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Salvage Radical Prostatectomy for Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Morbidity and Functional Outcomes from a Large Multicenter Series of Open versus Robotic Approaches.

J Urol 2019 10 6;202(4):725-731. Epub 2019 Sep 6.

Department of Oncology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

Purpose: Salvage radical prostatectomy has historically yielded a poor functional outcome and a high complication rate. However, recent reports of robotic salvage radical prostatectomy have demonstrated improved results. In this study we assessed salvage radical prostatectomy functional outcomes and complications when comparing robotic and open approaches. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JU.0000000000000327DOI Listing
October 2019
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Adverse Events Associated with Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women: a Systematic Review.

J Gen Intern Med 2019 08 6;34(8):1615-1625. Epub 2019 May 6.

Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

Background: Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common malady in women. Numerous nonsurgical treatments are available, each associated with risk of adverse events (AEs).

Methods: We systematically reviewed nonsurgical interventions for urgency, stress, or mixed UI in women, focusing on AEs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05028-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6667523PMC
August 2019
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In response to the FDA warning about the use of photomedicine in gynecology.

Lasers Med Sci 2019 Sep 4;34(7):1509-1511. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

DIATROS, Clínica de Atención a la Mujer, C/ Aragó 403-405, 08013, Barcelona, Spain.

To alert patients and health care providers about the use of energy-based devices to perform a vaginal "rejuvenation," cosmetic vaginal procedures, or nonsurgical vaginal procedures to treat symptoms related to menopause, urinary incontinence, or sexual function, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the effectiveness and safety of such devices. We agree with the FDA that certain devices (laser, radiofrequency, etc.) have been marketed inappropriately for uses that are outside of their cleared or approved intended uses. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10103-019-02744-1DOI Listing
September 2019
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IUGA committee opinion: laser-based vaginal devices for treatment of stress urinary incontinence, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, and vaginal laxity.

Int Urogynecol J 2019 Mar 6;30(3):371-376. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

This committee opinion reviews the laser-based vaginal devices for treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause, vaginal laxity, and stress urinary incontinence. The United States Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning for unsubstantiated advertising and use of energy-based devices. Well-designed case-control studies are required to further investigate the potential benefits, harm, and efficacy of laser therapy in the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause, vaginal laxity, and stress urinary incontinence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-018-3830-0DOI Listing
March 2019
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EAU Guidelines on Assessment and Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence.

Eur Urol 2018 04 3;73(4):596-609. Epub 2018 Feb 3.

Department of Urology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

Context: The European Association of Urology guidelines on urinary incontinence (UI) have been updated in cyclical fashion with successive major chapters being revised each year. The sections on assessment, diagnosis, and nonsurgical treatment have been updated as of mid-2016.

Objective: We present a condensed version of the full guideline on assessment and nonsurgical management of UI, with the aim of improving accessibility and increasing their dissemination. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2017.12.031DOI Listing
April 2018
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Stem Cells for Urinary Incontinence: Functional Differentiation or Cytokine Effects?

Urology 2018 Jul 12;117:9-17. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; Advanced Platform Technology Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH. Electronic address:

Minimally invasive stem cell therapy for stress urinary incontinence may provide an effective nonsurgical treatment for this common condition. Clinical trials of periurethral stem cell injection have been under way, and basic science research has demonstrated the efficacy of both local and systemic stem cell therapies. Results differ as to whether stem cells have a therapeutic effect by differentiating into permanent, functional tissues or exert benefits through a transient presence and the secretion of regenerative factors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2018.01.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6345159PMC
July 2018
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A Cost-Utility Analysis of Nonsurgical Treatments for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):49-55

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Objective: The objective of this study was to perform a cost-utility analysis of nonsurgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in healthy adult women with a health system perspective over a 1-year time horizon.

