Genomes and Genes
Summary: Inability to control the passage of URINE.
Publications331 found, 100 shown here
- An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunctionBernard T Haylen
University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Neurourol Urodyn 29:4-20. 2010..Next to existing terminology of the lower urinary tract, due to its increasing complexity, the terminology for pelvic floor dysfunction in women may be better updated by a female-specific approach and clinically based consensus report...
- Efficacy and safety of onabotulinumtoxinA in patients with urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trialFrancisco Cruz
Department of Urology and IBMC, Hospital São João and Universidade Do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Eur Urol 60:742-50. 2011Neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) frequently results in urinary incontinence (UI) which impairs quality of life (QOL) and puts the upper urinary tract at risk.
- ICIQ: a brief and robust measure for evaluating the symptoms and impact of urinary incontinenceKerry Avery
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
Neurourol Urodyn 23:322-30. 2004To develop and evaluate the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire (ICIQ), a new questionnaire to assess urinary incontinence and its impact on quality of life (QoL).
- Prevalence and trends of urinary incontinence in adults in the United States, 2001 to 2008Alayne D Markland
Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
J Urol 186:589-93. 2011We estimate trends in the prevalence of urinary incontinence in the adult population of the United States from 2001 through 2008 before and after adjusting for other potential associated factors.
- Urinary incontinence in women: variation in prevalence estimates and risk factorsVatche A Minassian
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
Obstet Gynecol 111:324-31. 2008To understand variation in prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and risk factors, given different definitions.
- Systematic review and evaluation of methods of assessing urinary incontinenceJ L Martin
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
Health Technol Assess 10:1-132, iii-iv. 2006To identify and synthesise studies of diagnostic processes of urinary incontinence and to construct an economic model to examine the cost-effectiveness of simple, commonly used primary care tests.
- Prevalence and burden of overactive bladder in the United StatesW F Stewart
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room 6039E, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
World J Urol 20:327-36. 2003..the National Overactive BLadder Evaluation (NOBLE) Program was initiated to better understand the prevalence and burden of overactive bladder in a broad spectrum of the United States population...
- Botulinum toxin type a is a safe and effective treatment for neurogenic urinary incontinence: results of a single treatment, randomized, placebo controlled 6-month studyBrigitte Schurch
Spinal Cord Injury Centre, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
J Urol 174:196-200. 2005..the safety and efficacy of each of 2 doses of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) (200 or 300 U BOTOX) injected into the detrusor for urinary incontinence caused by neurogenic detrusor overactivity of predominantly spinal cord origin.
- Prevalence of overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, and lower urinary tract symptoms: results of Korean EPIC studyYoung Suk Lee
Department of Urology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon Dong 50, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Korea
World J Urol 29:185-90. 2011Despite growing interest in overactive bladder (OAB), urinary incontinence (UI), and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), there is no epidemiologic study on the prevalence in general population of Korea...
- Early outcomes from three prospective trials of image-guided proton therapy for prostate cancerNancy P Mendenhall
University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, FL 32206, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:213-21. 2012..To report early outcomes with image-guided proton therapy for prostate cancer...
- Artificial urinary sphincter for post-radical prostatectomy urinary incontinence: long-term subjective resultsA E Gousse
Urology Department, University of Miami, Jackson's Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
J Urol 166:1755-8. 2001..A standard definition of treatment success and studies of homogenous groups of patients with an artificial urinary sphincter would enable better understanding and patient education in the future...
- Efficacy of botulinum toxin A injection for neurogenic detrusor overactivity and urinary incontinence: a randomized, double-blind trialSender Herschorn
Division of Urology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Room A309, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
J Urol 185:2229-35. 2011..We determined the efficacy of onabotulinumtoxinA for neurogenic detrusor overactivity secondary to spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis...
- How widespread are the symptoms of an overactive bladder and how are they managed? A population-based prevalence studyI Milsom
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
BJU Int 87:760-6. 2001....
- A prospective study evaluating the efficacy of the artificial sphincter AMS 800 for the treatment of postradical prostatectomy urinary incontinence and the correlation between preoperative urodynamic and surgical outcomesFlavio Trigo Rocha
Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Urology 71:85-9. 2008..efficacy of the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) AMS 800 for the treatment postradical prostatectomy urinary incontinence (PRPUI) patients...
- Worldwide prevalence estimates of lower urinary tract symptoms, overactive bladder, urinary incontinence and bladder outlet obstructionDebra E Irwin
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
BJU Int 108:1132-8. 2011..predict worldwide and regional prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), overactive bladder (OAB), urinary incontinence (UI) and LUTS suggestive of bladder outlet obstruction (LUTS/BOO) in 2008, 2013 and 2018 based on current ..
