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Snodgrass Warren - - 2010
PURPOSE: We reviewed preoperative, and initial and final postoperative urodynamic testing in consecutive children undergoing bladder neck sling without augmentation for neurogenic urinary incontinence to determine if progressive loss of compliance occurs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We assessed consecutive patients with neurogenic outlet incompetence who underwent 360-degree tight fascial wrap around ...
Braga Luis H P - - 2010
PURPOSE: We present the outcomes of children who underwent concurrent complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy and bilateral ureteral reimplantation vs those undergoing bladder exstrophy repair alone, focusing on the rate of postoperative febrile urinary tract infections. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy with bilateral ...
Di Lorenzo Giuseppe - - 2010
The efficacy of intravesical gemcitabine was evaluated compared with repeated administration of bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) after BCG failure in high-risk, non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (BC). In this multicenter, prospective, randomized, phase 2 trial, eligible patients were those with high-risk non-muscle-invasive BC, failing 1 course of BCG therapy. All patients were randomly ...
Georg Petra - - 2011
To evaluate the predictive value of dose-volume histogram (DVH) parameters for late side effects of the rectum, sigmoid colon, and bladder in image-guided brachytherapy for cervix cancer patients. A total of 141 patients received external-beam radiotherapy and image-guided brachytherapy with or without chemotherapy. The DVH parameters for the most exposed ...
Botto Henry - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Bacteriuria is a usual complication of enterocystoplasty following cystectomy. Cranberry products may decrease the number of urinary tract infections because of a non-dialysable compound, a condensed tannin, the proanthocyanidin (PAC) type A. This study determined the effectiveness of treatment with a cranberry preparation highly dosed in proanthocyanidin A in ...
Herschorn Sender - - 2010
PURPOSE: Although antimuscarinic treatment is indicated for overactive bladder, many patients discontinue it because of dry mouth. Of available antimuscarinics oxybutynin is associated with the highest dry mouth rate. We compared the safety and tolerability of 5 mg solifenacin vs 15 mg oxybutynin immediate release. MATERIALS AND METHODS: At 12 ...
VanderBrink Brian A - - 2010
Genital anomalies in females born with classic bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex (EEC) include a bifid clitoris and anterior displacement of vagina. The aesthetic aspects of the genitals acquire greater significance with age and may affect self-esteem. We review our experience with clitoral reconstruction in an EEC population with an emphasis on ...
Kreutziger J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Hyperbaric prilocaine 2% is a medium long-acting spinal anaesthetic. There are few data on time to recovery and rate of urinary retention after spinal administration of hyperbaric prilocaine 2%. This prospective study was carried out to evaluate the time to spontaneous micturition, quantify the rate of necessary bladder catheterizations, ...
Minardi Daniele - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy of a training program with uroflowmetry biofeedback and pelvic floor relaxation biofeedback on urodynamic and voiding parameters in women with dysfunctional voiding. Eighty-six women with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) and dysfunctional voiding were randomly assigned to receive a treatment schedule as follows: uroflowmetry biofeedback (group ...
Smit Shaun G - - 2010
Acute radiation cystitis occurs during or soon after radiation treatment. It is usually self-limiting, and is generally managed conservatively. Late radiation cystitis, on the other hand, can develop from 6 months to 20 years after radiation therapy. The main presenting symptom is hematuria, which may vary from mild to severe, ...
Shao Yuan - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy of intravesical instillation of hyaluronic acid (HA) after hydrodistention for the treatment of patients with interstitial cystitis (IC) having small bladder capacity. METHODS: A total of 47 patients with IC (aged 27-76 years) whose functional bladder capacity was less than 200 mL received bladder hydrodistention. ...
Agarwal Mayank Mohan - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Neostigmine is cholinomimetic and is used for postoperative analgesia. Its urodynamics effects on voiding function have not been elucidated. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Adult patients without bothersome voiding symptoms planned for rigid cystoscopy under local anesthesia were enrolled. They underwent multichannel urodynamics (filling cystometry and pressure-flow study) before and 30 ...