Methods: A decision tree model was constructed to evaluate the following nonsurgical treatment options for SUI in a simulated healthy adult female cohort who had failed Kegel exercises: pelvic floor muscle therapy (PFMT), a disposable tampon device (Impressa), a self-fitting intravaginal incontinence device (Uresta), and a traditional incontinence pessary. Published data and consultation with health care providers were used to estimate efficacies and costs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000502DOI Listing
April 2019
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Patients' perception and satisfaction with pulsed magnetic stimulation for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence.

Int Urogynecol J 2018 07 25;29(7):997-1004. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800, Penang, Malaysia.

Introduction And Hypothesis: We evaluated patients' perception and satisfaction with nonsurgical pulsed magnetic stimulation (PMS) for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial.

Methods: Women with SUI (n = 120) were randomized to either active or sham PMS for 8 weeks (twice/week). Patients answered seven questions on their perception and acceptability, each measured on a 5-point Likert scale. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-017-3425-1DOI Listing
July 2018
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Comparative Oncologic and Toxicity Outcomes of Salvage Radical Prostatectomy Versus Nonsurgical Therapies for Radiorecurrent Prostate Cancer: A Meta-Regression Analysis.

Eur Urol Focus 2016 Jun 4;2(2):158-171. Epub 2015 Oct 4.

Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's University Hospital, Cambridge, UK; Academic Urology Group, Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, UK. Electronic address:

Context: In the absence of randomised controlled trials comparing the oncologic, toxicity, and functional outcomes of salvage radical prostatectomy (SRP), salvage high-intensity focused ultrasound (SHIFU), salvage brachytherapy (SBT), and salvage cryotherapy (SCT), controversy exists as to the optimal salvage modality in radiorecurrent prostate cancer.

Objective: We carried out a meta-regression analysis to determine whether there is a difference in oncologic, toxicity, and functional outcomes using data from original publications of salvage modalities in the postradiation setting.

Evidence Acquisition: We performed a systematic review of PubMed/Medline citations according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (PRISMA) statement. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2015.09.004DOI Listing
June 2016
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Cell therapy for stress urinary incontinence: Present-day frontiers.

J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2018 02 2;12(2):e1108-e1121. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russian Federation.

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) significantly diminishes the quality of patients' lives. Currently available surgical and nonsurgical therapies remain far from ideal. At present, advances in cellular technologies have stirred growing interest in the use of autologous cell treatments aimed to regain urinary control. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2444DOI Listing
February 2018
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Prospective Outcomes of a Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Program Including Vaginal Electrogalvanic Stimulation for Urinary, Defecatory, and Pelvic Pain Symptoms.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2017 Mar/Apr;23(2):108-113

From the Divisions of *Gynecologic Surgery and †Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Objectives: This study evaluated our experience after implementing a pelvic floor rehabilitation program including behavioral modification, biofeedback, and vaginal electrogalvanic stimulation (EGS).

Methods: This prospective cohort study evaluated outcomes of patients with pelvic floor dysfunction (urinary or defecatory dysfunction, pelvic pain/dyspareunia) who underwent pelvic floor rehabilitation. Patients received 4 to 7 sessions (1 every 2 weeks) including biofeedback and concluded with 30 minutes of vaginal EGS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000371DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5323296PMC
November 2017
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Pulsed Magnetic Stimulation for Stress Urinary Incontinence: 1-Year Followup Results.

J Urol 2017 05 18;197(5):1302-1308. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Purpose: Despite significant differences in success rates between surgical and nonsurgical treatments for female stress urinary incontinence, a few cross-sectional surveys showed that most patients still prefer the latter. We evaluated the efficacy of the under studied nonsurgical treatment using pulsed magnetic stimulation for female stress urinary incontinence.

Materials And Methods: This randomized, double-blind, sham controlled study was performed in 120 female subjects at least 21 years old with stress urinary incontinence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2016.11.091DOI Listing
May 2017
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Conservative Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women.

Rev Urol 2015 ;17(3):129-39

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.