- Functional impairment as a risk factor for urinary incontinence among older AmericansKristi Rahrig Jenkins
University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
Neurourol Urodyn 24:51-5. 2005Using a large nationally representative sample of older Americans we investigate four domains of functional impairment as possible risk factors for the subsequent development of urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms.
- Impact of functional results on quality of life after rectal cancer surgeryJaana H Vironen
Helsinki University Central Hospital, Jorvi Hospital, Espoo, Finland
Dis Colon Rectum 49:568-78. 2006..Quality of life is an important outcome measure that has to be considered when deciding treatment strategy for rectal cancer. The aim of this study was to find out the impact of surgery-related adverse effects on quality of life...
- Effect of childhood dysfunctional voiding on urinary incontinence in adult womenVatche A Minassian
Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
Obstet Gynecol 107:1247-51. 2006To determine whether a history of childhood dysfunctional voiding is associated with urinary incontinence in adulthood.
- Impact of vaginal surgery on sexuality and quality of life in women with urinary incontinence or genital descensusLotti Helström
Department of Women and Child Health, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:79-84. 2005To study the effect of vaginal surgery for urinary incontinence and genital descensus on sexual function and quality of life.
- Prioritizing research: Patients, carers, and clinicians working together to identify and prioritize important clinical uncertainties in urinary incontinenceBrian S Buckley
Department of General Practice, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Neurourol Urodyn 29:708-14. 2010..This partnership of patients and clinicians aimed to identify and prioritize "clinical uncertainties" relating to treatment of urinary incontinence (UI).
- Two-stage transperineal management of posterior urethral strictures or bladder neck contractures associated with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery and endoscopic treatment failuresAlchiede Simonato
Luciano Giuliani Department of Urology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Eur Urol 52:1499-504. 2007The treatment of posterior urethral strictures or bladder neck contracture associated with severe urinary incontinence after prostate surgery and failure of endoscopic treatments is controversial...
- Factors influencing the outcome of mid urethral sling procedures for female urinary incontinenceJae Seung Paick
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
J Urol 178:985-9; discussion 989. 2007We 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.
- Transurethral ultrasonography-guided injection of adult autologous stem cells versus transurethral endoscopic injection of collagen in treatment of urinary incontinenceH Strasser
Department of Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
World J Urol 25:385-92. 2007..The present clinical results demonstrate that, in contrast to injections of collagen, urinary incontinence can be treated effectively with ultrasonography-guided injections of autologous myo- and fibroblasts.
- Restoration of posterior aspect of rhabdosphincter shortens continence time after radical retropubic prostatectomyF Rocco
Clinica Urologica I, Universita degli Studi, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli Regina Elena Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Milano, Italy
J Urol 175:2201-6. 2006..nonnerve sparing surgery and postoperative sphincter insufficiency can cause temporary or definitive urinary incontinence. We believe that sphincter deficiency is the main cause of early incontinence...
- Refractory idiopathic urge urinary incontinence and botulinum A injectionLinda Brubaker
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
J Urol 180:217-22. 2008..We compared 200 U intradetrusor botulinum toxin A vs placebo in women with refractory idiopathic urge incontinence...
- Functional incidental training: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial in Veterans Affairs nursing homesJoseph G Ouslander
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, and the Center for Health in Aging, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1091-100. 2005..To test the effects of a rehabilitative intervention directed at continence, mobility, endurance, and strength (Functional Incidental Training (FIT)) in older patients in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) nursing homes...
- Transobturator sling suspension for male urinary incontinence including post-radical prostatectomyPeter Rehder
Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
Eur Urol 52:860-6. 2007To study the anatomical effects of placing a transobturator tape (TOT) in cadavers as well as determining the clinical outcome in men with urinary incontinence.
- Urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and other lower urinary tract symptoms: a longitudinal population-based survey in men aged 45-103 yearsUlf G H Malmsten
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
Eur Urol 58:149-56. 2010Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) such as urinary incontinence (UI) and overactive bladder (OAB) are highly prevalent conditions, but there are few studies describing progression and remission of LUTS in men, especially over the long ..
- Myoblast and fibroblast therapy for post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence: 1-year followup of 63 patientsMichael Mitterberger
Department of Urology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
J Urol 179:226-31. 2008We assessed the efficacy and safety of the application of autologous fibroblasts and myoblasts for treatment in post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence after a minimal followup of 1 year.
- Localization of brain white matter hyperintensities and urinary incontinence in community-dwelling older adultsGeorge A Kuchel
UConn Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:902-9. 2009..WMHs) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be linked to geriatric syndromes involving mobility, cognition, and affect, we postulated that involvement of areas critical to bladder control could influence urinary incontinence (UI).
- Pessary test to predict postoperative urinary incontinence in women undergoing hysterectomy for prolapseChing Chung Liang
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC 333
Obstet Gynecol 104:795-800. 2004We sought to demonstrate that a positive pessary test could predict postsurgical stress urinary incontinence in women with severe pelvic organ prolapse and that performing tension-free vaginal taping (TVT) could effectively prevent its ..
