 9. Thirty seven ...
Wu Jin-Yan - - 2010
The objective of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) with Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz (MMK) procedure in stress urinary incontinence (SUI) treatment. Two hundred twenty-eight patients were enrolled in this study. TVT procedure was performed in 105 cases, MMK procedure was performed in 81 cases, ...
Abdul-Rahman Ahmad - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women with neuropathic bladder dysfunction. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Twelve women (mean age 53.3 years, range 41-80) with neuropathic bladder dysfunction and SUI confirmed by video-cystometrography (VCMG) were ...
Dudding Thomas C - - 2010
PURPOSE: In patients with faecal incontinence related to isolated internal anal sphincter (IAS) disruption, conservative management is the mainstay of treatment. Surgical repair of the internal sphincter is not successful. This study evaluated the use of sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) in those with faecal incontinence and IAS disruption in whom ...
Taweel Waleed Al - - 2010
The objective of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of transobturator vaginal tape (TOT) in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and to analyze functional results and quality of life after 24 months follow-up. The study included all women with SUI who underwent a TOT procedure in ...
Koliakos Nikolaos - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether posterior and anterior fixation of the vesicourethral anastomosis during robotic radical prostatectomy (RRP) helps to establish continence earlier. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Forty-seven consecutive patients undergoing RRP were randomized into two groups. The first group received a typical Van Velthoven vesicourethral anastomosis and the second group a ...
Zullo Marzio Angelo - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate use of bulking agents (polydimethylsiloxane) as an alternative treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in older patients. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Women with age >75 years old, affected by stress urinary incontinence, presenting to our institution between January 2005 and January 2008 ...
Gameiro Mônica Orsi - - 2010
Vaginal weight cone (VWC) versus assisted pelvic floor muscle training (APFMT) in the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI) in women. One hundred three incontinent women were randomly distributed into two groups: group G1 (n = 51) treated with VWC and G2 (n = 52), APFMT. The following parameters were performed ...
Ala-Nissil? Seija - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of the tension-free vaginal tape operation (TVT) in patients with and without previous anti-incontinence surgery. DESIGN: Prospective follow-up study. SETTING: University hospital in Finland. POPULATION: A total of 130 women who had a TVT procedure from August 1998 to December 2002. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Subjective ...
Matzel K E - - 2010
The indications for sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) for fecal incontinence expanded during the last decade. This report aims to analyse the clinical outcome of the current pragmatic use of sacral nerve stimulation in the treatment of fecal incontinence caused by various pathophysiological conditions. Secondly it intends to explore the most ...
Gill Bradley C - - 2010
PURPOSE: Objective measures show the AdVance() sling provides some benefit in post-prostatectomy incontinence. To our knowledge no validated, patient determined outcomes have been used to assess this procedure. We described the patient perceived effectiveness and postoperative complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective chart review was followed by a telephone survey ...
Chen Zhong - - 2010
A study was conducted to compare the efficacy and complications of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT), transobturator vaginal tape inside-out TVT-O and transobturator vaginal tape out-inside (TOT) procedures for the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence SUI. This study is a prospective randomized trial involving 187 women with primary SUI; ...
Athanasopoulos Anastasios - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the InVance™ male sling in treating stress urinary incontinence. We retrospectively reviewed operative logs from a single surgeon of 43 patients treated over a 3-year period (Feb. 2004 to Nov. 2006) for stress incontinence by implantation of a male ...
Stav Kobi - - 2010
PURPOSE: We reported and compared the outcomes of repeat mid urethral sling with primary mid urethral sling in women with stress urinary incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 1,225 consecutive women with urodynamic stress incontinence underwent a synthetic mid urethral sling procedure (955 retropubic, 270 transobturator) at our institution ...
Nakagawa Haruo - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether sacral surface therapeutic electrical stimulation (SSTES) initiated during the early postoperative period would be effective towards early recovery of postprostatectomy urinary continence. METHODS: A total of 35 consecutive patients who underwent radical prostatectomy by a single surgeon were enrolled in this study. Twenty early patients began ...
Takahashi S - - 2010
We evaluated clinical efficacies of transvaginal mesh (TVM) reconstruction alone and those concomitant with a TVT/TOT sling for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Between January 2006 and February 2007, 138 female patients with POP underwent TVM reconstruction. The mean age was 66.6 years ...
Sergent Fabrice - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the efficacy of a transobturator subvesical mesh for cystocele in concomitant stress urinary incontinence (SUI). DESIGN: Longitudinal observational study. SETTING: Tertiary referral urogynecology center. POPULATION: One hundred and five women with at least an anterior vaginal wall prolapse and concomitant SUI who underwent surgery. METHODS: After reduction of ...
Han Ji-Yeon - - 2010
We assessed the long-term effects of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) on voiding, storage, and patient satisfaction. This retrospective study examined the records of 134 patients who had undergone the TVT procedure for SUI and were followed up for more than 5 years. Voiding ...
Hirdes Meike M C - - 2010
PURPOSE: To investigate systematically the length of the urethra in girls with lower urinary tract symptoms. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In a group of 121 consecutive girls presented at a tertiary referral clinic for urinary incontinence or recurrent urinary tract infections, urethral length was measured by perineal ultrasound. The urethra was ...
Abdel-fattah Mohamed - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To compare the "inside-out (TVT-O)" vs. "outside-in (ARIS)" transobturator tapes in the management of female urodynamic stress incontinence (USI) and to identify independent risk factors of failure of transobturator tapes. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective, single blinded, randomised trial. Women undergoing transobturator tapes as sole procedure in the period April ...