Urinary incontinence in women has a high prevalence and causes significant morbidity. Given that urinary incontinence is not generally a progressive disease, conservative therapies play an integral part in the management of these patients. We conducted a nonsystematic review of the literature to identify high-quality studies that evaluated the different components of conservative management of stress urinary incontinence, including behavioral therapy, bladder training, pelvic floor muscle training, lifestyle changes, mechanical devices, vaginal cones, and electrical stimulation. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4633656PMC
November 2015
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Differences in Patterns of Preoperative Assessment Between High, Intermediate, and Low Volume Surgeons When Performing Hysterectomy for Uterovaginal Prolapse.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2016 Jan-Feb;22(1):7-10

From the *Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; †Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ‡Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Irvine, CA; §Division of Statistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and ∥Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine whether surgeon case volume is associated with preoperative evaluation of pelvic organ prolapse before a hysterectomy for uterovaginal prolapse including a complete objective evaluation of prolapse (Baden-Walker or Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification), an offer of nonsurgical options for therapy (pessary), and a preoperative assessment of urinary incontinence

Methods: We performed a multicenter retrospective review of hysterectomies done for uterovaginal prolapse at 4 hospital systems between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011. The number of hysterectomies per surgeon for 4 years was evaluated to establish low-volume (≤10 cases), intermediate-volume (11-49 cases), and high-volume (≥50 cases) groups. Rates of preoperative standardized prolapse evaluations, offer of pessary, and evaluation of stress urinary incontinence were determined by chart review of 15% of the hysterectomy cases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000204DOI Listing
September 2016
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Nonsurgical Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Elderly Women.

Clin Geriatr Med 2015 Nov;31(4):471-85

Department of Urology, The Landon Center on Aging, School of Medicine, The University of Kansas, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA. Electronic address:

Urinary incontinence is a prevalent condition in elderly women with significant associated morbidity. Incontinence can by grouped into several types: stress incontinence, urgency incontinence, overflow incontinence, functional incontinence, and mixed urinary incontinence. Careful evaluation, including history and physical examination, is critical to making the correct diagnosis and guiding therapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cger.2015.07.003DOI Listing
November 2015
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A mixed methods study to assess the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of invasive urodynamic testing versus clinical assessment and non-invasive tests prior to surgery for stress urinary incontinence in women: the INVESTIGATE-I study.

Trials 2015 Sep 8;16:400. Epub 2015 Sep 8.

Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Background: The position of invasive urodynamic testing (IUT) in diagnostic pathways for urinary incontinence is unclear, and systematic reviews have called for further trials evaluating clinical utility. The objective of this study was to inform the decision whether to proceed to a definitive randomised trial of IUT compared to clinical assessment with non-invasive tests, prior to surgery in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or stress-predominant mixed urinary incontinence (MUI).

Methods: A mixed methods study comprising a pragmatic multicentre randomised pilot trial, a qualitative face-to face interview study with patients eligible for the trial, an exploratory economic evaluation including value of information study, a survey of clinicians' views about IUT, and qualitative telephone interviews with purposively sampled survey respondents. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0928-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4563900PMC
September 2015
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Pelvic radiation is associated with urinary fistulae repair failure and need for permanent urinary diversion.

Urology 2015 Apr;85(4):932-6

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Objective: To review our experience with nonmuscle flap repairs of enterourinary fistulae (EUF) and urinary cutaneous fistulae (UCF). EUF and UCF can be treated either with temporary urinary diversion allowing for healing by secondary intention or primary closure of the defect using an interposing omental, sliding, or muscle flap. Even after successful fistula repair, permanent urinary diversion can be required because of persistent urinary incontinence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2014.11.051DOI Listing
April 2015
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Nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

Ann Intern Med 2014 Sep;161(6):429-40

Description: The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women.

Methods: This guideline is based on published English-language literature on nonsurgical management of UI in women from 1990 through December 2013 that was identified using MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, Scirus, and Google Scholar. The outcomes evaluated for this guideline include continence, improvement in UI, quality of life, adverse effects, and discontinuation due to adverse effects. Read More

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http://annals.org/data/Journals/AIM/930874/0000605-201409160
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http://annals.org/article.aspx?doi=10.7326/M13-2410
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M13-2410DOI Listing
September 2014
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Anorectal conditions: rectal prolapse.