- Evaluation of parturition and other reproductive variables as risk factors for urinary incontinence in later lifeD H Thom
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
Obstet Gynecol 90:983-9. 1997To assess specific parturition and reproductive variables as potential risk factors for urinary incontinence in later life.
- 5-year urinary and sexual outcomes after radical prostatectomy: results from the prostate cancer outcomes studyDavid F Penson
Department of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
J Urol 173:1701-5. 2005..In this study we assessed temporal changes in urinary and sexual function up to 5 years following radical prostatectomy in a population based cohort...
- The impact of overactive bladder, incontinence and other lower urinary tract symptoms on quality of life, work productivity, sexuality and emotional well-being in men and women: results from the EPIC studyKarin S Coyne
United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
BJU Int 101:1388-95. 2008..To examine the effect overactive bladder (OAB) and other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population sample, as OAB often occurs in conjunction with many other LUTS...
- Population-based survey of urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and other lower urinary tract symptoms in five countries: results of the EPIC studyDebra E Irwin
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
Eur Urol 50:1306-14; discussion 1314-5. 2006Estimate the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI), overactive bladder (OAB), and other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) among men and women in five countries using the 2002 International Continence Society (ICS) definitions.
- Falls in outpatients with Parkinson's disease: frequency, impact and identifying factorsY Balash
Movement Disorders Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
J Neurol 252:1310-5. 2005..by the Hoehn and Yahr Scale (H&Y), co-morbidities, the presence of depressive symptoms, the presence of urinary incontinence, use of anti-parkinsonian medications, and two performance-based tests of balance and gait (tandem standing ..
- Urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: incidence by definition, risk factors and temporal trend in a large series with a long-term follow-upEmilio Sacco
Department of Urology, University of Padova, Italy
BJU Int 97:1234-41. 2006To investigate the incidence of urinary incontinence and its development over time, to compare the effects of alternative definitions on the incontinence rate and to explore risk factors for incontinence after radical retropubic ..
- Urinary incontinence in men after formal one-to-one pelvic-floor muscle training following radical prostatectomy or transurethral resection of the prostate (MAPS): two parallel randomised controlled trialsCathryn Glazener
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
Lancet 378:328-37. 2011b>Urinary incontinence is common immediately after prostate surgery. Men are often advised to do pelvic-floor exercises, but evidence to support this is inconclusive...
- Sphincter lesions after radical prostatectomy-evaluation and classificationHolger Gerullis
Department of Urology, Lukas Hospital, Neuss, Germany
J Endourol 25:1075-80. 2011..The aim of this study was to analyze the sphincteric/perisphincteric lesions and modifications in incontinent patients with iatrogenic damage to the external urethral sphincter after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
- Urinary incontinence following surgery for BPH: the role of aging on the incidence of bladder dysfunctionHomero Bruschini
Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int Braz J Urol 37:380-6; discussion 387. 2011The reported incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) due to bladder dysfunction following surgery of BPH is variable...
- The prevalence and factors associated with previous surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and/or urinary incontinence in a cross-sectional study in The NetherlandsT A de Boer
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 158:343-9. 2011..To estimate the prevalence and identify the factors associated with previous pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and/or incontinence surgery...
- Prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence: a systematic reviewDavid H Thom
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1511-22. 2010to investigate the prevalence of urinary incontinence within the first year postpartum.
- Treatment of post-prostate surgery urinary incontinence with the periurethral constrictor: a retrospective analysisJoão Luiz Schiavini
Department of Urology, Pedro Ernesto University Hospital HUPE, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Urology 75:1488-92. 2010..we present safety and efficacy data for a surgical alternative for the treatment of postprostate surgery urinary incontinence, based on the use of the periurethral constrictor, a two-part device--constrictor cuff and self-sealing ..
- Association between the Geriatric Giants of urinary incontinence and falls in older people using data from the Leicestershire MRC Incontinence StudyAnne L Foley
Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
Age Ageing 41:35-40. 2012To determine whether urinary incontinence per se and different types of urinary incontinence individually are associated with an increased risk of falls in those aged 70 years and over...
- The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination surveyJennifer T Anger
Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1738, USA
J Urol 176:2103-8; discussion 2108. 2006To measure the prevalence of urinary incontinence in community dwelling men in the United States, we analyzed data from respondents to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
- Measuring the barriers against seeking consultation for urinary incontinence among Middle Eastern womenAhmed S El-Azab
Department of Urology, Section of Female Urology and Neurourology Assiut University Hospital, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
BMC Womens Health 10:3. 2010Existing questionnaires to assess barriers against consultation for urinary incontinence (UI) are not appropriate for use in the Middle East culture...