Ersoz Murat - - 2010
The purpose of this article is to investigate the efficacy of intravesical oxybutynin hydrochloride (OH) to treat patients with overactive detrusors who are unresponsive to oral anticholinergic therapy alone. Twenty-five patients who were treated with oral OH for overactive detrusor (but who did not respond to treatment and were using ...
Zmora Oded - - 2010
PURPOSE: Urinary bladder drainage for several days after pelvic surgery is a common surgical practice, despite insufficient evidence supporting its routine use. The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the utility of urinary bladder drainage after pelvic colorectal surgery. METHODS: Patients undergoing pelvic surgery were prospectively randomly assigned ...
Cho Sung-Yong - - 2010
PURPOSE: Rectal contractions (RC) while performing filling cystometry are frequently detected, the clinical significance of RC has not been investigated. This study analyzed the relationship between RC and clinical data. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed in 5,026 patients with voiding dysfunction between June 2002 and April 2008. ...
Ong Chin Hu - - 2010
PURPOSE: We review the functional and oncologic outcomes of seminal vesicle and prostate capsule sparing cystectomy combined with ileal orthotopic bladder substitution. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between May 2003 to April 2009 a select group of 31 patients (median age 61 years, range 30 to 77) underwent seminal vesicle sparing cystoprostatectomy ...
Kim Kun Suk - - 2010
We have assessed the efficacy and safety of Escherichia coli extract (ECE; Uro-Vaxom) which contains active immunostimulating fractions, in the prophylactic treatment of chronically recurrent cystitis. Forty-two patients with more than 2 episodes of cystitis in the proceeding 6 months were treated for 3 months with one capsule daily of ...
Kufner Marcus - - 2010
Growth of the bladder in children with bladder exstrophy is primarily responsible for later ability to void continently. Improvement in bladder capacity has been noted in some boys following epispadias repair. Does the timing of epispadias repair influence the ability of the bladder to grow? Data were collected regarding bladder ...
Brook O R - - 2011
We evaluated the feasibility of a using urine sensor for voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) and its implications for fluoroscopy time reduction. Institutional Review Board approved the study protocol. Study population included children less than 5 years old referred to our institution for VCUG. Patients with known vesicoureteral reflux or any pacing ...
Kutlu Omer - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The role of spinning top urethra (STU) in children with dysfunctional voiding was evaluated retrospectively. MATERIAL AND METHODS: From 1995 to 2002, the records of 154 children with dysfunctional voiding were reviewed retrospectively. Of the children 110 (71%) were girls and 44 (29%) were boys (mean age 8 years, ...
Diot Quentin - - 2010
PURPOSE: Anatomical deformations of prostate-bed, rectum, and bladder can compromise the targeting accuracy in post-prostatectomy cancer patients. In this work, the impact of anatomical interventions on the localization data from post-prostatectomy patients who received image-guided IMRT was analyzed. METHODS: Patients were localized daily with online kilovoltage cone-beam computed tomography (kV-CBCT). ...
Kajbafzadeh Abdol-Mohammad - - 2010
PURPOSE: We present the long-term results of simultaneous "teapot" ureterocystoplasty and ureteral Mitrofanoff in patients with bilateral megaureters due to neurogenic bladder, and compare urodynamic results before and after the procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We treated 13 children (mean age 7.3 years) with end stage neurogenic bladder and refluxing megaureters ...
Durak Evren - - 2010
PURPOSE: We compared the surgical efficacy and efficiency of a completely suture based procedure with a novel entero-urethral anastomosis device and an EndoGIA stapler to create an ileal neobladder. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two groups of 7 pigs each were survived for 8 weeks. In group 1 the neobladder was constructed ...
Castagnetti Marco - - 2010
PURPOSE: We evaluated erectile function in men born with classic bladder exstrophy using a validated instrument and compared results with those in age matched controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 28 patients born with bladder exstrophy were invited to self-administer an Italian version of the International Index of Erectile ...
Saika Takashi - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Although transurethral resection (TUR) is the standard treatment for non-muscle-invasive bladder tumors, 40-80% of tumors recur in spite of complete resection. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy, dose effectiveness and safety of early short-duration intravesical instillation therapy using epirubicin (EPI) administered immediately after TUR and on the next day following ...