FP Essent 2014 Apr;419:28-34

University of Oklahoma Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 900 NE 10th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73104,

Rectal prolapse, the protrusion of the layers of the rectal wall through the anal canal, may be partial (mucosal) or complete (full thickness). Although prolapse is most common among older women, it affects individuals of all ages, including children. Associated fecal incontinence and constipation are typical. Read More

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April 2014
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Pelvic floor muscle training as an adjunct to prolapse surgery: a randomised feasibility study.

Int Urogynecol J 2014 Jul 6;25(7):883-91. Epub 2014 Feb 6.

Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, G40BA, UK,

Introduction And Hypothesis: There is evidence that in nonsurgical populations, pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and lifestyle advice improves symptoms and stage of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Some women, however, require surgery, after which de novo symptoms can develop or additional surgery is required due to recurrence. Robust evidence is required as to the benefit of perioperative PFMT in the postsurgery reduction of symptoms and POP recurrence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-013-2301-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4057627PMC
July 2014
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Cost effectiveness of radiofrequency microremodeling for stress urinary incontinence.

Int Urogynecol J 2014 Apr 10;25(4):517-23. Epub 2013 Oct 10.

University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.

Introduction And Hypothesis: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a common and growing problem among adult women and affects individuals and society through decreased quality of life (QoL), decreased work productivity, and increased health care costs. A new, nonsurgical treatment option has become available for women who have failed conservative therapy, but its cost effectiveness has not been evaluated. This study examined the cost effectiveness of transurethral radiofrequency microremodeling of the female bladder neck and proximal urethra compared with synthetic transobturator tape (TOT), retropubic transvaginal tape (TVT) sling, and Burch colposuspension surgeries for treating SUI. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-013-2230-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3964292PMC
April 2014
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Outcomes of a comprehensive nonsurgical approach to pelvic floor rehabilitation for urinary symptoms, defecatory dysfunction, and pelvic pain.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2013 Sep-Oct;19(5):260-5

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA.

Objective: The authors' intent was to determine the clinical efficacy of comprehensive pelvic floor rehabilitation among women with symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD).

Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of women referred to an academic female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery practice for PFD. Data were gathered from the records of 778 women referred for pelvic floor therapy for urinary, bowel, pelvic pain, and sexual symptoms over the course of 4 years. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0b013e31829cbb9bDOI Listing
November 2013
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Nonsurgical treatments for urinary incontinence in women: summary of primary findings and conclusions.

Authors:
Alison J Huang

JAMA Intern Med 2013 Aug;173(15):1463-4

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7818DOI Listing
August 2013
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Whole-gland ablation of localized prostate cancer with high-intensity focused ultrasound: oncologic outcomes and morbidity in 1002 patients.

Eur Urol 2014 May 30;65(5):907-14. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

Hospices Civils de Lyon, Department of Urology and Transplantation Surgery, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France; Inserm, U1032, LabTau, Université de Lyon, Lyon, France.

Background: High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a nonsurgical therapy for selected patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa).

Objective: The long-term oncologic and morbidity outcomes of primary HIFU therapy for localized PCa were evaluated in a prospective, single-arm, single-institution cohort study.

Design, Setting, And Participants: Participants were patients treated with HIFU for localized PCa from 1997 to 2009. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2013.04.039DOI Listing
May 2014
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Pelvic floor symptoms improve similarly after pessary and behavioral treatment for stress incontinence.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2012 Mar-Apr;18(2):118-21

Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Chicago, IL, USA.

Objective: The objective of this study was to determine if differences exist in pelvic symptom distress and impact on women randomized to pessary versus behavioral therapy for treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

Methods: Change in symptom and condition-specific health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) measures were compared between pessary and behavioral groups 3 months after randomization in the Ambulatory Treatments for Leakage Associated With Stress Incontinence trial. Four hundred forty-six women with symptoms of SUI were randomized to continence pessary, behavioral therapy (pelvic floor muscle training and continence strategies) or combination therapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0b013e31824a021dDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3423640PMC
May 2012
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[Conservative treatment of female urinary incontinence].