Serels Scott - - 2010
The aim of this study was to test the safety and efficacy of the Solyx single-incision sling (SIS) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). A retrospective study of 63 women who had undergone implantation at three medical centers (December-March 2009) was conducted. Mean patient age was 51 years (range, ...
Ballert Katie N - - 2010
PURPOSE: In this study we determined if there was an association between the presence of preoperative detrusor overactivity and patient outcomes after bone anchored perineal sling. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 85 men underwent a male perineal sling procedure for urodynamically proven stress urinary incontinence. Preoperative history and physical ...
Liapis A - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and complications of TVTO with or without anterior colporrhaphy in women with urodynamic stress incontinence at 4 years follow up. STUDY DESIGN: Seventy-four patients were subjected to TVTO operation and 41 patients to TVTO and anterior colporrhaphy. Subjective and objective cure and improvement rates and ...
Woo Jason R - - 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Posterior rhabdosphincter (PR) reconstruction during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) was introduced in an attempt to improve postoperative continence. In the present study, we evaluate time to achieve continence in patients who are undergoing RARP with and without PR reconstruction. METHODS: A prospective RARP database was searched for ...
Minton Mary E - - 2009
The first anniversary for older widows (n = 47) has been explored during Months 11, 12, and 13. Concurrent correlations show that optimism inversely correlates with psychological (intrusion and avoidance) stress as measured with the Impact of Event Scale (r = -.52 to -.66, p < .005) and positively correlates ...
Su Tsung-Hsien - - 2009
To report our experience of the tension-free vaginal tape-obturator (TVT-O) procedure for the treatment of severe female urodymanic stress incontinence (USI) during 2 years of follow-up. Between January 2005 and June 2007, 67 women with severe USI who underwent the TVT-O procedure were enrolled in the study. Pelvic examination, pad ...
Ross Sue - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of transobturator tape with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in terms of objective cure of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) at 12 months postoperatively. METHOD: Women with SUI were randomly allocated to either transobturator tape or TVT procedures and reviewed at 12 months after surgery. The primary ...
Sighinolfi Maria Chiara MC University of Modena and Reggio Emilia-Department of Urology, Modena, Italy. - - 2009
Radical prostatectomy is the treatment of choice for prostate cancer; although novel techniques have significantly reduced its side effects, the procedure can provoke urinary incontinence of various degrees and/or erectile dysfunction. We evaluate the effect of a complete pelvic floor rehabilitation program on both incontinence and erectile dysfunction, including climacturia, ...
Yamamoto Tokunori - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To report a novel cell therapy using autologous adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ADSC) for stress urinary incontinence caused by urethral sphincteric deficiency and the outcomes in two initial cases undergoing periurethral injection of stem cells for the treatment of urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy. METHODS: Two patients with moderate ...
Gregori Andrea - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after radical prostatectomy (RP) with the male Adjustable Continence Therapy (ProACT) system, implanted using fluoroscopy for guidance, has been described with promising clinical results. OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study aims to describe the surgical technique in detail and to evaluate the continence recovery and ...
Krofta Ladislav - - 2010
A study was conducted to compare the efficacy and complications of TVT and TVT-O. This study is a prospective randomized trial involving 300 women with primary SUI; 149 received TVT, and 151 patients were treated with TVT-O. At the 1 year follow-up, 141 TVT patients and 147 TVT-O patients (dropout, ...
Hong Jeong Hee - - 2009
We evaluated the long-term efficacy of laparoscopic Burch colposuspension for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. A total of 68 patients who underwent extraperitoneal laparoscopic Burch colposuspensions with more than a 3-yr follow-up were included. The colposuspension was performed by using two non-absorbable sutures on each side. The patients were ...
Grise Philippe - - 2009
Post-prostatectomy incontinence remains a problem, even in minor or moderate degrees. In order to minimize surgical morbidity and costs, sling procedures have been proposed. The authors have developed a new transobturator male sling procedure and report their results after one-year experience. A prospective multicenter study was conducted in 50 patients ...
Sekiguchi Yuki - - 2009
PURPOSE: We tested the feasibility of using the tissue fixation system to create a mid urethral sling for urodynamic stress urinary incontinence at a freestanding outpatient facility. The tissue fixation system is a new mini sling device with a 1-way tightening system. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed 44 mid urethral ...
Do─čanay Melike - - 2010
PURPOSE: This study is designed to evaluate the long-term efficacy of extracorporeal magnetic innervation (ExMI) in the treatment of women with urinary incontinence. METHODS: Our prospective study included a period of 3 years between May 2005 and October 2008. A total of 137 consequent women with stress and urge incontinence ...
Chang Wen-Chun - - 2010
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of postoperative transvaginal tape mobilization (TM) in treating urinary retention after tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedures. A 3-0 Vicryl loop was made at the midpoint of the vaginal tape for tension adjustment. If urinary retention occurred postoperatively, TM was applied ...
Fellin Gianni - - 2009
PURPOSE: Assessing the predictors of late rectal toxicity after high-dose conformal radiotherapy for prostate cancer. METHODS: One thousand one hundred thirty-two patients entered a prospective observational multicentric study; late rectal toxicity was evaluated by a self-reported questionnaire. Results concerning bleeding and faecal incontinence of 718/1132 patients with a complete follow-up ...
Heidler Stefan - - 2010
Up to now, numerous similar products concerning the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) have been developed. To assess the long-term efficacy and safety of the suprapubic arch (SPARC) sling system in women with SUI. This was a long-term retrospective study. All patients underwent a comprehensive pre- and ...
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