Stolzenburg Jens-Uwe - - 2010
The current study investigates the effect of bladder neck (BN) preservation on postoperative continence and positive surgical margins (+SMs). 150 patients (group 1) who underwent BN-sparing endoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy (EERPE) and 90 patients treated with EERPE and BN resection (group 2) were retrospectively evaluated. Both groups were similar for ...
Cirovic D - - 2010
In children with occult spinal dysraphism one of the symptoms is disbalance in bladder emptying and filling. Goal of our study was to estimate the correlation of medicamentous treatment alone and combined medicamentous and physical treatment in patients that are diagnosed with occult spinal dysraphism with non-neurogenic bladder dysphunction. We ...
Katkoori Devendar - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: We analyze patient-physician dialogue prior to radical cystectomy (RC) when choosing the type of urinary diversion (UD). METHODS: 132 patients operated by one surgical team between 2003 and 2005 were included. Physician's recommendation, patient's decision and UD (neobladder (NB) or ileal conduit (IC)) performed were analyzed. Patients were grouped ...
Alemu Mekonnen Hagos - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To review the outcome of patients who underwent Mainz II pouch continent urinary diversion and assess the suitability of the technique for the treatment of bladder extrophy and irreparable VVF for use in our region of Ethiopia. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between Jan, 2004 to Nov. 30, 2008, 13 patients ...
MacDiarmid Scott A - - 2010
PURPOSE: The Overactive Bladder Innovative Therapy Trial during phase 1 was a randomized trial demonstrating comparable effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation and extended-release tolterodine during 12 weeks of therapy for frequency, nocturia, urgency, voided volume and urge incontinence episodes. In this second phase of the Overactive Bladder Innovative Therapy ...
Catania Maria Antonietta - - 2010
A healthy 33-year-old woman consumed a slimming product containing a mixture of herbal remedies without seeking medical advice. Two months later, the patient had hemorrhagic cystitis and discontinued the herbal product. Symptoms spontaneously remitted in a few days. Four months later, she took the same herbal remedy and the hemorrhagic ...
Powell Charles R - - 2010
PURPOSE: We present our long-term experience with sacral neuromodulation devices placed in patients with painful bladder syndrome to determine whether the benefit decreases over time. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2000 and July 2004, 32 women and 7 men with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome in whom previous conventional therapy failed ...
Chen S W - - 2010
To determine the long-term toxicity of concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT), using high-dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy (HDRICB) compared to radiation (RT) alone in patients with advanced cervical cancer using a control-cohort study. A total of 332 cases of Stage IIB-III disease were included in this comparative study. Seventy-three patients were treated with ...
Wang Sheng-Zheng - - 2010
PURPOSE: To present our experience of hand-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (HALRC) and compare it with open radical cystectomy (ORC). PATIENTS AND METHODS: During the period between May 2004 and November 2007, 31 patients underwent HALRC and 39 patients underwent ORC for bladder cancer. The patient demographics, intraoperative variables and postoperative ...
Koritsiadis George - - 2010
To determine whether alpha1-blocker treatment, in chronic bladder outlet obstruction (BOO), influences bladder tissue ischemia. This prospective study included 60 patients with BOO, of which 40 were under alpha1-blocker medication and 20 without treatment. Patients underwent transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) or suprapubic prostatectomy (SPP). Ten patients with non-muscle ...
Cucchi Antonio - - 2010
PURPOSE: We assessed bladder voiding function in patients with idiopathic detrusor underactivity with and without detrusor overactivity for a different evolution in time. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed clinical and urodynamic findings in 36 consecutive middle-aged men with idiopathic detrusor underactivity who were referred during 1989 to 2003 for ...
Large Michael C - - 2010
PURPOSE: Little is known about the health related quality of life of women who have undergone continent urinary diversion. We compared health related quality of life outcomes for women who underwent radical cystectomy with an orthotopic neobladder or Indiana pouch. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From 1995 to June 2008 a single ...