- Urinary incontinence and its relationship to mental health and health-related quality of life in men and women in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United StatesKarin S Coyne
United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Eur Urol 61:88-95. 2012Differences in health burden associated with urinary incontinence (UI) subtypes have been previously described, but the majority of studies are in women...
- Relationship of urinary incontinence and late-life disability: implications for clinical work and research in geriatricsLaura Coll-Planas
Institute on Aging of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona UAB C, Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 171, 08041, Barcelona, Spain
Z Gerontol Geriatr 41:283-90. 2008The role of urinary incontinence (UI) in the disablement process model has been mainly defined according to its impact on quality of life, global wellbeing, life satisfaction, institutionalization and death, which are global outcomes of ..
- Quality of life and continence in patients with spina bifidaJ L Lemelle
Service de Chirurgie Infantile, Hôpital d Enfants, CHU de Nancy, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
Qual Life Res 15:1481-92. 2006..This study attempts to determine the relationships between urinary/faecal incontinence, methods of management, and Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in people with SB...
- Prevalence, treatment and known risk factors of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder in the non-institutionalized Portuguese populationSofia Correia
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1481-9. 2009To quantify the prevalence (previous month) of urinary incontinence (UI) and overactive bladder (OAB), to assess its relation with known risk factors and to characterize UI awareness and treatment.
- Treatment of neurogenic male urinary incontinence related to intrinsic sphincter insufficiency with an artificial urinary sphincter: a French retrospective multicentre studyEmmanuel Chartier Kastler
Service d Urologie, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris VI, Paris, France
BJU Int 107:426-32. 2011..To assess results and morbidity of the periprostatic insertion of an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) in adult male patients with a neurogenic bladder...
- Pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence in developing countries: review of prevalence and risk factorsGodfrey J A Walker
Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Int Urogynecol J 22:127-35. 2011..Information on the prevalence, risk factors and social consequences of pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) affecting women in 16 low-income and lower middle-income countries is reviewed...
- Safety and tolerability of extended-release oxybutynin once daily in urinary incontinence: combined results from two phase 4 controlled clinical trialsRobert B Armstrong
Ortho McNeil Neurologics, Inc, 1125 Trenton Harbourton Road, Titusville, NJ 08560 0200, USA
Int Urol Nephrol 39:1069-77. 2007..In total, 1.2, 1.0, and 1.6% of patients in the extended-release oxybutynin, extended-release tolterodine, and immediate-release tolterodine groups, respectively, discontinued study medication due to dry mouth...
- Urinary incontinence in womenDonna Y Deng
Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue A633, Box 0738, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
Med Clin North Am 95:101-9. 2011b>Urinary incontinence is a common and vexing problem that affects millions of adults. The main types of incontinence in women are stress, urge, and mixed...
- Pelvic floor muscle training during pregnancy to prevent urinary incontinence: a single-blind randomized controlled trialSiv Mørkved
Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Obstet Gynecol 101:313-9. 2003b>Urinary incontinence is a chronic health complaint that severely reduces quality of life. Pregnancy and vaginal delivery are main risk factors in the development of urinary incontinence...
- Pentafecta: a new concept for reporting outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomyVipul R Patel
Global Robotics Institute, Florida Hospital Celebration Health, University of Central Florida School of Medicine, Orlando, FL 34747, USA
Eur Urol 59:702-7. 2011..Their demands and expectations of surgical intervention are much higher and cannot be adequately addressed with the classic trifecta outcome measures...
- European experience of 200 cases treated with botulinum-A toxin injections into the detrusor muscle for urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivityAndre Reitz
Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
Eur Urol 45:510-5. 2004..To present a comprehensive experience with botulinum-A toxin (BTA) injected into the detrusor muscle in patients with spinal cord injuries/diseases causing neurogenic incontinence...
- Mirabegron, a β₃-adrenoceptor agonist for the potential treatment of urinary frequency, urinary incontinence or urgency associated with overactive bladderPradeep Tyagi
William Beaumont Hospital, Department of Urology, 3811 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
IDrugs 13:713-22. 2010....
- Predictors of institutionalization in elderly people living at home: the impact of incontinence and commode use in rural JapanMasatoshi Matsumoto
Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:421-32. 2007..In conclusion, incontinence is a predictor for institutionalization in elderly men. Use of a commode, however, does not appear to have a preventive effect with respect to institutionalization in elderly men...
- Fecal and urinary incontinence in primiparous womenDiane Borello-France
Duquesne University, Department of Physical Therapy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
Obstet Gynecol 108:863-72. 2006To prospectively investigate the relationship between anal sphincter tears and postpartum fecal and urinary incontinence.
- Incontinence in the frail elderly: report from the 4th International Consultation on IncontinenceCatherine E DuBeau
Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605 2300, USA
Neurourol Urodyn 29:165-78. 2010To summarize current knowledge on the etiology, assessment, and management of urinary incontinence (UI) in frail older persons...