Rev Prat 2011 Sep;61(7):968-71

Centre mutualiste de Kerpape, 56275 Ploemeur Cedex.

Female urinary incontinence can be improved by nonsurgical pharmacologic as well as non-pharmacologic treatments. Hygiene and dietary rules apply to all forms of incontinence. If overweight, weight loss improves stress urinary incontinence. Read More

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September 2011
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Nonsurgical outpatient therapies for the management of female stress urinary incontinence: long-term effectiveness and durability.

Authors:
G Willy Davila

Adv Urol 2011 23;2011:176498. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

Section of Urogynecology, Department of Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard, Weston, FL 33331, USA.

Objective. To evaluate long-term effectiveness and safety of conservative and minimally invasive outpatient treatments for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) through a review of the literature. Methods. Read More

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http://www.hindawi.com/journals/au/2011/176498/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/176498DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3124122PMC
July 2011
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Current practices in treatment of female genital fistula: a cross sectional study.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2010 Nov 10;10:73. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

Fistula Care Project, EngenderHealth, 440 9th Ave, New York, NY, USA.

Background: Maternal outcomes in most countries of the developed world are good. However, in many developing/resource-poor countries, maternal outcomes are bleaker: Every year, more than 500,000 women die in childbirth, mostly in resource-poor countries. Those who survive often suffer from severe and long-term morbidities. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-10-73DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995487PMC
November 2010
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Nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence in women: 18-month results from a prospective long-term study.

Neurourol Urodyn 2010 Nov;29(8):1424-8

Illinois Urogynecology, Ltd, Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453-2345, USA.

Aims: To evaluate 18-month safety and durability of efficacy of nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation as treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women.

Methods: 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. This one-time procedure was performed in a physician's office or ambulatory treatment center. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.20875DOI Listing
November 2010
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Conservative nonsurgical management of spina bifida.

Authors:
Michael C Carr

Curr Urol Rep 2010 Mar;11(2):109-13

Division of Urology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Wood Center, 3rd Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA.

The nonsurgical management of patients with spina bifida is predicated on maintaining a compliant bladder of adequate size or correcting detrusor sphincter dyssynergy that can lead to progressive bladder damage and ultimately upper tract changes. Pharmacologic management, targeted at the detrusor and/or external sphincter, can be done. Neuromodulation using transcutaneous approaches with interferential electrostimulation, sacral (S2-S3) via digital transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation all have shown varied successes. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11934-010-0096-6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-010-0096-6DOI Listing
March 2010
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Radiofrequency for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women.

Curr Urol Rep 2009 Sep;10(5):369-74

Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Room A, 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232, USA.

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a socially disabling disorder that affects a large population of women around the world. Surgical treatments for SUI typically seek to recapitulate the support of the endopelvic fascia and reduce urethral hypermobility or improve urethral compressive forces. Radio-frequency energy is a potent tool for such treatment, as it is in other medical specialties. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-009-0058-zDOI Listing
September 2009
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Nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence in women: 12-month results from a prospective long-term study.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):56-62. Epub 2008 Nov 13.

Illinois Urogynecology Ltd, Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA.

Study Objective: To assess efficacy of nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation (Renessa) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) caused by bladder outlet hypermobility.

Design: Continuing, prospective, 36-month, open-label, single-arm clinical trial. Twelve-month results from intent-to-treat (ITT) analysis are reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2008.09.621DOI Listing
March 2009
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Transurethral collagen denaturation for women with stress urinary incontinence.