Miyake Hideaki - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to review the long-term outcomes of orthotopic neobladder (NB) creation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study included 235 Japanese men who underwent NB reconstruction after radical cystectomy and were followed for at least 3 years. The types of NB used in this series were ...
Xishuang Song - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the safety and efficiency of conventional monopolar, plasmakinetic and holmium laser transurethral resection of bladder tumor (CM-TURBT, PK-TURBT and HoL-TURBT) while managing primary non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From 2005 to 2009, 173 patients with primary non-muscle invasive bladder cancer underwent endoscopic surgery. Among them, ...
Hertle L - - 2010
PURPOSE: We have conducted a prospective open-label study to examine the safety and efficacy of the long-term administration of the tricyclic antidepressant amitriptyline in patients with interstitial cystitis (IC). METHODS: Patients were stratified into 2 groups: an NIDDK group including patients fulfilling the NIDDK criteria for IC and a non-NIDDK ...
Babu Ramesh - - 2010
Hydronephrosis is commonly detected during antenatal scans. There are multiple conflicting prognostic factors in the literature with no clear focus on the postnatal outcome. The aim of the study is to assess the outcome of fetal hydronephrosis, based on antenatal sonography. Based on the third trimester fetal ultrasound findings, patients ...
Moslemi Mohammad K - - 2010
Occasionally, urologists may see patients requiring temporary bladder irrigation at hospitals without stocks of specialist irrigation apparatus. One option is to transfer the patient to a urology ward, but often there are outstanding medical issues that require continued specialist input. Here, we describe an improved system for delivering temporary bladder ...
De Vocht T F - - 2010
PURPOSE: We evaluated the effectiveness of bladder neck injection as a supplementary treatment for persistent low pressure incontinence after unsatisfactory fascial sling procedures in patients with neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 89 patients with neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction underwent fascial sling procedures between ...
Van Batavia Jason P - - 2010
PURPOSE: Primary bladder neck dysfunction is a nonneurogenic voiding disorder frequently overlooked in pediatrics. The diagnosis classically is made by videourodynamics but can also be made with noninvasive uroflow studies with pelvic floor electromyography. We report our long-term results using alpha-blocker therapy in patients with primary bladder neck dysfunction. MATERIALS ...
Koie Takuya - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate oncological outcomes and voiding functions after orthotopic neobladder reconstruction with preservation of gynecologic organs in female bladder cancer patients. METHODS: A total of 30 consecutive female patients who underwent radical cystectomy and U-shaped ileal neobladder (constructed using 40 cm of a double-folded ileal loop) substitution were retrospectively ...
Aihara Kinue - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the safety, diagnostic potential and therapeutic efficacy of cystoscopy with hydrodistension under local anesthesia in patients with suspected painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis (PBS/IC). METHODS: Thirty-six patients with frequency, urgency or bladder pain for > or = 6 months and an average voided volume of <200 mL were ...
Chen Jing-Liang - - 2009
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with small benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) might not result from prostatic compression. Instead, bladder neck and urethral dysfunction could play an important role. We investigated the effect of botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) injection to the bladder neck and urethra of men with ...
Singh Vishwajeet - - 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: A prospective randomized study was undertaken wherein transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) was performed along with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in the same sitting (group A) in patients with bladder tumor and urodynamically proven bladder outflow obstruction. The outcome (recurrence and progression of superficial ...
Oelke Matthias - - 2009
To compare repeatability and agreement of conventional ultrasound bladder wall thickness (BWT) measurements with automatically obtained BWT measurements by the BVM 6500 device. Adult patients with lower urinary tract symptoms, urinary incontinence, or postvoid residual urine were urodynamically assessed. During two subsequent cystometry sessions the infusion pump was temporarily stopped ...
Cibula D - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: Nerve-sparing (NS) modification of radical hysterectomy (RH) has been developed with the main purpose of improving the quality of life after radical surgical treatment of early-stage cervical cancer. Although the procedure has been discussed for almost 30 years, there are only limited data available on late morbidity. The aim ...
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