- Prevalence of urinary incontinence in men: results from the national health and nutrition examination surveyAlayne D Markland
Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
J Urol 184:1022-7. 2010We estimated the prevalence of urinary incontinence in the United States adult male population and identified associated factors.
- Geriatric patients' preferences for treatment of urinary incontinence: a study of hospitalized, cognitively competent adults aged 80 and olderMathias H D Pfisterer
Bethanien Krankenhaus Geriatric Center, Heidelberg, Germany
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2016-22. 2007To elicit preferences for different urinary incontinence (UI) treatments of geriatric patients, to contrast these answers with answers from potential health proxies and providers, and to understand how select demographic factors might ..
- Urinary incontinence in community dwelling elderly: are there sex differences in help-seeking behaviour?Doreth Teunissen
Department of General Practice and Social Medicine, Nijmegen University, The Netherlands
Scand J Prim Health Care 22:209-16. 2004To assess sex differences in disorder- and patient-specific factors influencing help-seeking behaviour by independently living elderly people with urinary incontinence.
- Burch colposuspension does not provide any additional benefit to pelvic organ prolapse repair in patients with urinary incontinence: a randomized surgical trialElisabetta Costantini
Department of Medical Surgical Specialties and Public Health, Section of Urology and Andrology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
J Urol 180:1007-12. 2008We evaluated the impact of Burch colposuspension as an anti-incontinence measure in patients with urinary incontinence undergoing abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse repair.
- [Prevalence of urinary incontinence and hyperactive bladder in the Spanish population: results of the EPICC study]Eduardo Martínez Agulló
Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, Espana
Actas Urol Esp 33:159-66. 2009Despite the growing interest on Urinary Incontinence (UI) in our country, nocturnal enuresis and Overactive Bladder (OAB), there are no epidemiologic studies on the prevalence of these health problems in the different affected groups of ..
- Evolution of robotic radical prostatectomy: assessment after 2766 proceduresKetan K Badani
Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Cancer 110:1951-8. 2007..Using a continuous quality improvement initiative, several technical refinements were adopted, evaluating the impact of this on patient outcome...
- Effects of timed voiding for the management of urinary incontinence in adults: systematic reviewJoan Ostaszkiewicz
Co ordinator Aged Care and Rehabilitation Nursing Research, Peter James Centre, School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
J Adv Nurs 52:420-31. 2005The aim of this paper is to present a systematic review assessing the effectiveness of timed voiding for the management of urinary incontinence in adults.
- Endoscopic treatment of urinary incontinence: long-term evaluation of the resultsJ M Guys
, , Marseille, France
J Urol 165:2389-91. 2001PURPOSE: We report on the use of polydimethylsiloxane for endoscopic treatment of urinary incontinence in children with neurogenic bladder and discuss our results to determine optimal criteria for patient selection...
- Long-term continence and patient satisfaction after artificial sphincter implantation for urinary incontinence after prostatectomyD K Montague
Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Urol 166:547-9. 2001..MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients who had an artificial urinary sphincter implanted for urinary incontinence after prostatectomy and a minimum of 20 months of followup were identified from a patient database...
- Posterior reconstruction of the rhabdosphincter allows a rapid recovery of continence after transperitoneal videolaparoscopic radical prostatectomyBernardo Rocco
Division of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
Eur Urol 51:996-1003. 2007b>Urinary incontinence is one of the major drawbacks of radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP). One of the possible reasons for this urinary incontinence is a postoperative deficiency of the rhabdosphincter (RS)...
- A systematic review of overweight and obesity as risk factors and targets for clinical intervention for urinary incontinence in womenSteinar Hunskaar
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Neurourol Urodyn 27:749-57. 2008To review the epidemiological literature of urinary incontinence with respect to overweight and obesity as a risk factor, and how the findings eventually fulfill general criteria for being a causal factor for the condition...
- Fecal and urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery with anal sphincter disruption in an obstetrics unit in the United StatesDee E Fenner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1543-9; discussion 1549-50. 2003....
- Risk of urinary incontinence following prostatectomy: the role of physical activity and obesityKathleen Y Wolin
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
J Urol 183:629-33. 2010b>Urinary incontinence is one of the most commonly reported and distressing side effects of radical prostatectomy for prostate carcinoma...
- The standardisation of terminology in lower urinary tract function: report from the standardisation sub-committee of the International Continence SocietyPaul Abrams
Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
Urology 61:37-49. 2003
- Urinary incontinence: sphincter functioning from a urological perspectiveJohn P F A Heesakkers
Department of Urology, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Digestion 69:93-101. 2004Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a debilitating disorder caused by malfunctioning of the urethral sphincter...
