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Misraï Vincent - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To analyse the incidence and the risk of developing de novo stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after laparoscopic sacral colpopexy (LSCP). PATIENTS AND METHODS: In all, 53 women wit no concomitant or occult SUI before surgery had a LSCP with no anti-incontinence procedure. All their medical charts were reviewed retrospectively ...
Giberti Claudio - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate retrospectively the objective and subjective parameters in 42 male patients who underwent bone anchored sub-urethral sling positioning (BAUS) for SUI (stress urinary incontinence) due to ISD (intrinsic sphincter deficiency). METHODS: Patients with SUI due to radical retropubic prostatectomy (36 patients), transurethral resection of prostate (5 patients) and ...
Hill Simon - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: This analysis evaluated the long-term safety, tolerability and efficacy of darifenacin, a muscarinic M3 selective receptor antagonist, in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in patients > or = 65 years of age. METHODS: Patients who completed one of two 12-week, placebo-controlled, double-blind, feeder studies received once-daily (o.d.) treatment ...
Fisher Mark B - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of artificial urinary sphincter placement after failed bone-anchored male sling for postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence. METHODS: Eleven patients with postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence who failed bone-anchored male sling underwent artificial urinary sphincter placement. All patients were evaluated before and after artificial urinary sphincter ...
Solà Vicente - - 2007
BACKGROUND: During 10 years of use, the transvaginal tape (TVT) technique has proved highly effective for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. There is limited published information about experience with repeated TVT placements. CASE: A 47-year-old multiparous woman presented with a history of two previous TVT sling procedures but persistent ...
Agarwala Neena - - 2007
STUDY OBJECTIVE: We sought to describe the outcome of combined colpocleisis, perineorrhaphy, and tension-free sling procedure for advanced uterovaginal prolapse and stress urinary incontinence in patients who are elderly and medically compromised. DESIGN: Prospective analysis. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENTS: Thirty-nine women were enrolled. Median age of patients was 82 years ...
Pinto Antonio C - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the impact of surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence on the sexual function of women and to identify whether such treatment can improve their sexual function and overall quality of life. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 64 heterosexual women with such indication were studied using the Female Sexual Function ...
Sokol Eric R - - 2008
The purpose of this study was to compare Contigen combined with Durasphere to Contigen injections alone for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) with intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD). Subjective and objective incontinence outcomes were compared at 2 weeks and 6 months. We compared rates of urinary retention and future ...
Datta Soumendra N - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To report our 10-year experience of sacral neurostimulation (SNS) for women in urinary retention, comparing the original one-stage with the newer two-stage technique, as SNS therapy is a well-established treatment for urinary retention secondary to urethral sphincter overactivity (Fowler's syndrome). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1996 and 2006, 60 patients ...
Comiter Craig V - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the urodynamic changes after placing a novel 'ventral urethral elevation plus' (VUE+) sling (Levera, Caldera Medical, Agoura Hills, CA, USA) in a cadaveric study, and in our initial experience in two patients. PATIENTS, MATERIALS AND METHODS: In two male cadavers (A and B) the maximum urethral closure ...
Ward K L - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To compare the long-term outcomes of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and colposuspension as primary treatment for stress incontinence. STUDY DESIGN: Multicentre randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Secondary and tertiary care gynaecology, urology and urogynaecology departments in 14 centres in the UK and Eire. POPULATION: Women with urodynamically confirmed stress incontinence ...
Vande Velde S - - 2007
PURPOSE: Fecal incontinence is a major problem in patients with myelomeningocele. We evaluate the results of a stratified approach aimed at obtaining fecal pseudo-continence in patients with myelomeningocele. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional descriptive study of last file data in 80 patients 5 to 18 years old with ...
Kuruba Rajesh - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Urinary incontinence is common in obese individuals. We report on the prevalence of urinary incontinence in patients undergoing bariatric surgery and the effect of surgically induced weight loss on urinary incontinence. METHODS: The prospectively collected data from 201 consecutive candidates for bariatric surgery were evaluated. The patients were surveyed ...
Lee Kyu-Sung - - 2008
The aim of this study was to prospectively compare the efficacy and safety of 'inside-out' (TVT-O) and 'outside-in' (TOT) transobturator tape procedures for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). One hundred women with SUI were alternately assigned to TVT-O (n = 50) or TOT (n = 50). About 1 ...
Remes-Troche Jose M - - 2008
AIM/BACKGROUND: Cholestyramine may improve fecal incontinence, but its use has not been assessed. We report our experience with the use of cholestyramine in the treatment of fecal incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-one patients (19 female, mean age 65 years) with fecal incontinence (>/=1 episode/week) received cholestyramine along with biofeedback therapy ...
Song Cheryn - - 2008
We followed 91 patients who had undergone transobturator tension-free vaginal tape procedure on their perioperative urgency symptom for 1 year to identify risk factors and optimal time to commence further treatment in the presence of postoperative urgency. Of the 59 patients with preexisting urgency, 54.2, 35.6, and 39.0% demonstrated symptom ...