Authors:
Rodney A Appell

Curr Urol Rep 2008 Sep;9(5):373-9

Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, 6400 Fannin Street, Suite 2300, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Transurethral collagen denaturation was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2005 for the nonsurgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women. In this procedure, controlled, nonablative radiofrequency energy applied through a transurethral probe produces microscopic submucosal sites of collagen denaturation, resulting in reduced tissue compliance. Treatment is administered in about 30 minutes in an outpatient setting without incisions, general anesthesia, or use of cystoscopy or other visualization. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-008-0065-5DOI Listing
September 2008
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Nonsurgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

Authors:
M J Dickson

BJOG 2008 Jul;115(8):1062-3; author reply 1063

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01769.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01769.xDOI Listing
July 2008
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Nonsurgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI): grading of evidence in systematic reviews.

BJOG 2008 Mar;115(4):435-44

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

Background: The guidance on SUI has not been rigorously assessed using GRADE system.

Objective: To determine if the quality and results of existing systematic reviews on conservative treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) can underpin evidence-based recommendations for practice.

Study Design: Review of systematic reviews. Read More

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March 2008
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Systematic review: randomized, controlled trials of nonsurgical treatments for urinary incontinence in women.

Ann Intern Med 2008 Mar 11;148(6):459-73. Epub 2008 Feb 11.

Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo (MMC 197), 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.

Background: Urinary incontinence in women is a common problem that adversely affects quality of life.

Purpose: To synthesize evidence of management of urinary incontinence in women.

Data Sources: MEDLINE, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library. Read More

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March 2008
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Stress urinary incontinence in women: what options lie between traditional therapies and surgery?

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Denise M Elser

Womens Health (Lond) 2007 Nov;3(6):725-33

Illinois Urogynecology, Ltd, 5716 W 95th Street, Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2345, USA.

Stress urinary incontinence affects women of all ages, becoming more prevalent with increasing age. While many nonsurgical therapies are available for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence, options are limited for women who fail to respond to these therapies yet may not be candidates for, or wish to avoid, surgery. This limitation prompted efforts to develop less-invasive procedures for treating stress urinary incontinence patients, including bulking-agent injections and a new transurethral, radiofrequency collagen-denaturation system. Read More

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November 2007
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Preimplant predictive factors of urinary retention after iodine 125 prostate brachytherapy.

Urology 2007 Sep;70(3):548-53

Department of Urology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Objectives: To assess the rate and predictive factors of urinary retention after iodine 125 brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer.

Methods: Between 1998 and 2006, 655 patients with localized prostate cancer (T1-2, Gleason score 7 or less) were treated with brachytherapy at our institution. 42% received neoadjuvant hormonotherapy for prostate downsizing or when brachytherapy was combined with external beam radiation (10%). Read More

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September 2007
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Complications of treatment of obstetric fistula in the developing world: gynatresia, urinary incontinence, and urinary diversion.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2007 Nov 4;99 Suppl 1:S57-64. Epub 2007 Sep 4.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Objective: To provide a comprehensive review of the pathophysiology, evaluation, and treatment of gynatresia and urinary incontinence, 2 conditions that can arise following the repair of obstetric fistulas. The article discusses relevant issues with respect to urinary diversion in the treatment of obstetrical fistula and associated urinary incontinence.

Methods: A review was conducted of the existing literature and of the expert recommendations issued at the Gates Institute fistula meeting held in July 2005 at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Read More

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November 2007
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How to approach common urogynaecological problems?

J Med Assoc Thai 2005 Oct;88 Suppl 2:S124-8

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital.

Urogynaecology is dedicated to the treatment of women with pelvic floor dysfunction such as urinary orfecal incontinence and prolapse (bulging or falling) of the vagina, bladder and/or the uterus. Pelvic organ prolapse simply means displacement from the normal position. On average, 11% of women will undergo surgery for this condition. Read More

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October 2005
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A preclinical study of nonsurgical radiofrequency collagen remodeling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

Expert Rev Med Devices 2006 Nov;3(6):743-8

Novasys Medical Inc, Newark, CA 94560, USA.

Many women with stress urinary incontinence seek a nonsurgical, well-tolerated, effective and durable treatment that is associated with a rapid recovery and improvement in quality of life. However, the nonsurgical options available, such as pelvic floor exercises or behavioral therapy, are typically not effective; thus, many women with the condition remain untreated. A new nonsurgical treatment, transurethral radiofrequency collagen remodeling, offers many patient-desired treatment characteristics. Read More

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November 2006
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Treatment options for stress urinary incontinence.