- A systematic review of the literature on the prevalence of sexual impairment in women with urinary incontinence and the prevalence of urinary leakage during sexual activityChris Shaw
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK
Eur Urol 42:432-40. 2002To provide a synthesis of the literature concerning the impact of urinary incontinence on sexual lives of women and the prevalence of urinary incontinence during sexual activity.
- Urinary incontinence and its association with death, nursing home admission, and functional declineJayna M Holroyd-Leduc
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:712-8. 2004To determine whether urinary incontinence (UI) is an independent predictor of death, nursing home admission, decline in activities of daily living (ADLs), or decline in instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs).
- Geriatric syndromes: clinical, research, and policy implications of a core geriatric conceptSharon K Inouye
Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:780-91. 2007..National strategic initiatives are required to overcome barriers and to achieve clinical, research, and policy advances that will improve quality of life for older persons...
- Vaginal pessaries in managing women with pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence: patient characteristics and factors contributing to successLesley Ann M Hanson
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology Clinic, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Women s Health Clinics, University of Alberta, 10240, Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5H 3V9
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:155-9. 2006An aging population has resulted in higher prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). This study examines a nurse-run clinic and analyzes the factors contributing to successful pessary use.
- Management of urinary incontinence in women: scientific reviewJayna M Holroyd-Leduc
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
JAMA 291:986-95. 2004b>Urinary incontinence is a common health problem among women that negatively impacts quality of life. Therefore, it is important that primary care physicians have an understanding of how to manage urinary incontinence effectively.
- Risk factors for urinary incontinence in womenF Parazzini
Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italia
Eur Urol 37:637-43. 2000To review the epidemiological evidence on risk factors for urinary incontinence (UI) in women.
- The effect of behavioral therapy on urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trialLeslee L Subak
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94115, USA
Obstet Gynecol 100:72-8. 2002To evaluate the effect of a low-intensity behavioral therapy program on urinary incontinence in older women.
- Validity and reliability of an interviewer-administered questionnaire to measure the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms of storage abnormality: the Leicester Urinary Symptom QuestionnaireC Shaw
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
BJU Int 90:205-15. 2002..To develop a valid and reliable interviewer-administered questionnaire to measure the presence and severity of storage abnormality symptoms of incontinence, urgency, frequency and nocturia...
- Are smoking and other lifestyle factors associated with female urinary incontinence? The Norwegian EPINCONT StudyYngvild S Hannestad
Section for General Practice and Section for Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
BJOG 110:247-54. 2003To examine whether modifiable lifestyle factors such as smoking, obesity, physical activity and intake of alcohol or caffeinated drinks were associated with urinary incontinence in women.
- Measuring health-related quality of life in women with urogenital dysfunction: the urogenital distress inventory and incontinence impact questionnaire revisitedC Huub van der Vaart
Department of Obstetrics, Neonatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Neurourol Urodyn 22:97-104. 2003..Unfortunately, the validity of the UDI and IIQ has only been tested in highly selected subgroups of female patients. Therefore, it is unclear whether this questionnaire is suitable for use in populations with different characteristics...
- Urodynamic characterization of obese women with urinary incontinence undergoing a weight loss program: the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) trialHolly E Richter
Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 618 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL, 35233 7333, USA
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1653-8. 2008The purpose of this study was to describe urodynamic characteristics of overweight or obese women with urinary incontinence and explore the relationship between urodynamic parameters, body mass index (BMI), and abdominal circumference (AC)..
- Tension-free vaginal tape, suprapubic arc sling, and transobturator tape in the treatment of mixed urinary incontinence in womenJae Seung Paick
Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:123-9. 2008..tape (TVT), suprapubic arc (SPARC) sling, or transobturator tape (TOT) procedure in women with mixed urinary incontinence and identified factors predicting the outcome in these patients...
- A short form of the Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire (PISQ-12)Rebecca G Rogers
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 2211 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:164-8; discussion 168. 2003..and self-administered instrument to evaluate sexual function in women with pelvic organ prolapse and/or urinary incontinence. The Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire -12 (PISQ-12) was developed from the ..
- A prospective comparison of radical retropubic and robot-assisted prostatectomy: experience in one institutionA Tewari
Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
BJU Int 92:205-10. 2003..Authors from the USA evaluated cyroablation of renal carcinoma in patients with solitary kidneys. They are encouraged by their results and suggest that there is merit in this treatment, but indicate the need for a longer follow-up...
- Prevalence of urinary incontinence in Korean women:an epidemiologic surveyMyung Soo Choo
Department of Urology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1309-15. 2007The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) in a Korean national community sample of female adults aged 30-79 years...
- The "costs" of urinary incontinence for womenLeslee L Subak
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
Obstet Gynecol 107:908-16. 2006To estimate costs of routine care for female urinary incontinence, health-related quality of life, and willingness to pay for incontinence improvement.