Pilewska Anna B - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the study was to verify the usefulness of Number Scale of 0-10 points (used to assess pain) and the concentration of prolactin (PRL) in the blood serum for the evaluation of stress in patients undergoing surgical intervention on gynaecological wards. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was ...
Fiorino Claudio - - 2008
PURPOSE: To assess the predictors of late rectal toxicity in a prospectively investigated group of patients treated at 70-80 Gy for prostate cancer (1.8-2 Gy fractions) with three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A total of 1,132 patients were entered into the study between 2002 and 2004. Three types of ...
van Kerrebroeck Philip E V - - 2007
PURPOSE: This 5-year, prospective, multicenter trial evaluated the long-term safety and efficacy of sacral neuromodulation in patients with refractory urge incontinence, urgency frequency and retention. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 17 centers worldwide enrolled 163 patients (87% female). Following test stimulation 11 patients declined implantation and 152 underwent implantation ...
Petersen Sven - - 2007
INTRODUCTION: Incontinence is a late complication that causes symptoms years after radiation treatment and is difficult to deal with; it poses a particular challenge for care-providing physicians. REVIEW: This review looks at our current knowledge of the incidence, symptoms, and treatment of fecal incontinence induced by radiation treatment. An approximate ...
Khan Mohammad S - - 2007
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Until now, open colposuspension has been the gold standard in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence. However, the open procedure is associated with more complications and longer hospital stays and is hard to justify given the availability of minimally invasive alternatives. We report two cases of ...
Rodrigues Fransber R - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to present the results of pubovaginal sling with a low-cost polypropylene mesh in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 118 women diagnosed with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to urethral hypermobility or intrinsic sphincteric deficiency, treated with pubovaginal sling (PVS) ...
Wu Xi-li - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effect of yishen capsule (YSC) on preventing the recurrence of chronic glomerulonephritis (CGN) and to explore its mechanism preliminarily. METHODS: CGN patients were assigned to the treated group (61 cases) and the control group (48 cases) and all of them were orally administered with 4 mg ...
Mitterberger Michael - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy and safety of the application of autologous myoblasts and fibroblasts for treating female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after a follow-up of >/=1 year. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In all, 123 women with SUI (aged 36-84 years) were treated with transurethral ultrasonography-guided injections with autologous myoblasts and ...
Lee Kyu-Sung - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the predictive risk factors that could affect the long-term efficacy of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). METHODS: One hundred thirty-eight (mean age, 52.4+/-9.3 yr) women who underwent the TVT procedure for SUI were selected and followed up ...
Cholhan Hilary J - - 2008
Assortments of suburethral sling procedures have become increasingly important in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). This study compared a consecutive series of patients undergoing two types of no-tension, midurethral sling procedures: a traditional pubovaginal technique and graft (modified polytetrafluoroethylene graft; Mycromesh-Plus [MMP]) and the more recently introduced tension-free ...
Casado Angela - - 2008
It has been reported that oxidative stress may play a role in the pathogenesis of dementia of the Alzheimer type (AD) and the cerebral ischemia which causes vascular dementia (VD). We measured malondialdehyde (MDA) levels and superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), glutathione peroxidase (GPx) and glutathione reductase (GR) activities in ...
Jeon Myung Jae - - 2008
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to obtain the surgical therapeutic index (STI) of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and transobturator tape (TOT) and compare it with the previously obtained result of Burch colposuspension. METHODS: The study population consisted of 121 patients who were diagnosed as having stress urinary incontinence, ...
Waltregny David - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: Medium-term results of transobturator tapes for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) are largely unknown. We analyzed the 3-yr results of a prospective, observational study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the TVT-O procedure. METHODS: Preoperative and postoperative evaluations included physical examination, uroflowmetry and postvoid ...
Zhu Lan - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and safety of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and transobturator suburethral tape (TVT-O) procedures for the treatment of mild and moderate stress urinary incontinence (SUI). METHODS: A total of 56 women were randomly selected to undergo the TVT-O or the TVT procedure. In some patients, ...
Anger Jennifer T - - 2007
PURPOSE: In this study we analyzed Medicare claims data to measure the effect of preoperative urodynamics and cystoscopy on outcomes after sling surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analyzed 1999 to 2001 Medicare claims data on a 5% national random sample of beneficiaries. Women who underwent sling procedures between July 1, ...
Bartlett L - - 2007
PURPOSE: We explored reasons for discordance in disclosure of faecal incontinence (FI) between 2 measurement instruments: the Self Administered Faecal Incontinence Questionnaire (SAFIQ) and the Cleveland Clinic Florida Fecal Incontinence Score (CCF-FI) METHODS: Patients >or=18 years attending the urogynaecology (n=135) and colorectal (n=148) outpatient clinics at The Townsville Hospital, a ...
Okamura Takehiko - - 2007
A total of 161 patients underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy at our 11 institutions in the three-year period from January 2001 to December 2003. The numbers per institution ranged from 1-36, with 5 institutions conducting 20 or more (131 cases), and 6 performing less than 15 (30 cases). Here we examined ...
Paick Jae-Seung - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: To assess the change in urethral mobility (UM) after the transobturator tape (TOT) procedure and to evaluate the effect of UM on the outcome of the TOT procedure in women with stress urinary incontinence. METHODS: A total of 159 women 33 to 77 years old (mean 55.3) was included ...