Rev Urol 2004 ;6 Suppl 3:S29-47

Treatment options for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women are designed to prevent the involuntary loss of urine from the urethra during increases in intraabdominal pressure that occur during physical activity, coughing, or sneezing. Effective nonsurgical therapies include behavioral therapy (eg, bladder training, fluid and dietary modification) and drug therapy. Surgical therapy for this condition has existed for well over 100 years. Read More

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July 2011
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The future of bladder control-intravesical drug delivery, a pinch of pepper, and gene therapy.

Rev Urol 2002 ;4(1):1-11

The incidence of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder problems will continue to grow as the population ages. Future treatments are likely to include an implantable drug delivery system, gene therapy, and the intravesical use of the vallinoids capsaicin and resiniferatoxin (RTX). An understanding of the urothelium is essential for effective design of these therapies. Read More

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July 2011
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Oral and local anesthesia in the nonsurgical radiofrequency-energy treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2005 Sep-Oct;12(5):415-9

Tacoma Women's Specialists, Tacoma, Washington 98405, USA.

Study Objective: To demonstrate the feasibility, safety, and patient comfort associated with nonsurgical radiofrequency-energy (RF) tissue micro-remodeling in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) given oral and local anesthesia.

Design: Prospective, open-label pilot clinical trial (Canadian Task Force classification II-2).

Setting: Department of urology in a major academic teaching hospital in Mexico City, Mexico. Read More

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July 2006
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Twelve-month results of nonsurgical radiofrequency energy micro-remodeling for stress incontinence.

Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2005 May-Jun;16(3):192-6; discussion 196. Epub 2004 Sep 17.

Department of Urology, Salvador Zubirán National Nutrition Institute, Mexico City, Mexico.

This pilot clinical trial was performed to evaluate the safety and impact on quality of life and incontinence episode frequency of nonsurgical radiofrequency energy (RF) tissue micro-remodeling in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The palpation-guided treatment produces focal denaturation of submucosal collagen, resulting in reduced luminal wall compliance without luminal narrowing. Forty-one women suffering from SUI associated with urethral hypermobility were enrolled into four treatment groups which differed in total number and lower urinary tract location of micro-remodeling sites. Read More

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August 2005
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Pharmacotherapy for stress urinary incontinence : present and future options.

Drugs 2004 ;64(14):1503-16

Western Clinical Research Inc., 23441 Madison Street, Suite 130, Torrance, CA 90505, USA.

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the accidental leakage of urine associated with physical activities such as running, jumping or lifting, or with sneezing and coughing. Worldwide, SUI is a highly prevalent condition, both in young and elderly women, and is a condition fraught with social isolation, loss of self-esteem and significant financial burden. Most women with SUI assume that it is an inevitable part of aging and "suffer in silence", relying on absorbent pads or lifestyle changes to cope with their condition. Read More

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October 2004
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Nonsurgical treatment of urinary incontinence.

Clin Obstet Gynecol 2004 Mar;47(1):70-82

Department of Physical Therapy, Rangos School of Health Sciences Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA.

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March 2004
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Synergistic non-surgical management of pelvic floor dysfunction: second report.

Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2004 Mar-Apr;15(2):106-10; discussion 110. Epub 2004 Feb 3.

Kvinno Centre, Suite 14 ASurgicentre, 38 Meadowvale Ave, 6151, South Perth, WA, Australia.

The normal pelvic floor functions as a balanced synergistic system composed of muscle, connective tissue (CT), and nerve components, with CT being the most vulnerable. The aim was to address a wide range of pelvic floor dysfunctions by strengthening all possible components of the system with minimal time loss, weaving every element of treatment seamlessly into a daily routine. The study group consisted of patients from a tertiary referral pelvic floor clinic who, after testing, opted for nonsurgical treatment of their problem. Read More

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July 2004
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