- Causes of fecal and urinary incontinence after total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer based on cadaveric surgery: a study from the Cooperative Clinical Investigators of the Dutch total mesorectal excision trialChristian Wallner
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Liver Center, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Oncol 26:4466-72. 2008..Because the levator ani muscle plays an important role in both urinary and fecal continence, an explanation could be peroperative damage of the nerve supply to the levator ani muscle...
- Is urinary incontinence a barrier to exercise in women?Ingrid Nygaard
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Obstet Gynecol 106:307-14. 2005To describe the prevalence of urinary incontinence during exercise in women, estimate whether exercise intensity is related to leakage severity, and report women's assessments of incontinence as a barrier to exercise.
- Comparison of two questionnaires for assessing the severity of urinary incontinence: The ICIQ-UI SF versus the incontinence severity indexAtle Klovning
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for General Practice, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien, 31, N 5018, Bergen, Norway
Neurourol Urodyn 28:411-5. 2009To compare the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Urinary Incontinence Short Form (ICIQ-UI SF) with the Incontinence Severity Index (ISI), and to propose intervals for four severity levels of ICIQ-UI SF.
- Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle exercise therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with urinary incontinenceDianne Alewijnse
Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Neurourol Urodyn 22:284-95. 2003..to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapeutic pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with stress, mixed, and urge urinary incontinence (UI).
- Prevalence of urinary incontinence in community dwelling men: a cross sectional nationwide epidemiological surveyAnanias C Diokno
Department of Urology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
Int Urol Nephrol 39:129-36. 2007Epidemiological studies on urinary incontinence (UI) in adult men of all ages are scarce. We aim to describe the UI phenomenon among community dwelling adult males in the United States (US).
- Urinary incontinence in women: diagnosis and managementNatalia Price
Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
Practitioner 254:27-32, 2-3. 2010b>Urinary incontinence is a common symptom that can affect women of all ages. It has been estimated that there are more than 3.5 million sufferers in the UK alone...
- Urinary incontinence quality improvement in nursing homes: where have we been? Where are we going?Mary H Palmer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Urol Nurs 28:439-44, 453. 2008The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made urinary incontinence (UI) a quality indicator as part of the Nursing Home Quality Initiative (NHQI)...
- Comparison of the effects of episiotomy and no episiotomy on pain, urinary incontinence, and sexual function 3 months postpartum: a prospective follow-up studyShiow Ru Chang
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Int J Nurs Stud 48:409-18. 2011..The effects of episiotomy on women's health should be a constant concern. Few data are available on the effect of episiotomy by validated measures...
- The association between diabetes mellitus and urinary incontinence in adult womenYenal Izci
Department Primary Care and Community Care, Centre for Family Medicine, Geriatric Care and Public Health, Women Studies Medicine, 117, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:947-52. 2009The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship of diabetes mellitus and urinary incontinence in adult women.
- Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer PatientsAmy Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2009..10-year survival in patients with prostate cancer - the most common cancer diagnosis in men - incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) resulting from radical prostatectomy is reported to be as high as 87%...
- Iowa Pelvic Floor Disorders Clinical Trials NetworkKarl Kreder; Fiscal Year: 2005Urge and mixed urinary incontinence are common conditions, affecting 10-20% of American women. While several treatment modalities exist, pharmacotherapy remains the mainstay of treatment...
- Natural History of Stress, Urge and Mixed Urinary Incontinence in WomenVATCHE MINASSIAN; Fiscal Year: 2009b>Urinary incontinence (UI) is highly prevalent, affecting women of all ages with significant impact on quality of life. Prevalence of stress UI (i.e. loss of urine on exertion) peaks in midlife, and then declines thereafter...
- Stem Cell Homing for Treatment of Female Pelvic Floor DisordersMargot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2010Up to half the women in the U.S. experience female pelvic floor disorders (FPFD): stress urinary incontinence (SUI), fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)...
- Visualization of Pelvic Floor ReflexesCHRISTOS EURIPIDES CONSTANTINOU; Fiscal Year: 2010Female urinary incontinence has been recently termed a "silent epidemic", requiring systematic attention and a multidisciplinary approach towards economically ameliorating its impact...
- MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL STUDY OF COLLAGEN IN PROLAPSEAnthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002DESCRIPTION (Adapted from Applicant's Description): Pelvic floor dysfunction including urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse is a major health issue for women resulting in an 11 percent lifetime risk of requiring surgery...
- PRIDE: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet & ExerciseDeborah Grady; Fiscal Year: 2007b>Urinary incontinence Is a commonproblem among women that causesdistress, diminished quality of life and dramatic limitations in daily functioning...
- Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer PatientsAmy Y Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010..10-year survival in patients with prostate cancer - the most common cancer diagnosis in men - incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) resulting from radical prostatectomy is reported to be as high as 87%...
- Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer PatientsAmy Y Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2011..10-year survival in patients with prostate cancer - the most common cancer diagnosis in men - incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) resulting from radical prostatectomy is reported to be as high as 87%...
- Hormones and Female Urinary IncontinenceTom Lue; Fiscal Year: 2009It is estimated that 100 million men and women are affected by urinary incontinence (UI)...
- Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor DisordersIngrid Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2009..how physical activity impacts pelvic floor disorders is important: half of American women have urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse and one in nine undergoes surgery for these conditions...
- Mechanisms of Female Urinary Incontinence in DiabetesMargot Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2006..debilitating and devastating complications, including these of the lower urinary tract (LUT), such as urinary incontinence. Women with DM have a higher prevalence of LUT complications, contributing to the high prevalence of ..
- Natural History of Stress, Urge and Mixed Urinary Incontinence in WomenVatche A Minassian; Fiscal Year: 2010b>Urinary incontinence (UI) is highly prevalent, affecting women of all ages with significant impact on quality of life. Prevalence of stress UI (i.e. loss of urine on exertion) peaks in midlife, and then declines thereafter...
- Regeneration of the Lower Urinary Tract in Nonhuman PrimatesJames Williams; Fiscal Year: 2009..cell transplantation has been applied clinically for a variety of muscle disorders, including stress urinary incontinence (SUI), which is a manifestation of several kinds of injuries and congenital abnormalities leading to ..
- Collagenolysis and Elastolysis in Urinary IncontinenceBertha Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007b>Urinary incontinence is a major health problem in the United States, resulting in an 11% lifetime risk of surgery for women with incontinence and/or prolapse...
- MUSCLE CELLS MEDIATED GENE THERAPY FOR INCONTINENCEMichael Chancellor; Fiscal Year: 2005b>Urinary incontinence is a major health care problem in the United States and an area of high priority for NIDDK...
- Regeneration of the Lower Urinary Tract in Nonhuman PrimatesJames Koudy Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010..cell transplantation has been applied clinically for a variety of muscle disorders, including stress urinary incontinence (SUI), which is a manifestation of several kinds of injuries and congenital abnormalities leading to ..
- URINE LOSS AND PROLAPSE IN NUNS AND THEIR PAROUS SISTERSGUNHILDE BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2003..b>Urinary incontinence (UT) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are common health problems in older women, for which the etiologies ..
- Combined Behavioral and Drug Treatment of Overactive Bladder in MenKathryn Burgio; Fiscal Year: 2009..Therefore, this study will yield important information related to optimizing treatment of OAB in men. ..
- Combined Behavioral and Drug Treatment of Overactive Bladder in MenKATHRYN LARSEN BURGIO; Fiscal Year: 2010..Therefore, this study will yield important information related to optimizing treatment of OAB in men. ..
- Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor DisordersIngrid E Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2010..how physical activity impacts pelvic floor disorders is important: half of American women have urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse and one in nine undergoes surgery for these conditions...
- Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence in WomenFrancine Grodstein; Fiscal Year: 2009This is the final resubmission of a competing renewal to examine risk factors for urinary incontinence. Estimates in middle-aged and older women indicate that 30-40% have urinary incontinence (UI); in those over 60 years, 12% report ..
- Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence in WomenFrancine Grodstein; Fiscal Year: 2010This is the final resubmission of a competing renewal to examine risk factors for urinary incontinence. Estimates in middle-aged and older women indicate that 30-40% have urinary incontinence (UI);in those over 60 years, 12% report ..
- Neurophysiology and Biomechanics of Urethra in Stress Urinary IncontinenceNaoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2007Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is defined as involuntary loss of urine secondary to an increase in abdominal pressure during events such as sneezing, coughing or laughing in the absence of bladder contractions...
- Developmental plasticity of micturation reflexesMARGARET VIZZARD; Fiscal Year: 2009..It is anticipated that these studies will provide insights into potential targets and therapeutic interventions for childhood and adult voiding dysfunctions. ..
- Developmental plasticity of micturation reflexesMARGARET ANN VIZZARD; Fiscal Year: 2010..It is anticipated that these studies will provide insights into potential targets and therapeutic interventions for childhood and adult voiding dysfunctions. ..
- QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMSJennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2007..bladder (OAB) is defined by the International Continence Society as urinary urgency, with or without urge urinary incontinence, usually with frequency and nocturia...
- URINARY INCONTINENCE--REPRODUCTIVE/HORMONAL RISK FACTORSDavid Thom; Fiscal Year: 2001..determine the association between specific childbirth (parturition) events, hysterectomy, hormone use and urinary incontinence (UI) in later life...
- COLLAGENOLYSIS AS FUNCTION OF MMPS IN INCONTINENT WOMENMARY POLAN; Fiscal Year: 2003DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Urinary incontinence is a major public health problem in the United States, resulting in an 11% lifetime risk of surgery for women with incontinence and/or prolapse...