Dobben Annette C - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: Anterior sphincter repair has become the operation of choice in patients with fecal incontinence who have defects of the external anal sphincter (EAS), but not all patients benefit from surgery. The aim of this study was to investigate whether endoluminal imaging can identify determinants that play a role in ...
Reid Fiona - - 2007
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aim of this review is to present a summary of recently published research comparing laparoscopic and open colposuspension. It also examines the place of colposuspension in light of the continuing development other minimally invasive procedures for stress urinary incontinence. RECENT FINDINGS: The results of two large ...
Strasser H - - 2007
In the last years preclinical studies have paved the way for the use of adult muscle derived stem cells for reconstruction of the lower urinary tract. Between September 2002 and October 2004, 42 women and 21 men suffering from urinary stress incontinence (age 36-84 years) were recruited and subsequently treated ...
Liapis A - - 2008
The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy and complications of the Transobturator tape (Monarc) vs the tension-free vaginal tape obturator (TVT-O) in women with urodynamic stress incontinence. A prospective, randomized study was conducted. One-hundred and twenty patients were included in the study, and 114 of them were ...
Granese R - - 2007
AIM: The aim of the study is to verify whether tension free cystocele repair is really a good choice for the correction of moderate or severe cystocele. The surgical approach is transvaginal and involves the use of nonabsorbable prolene mesh. METHODS: We enrolled 177 women with a combined genital prolapse, ...
Nauth Marcus A - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of anterior transobturator mesh for treating cystocele with or without urinary stress incontinence. STUDY DESIGN: Eighty-five women with cystocele, with or without USI, underwent anterior transobturator vaginal mesh operation. All patients were examined after 4 months. Seventy-two of them were evaluated via questionnaire ...
Maeda Y - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The use of injectable bulking agents for passive faecal incontinence appears to provide reasonable short-term results. However experience with different agents is limited. We report on the outcome of injections with new bulking agents. METHOD: Each patient received injections of either Bulkamid (hydrogel cross-linked with polyacrylamide) or Permacol (porcine ...
Mitterberger Michael - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the efficacy of transurethral ultrasound (TUUS)-guided injections of autologous myoblasts and fibroblasts in women with incontinence. METHODS: Between January and June 2005, 20 female patients suffering from stress urinary incontinence (SUI) were included. Skeletal muscle biopsies were taken from the left arm to obtain cultures from autologous ...
Barry Christopher - - 2008
To compare the safety and efficacy of the transobturator tape (Monarc) with the retropubic tape (tension-free vaginal tape, TVTR) for the treatment of urodynamic stress incontinence (USI) a prospective, single-blinded, multi-centre randomised clinical controlled trial was undertaken in four urogynaecology units in Australia. One hundred and eighty-seven women with USI ...
Paick Jae-Seung - - 2007
PURPOSE: We evaluated the outcome at least 6 months after the tension-free vaginal tape or transobturator tape procedure in women with urinary incontinence, and identified factors predicting persistent stress urinary incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 464 women 28 to 80 years old (mean age 56) were included in ...
Onur Rahmi - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy of pubovaginal sling using human cadaveric dermis processed by solvent dehydration and compare results to those of another group in which autograft rectus fascia was used. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The efficacy of autologous rectus fascia (group 1, n=25) or solvent-dehydrated cadaveric dermis (group 2, n=24) ...
Appell Rodney A - - 2007
Transurethral radiofrequency collagen denaturation, a nonsurgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence, reduces regional dynamic tissue compliance without causing tissue necrosis or gross tissue shrinkage, unlike transvaginal radiofrequency tissue ablation. This retrospective study evaluated long-term safety and efficacy in 21 patients from a 12-month, randomized controlled trial utilizing 3-day diaries and ...
Foster Raymond T RT - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of transvaginal prolapse surgery on overactive bladder symptoms in elderly women. STUDY DESIGN: Women (> or = 65 years old) with stage III or IV prolapse who enrolled in a prospective study that compared vaginal reconstructive surgery (n = ...
Cortesse Ariane - - 2007
AIM: To evaluate in a prospective multicenter study the efficacy and safety of the suburethral support Uretex (Sofradim, Trevoux, France) delivered by a suprapubic approach in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. METHODS: Between March 2002 and March 2003, 57 patients were treated for stress urinary incontinence with Uretex. ...
Komesu Yuko M - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of perioperative variables on length of postoperative catheterization. STUDY DESIGN: A multicenter, prospective, cohort study of women undergoing pelvic reconstructive and/or incontinence surgery was performed. Perioperative variables associated with length of catheterization and prolonged catheterization (catheterization >30 days) were analyzed. Univariate logistic regression was used ...
Tahseen S - - 2007
This paper reports the efficacy and complications of the trans-obturator foramen procedure (TOT). The effect of TOT on co-existing urgency and urge incontinence and voiding difficulty were also noted. It reports on patients (31) undergoing TOT (Obtape) from April 2005 to April 2006, who were sent a questionnaire. The mean ...
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