urinary incontinence

Summary

Summary: Inability to control the passage of URINE.

Top Publications

  1. doi An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunction
    Bernard T Haylen
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:4-20. 2010
  2. doi Efficacy and safety of onabotulinumtoxinA in patients with urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Francisco Cruz
    Department of Urology and IBMC, Hospital São João and Universidade Do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Eur Urol 60:742-50. 2011
  3. ncbi ICIQ: a brief and robust measure for evaluating the symptoms and impact of urinary incontinence
    Kerry Avery
    Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:322-30. 2004
  4. pmc Prevalence and trends of urinary incontinence in adults in the United States, 2001 to 2008
    Alayne 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. 2011
  5. doi Urinary incontinence in women: variation in prevalence estimates and risk factors
    Vatche 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. 2008
  6. ncbi Systematic review and evaluation of methods of assessing urinary incontinence
    J L Martin
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:1-132, iii-iv. 2006
  7. ncbi Prevalence and burden of overactive bladder in the United States
    W 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
  8. ncbi Botulinum toxin type a is a safe and effective treatment for neurogenic urinary incontinence: results of a single treatment, randomized, placebo controlled 6-month study
    Brigitte Schurch
    Spinal Cord Injury Centre, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Urol 174:196-200. 2005
  9. doi Prevalence of overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, and lower urinary tract symptoms: results of Korean EPIC study
    Young 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. 2011
  10. doi Early outcomes from three prospective trials of image-guided proton therapy for prostate cancer
    Nancy P Mendenhall
    University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, FL 32206, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:213-21. 2012

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Publications331 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunction
    Bernard 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...
  2. doi Efficacy and safety of onabotulinumtoxinA in patients with urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Francisco Cruz
    Department of Urology and IBMC, Hospital São João and Universidade Do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Eur Urol 60:742-50. 2011
    Neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) frequently results in urinary incontinence (UI) which impairs quality of life (QOL) and puts the upper urinary tract at risk.
  3. ncbi ICIQ: a brief and robust measure for evaluating the symptoms and impact of urinary incontinence
    Kerry Avery
    Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:322-30. 2004
    To 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).
  4. pmc Prevalence and trends of urinary incontinence in adults in the United States, 2001 to 2008
    Alayne 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. 2011
    We 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.
  5. doi Urinary incontinence in women: variation in prevalence estimates and risk factors
    Vatche 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. 2008
    To understand variation in prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and risk factors, given different definitions.
  6. ncbi Systematic review and evaluation of methods of assessing urinary incontinence
    J L Martin
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:1-132, iii-iv. 2006
    To 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.
  7. ncbi Prevalence and burden of overactive bladder in the United States
    W 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...
  8. ncbi Botulinum toxin type a is a safe and effective treatment for neurogenic urinary incontinence: results of a single treatment, randomized, placebo controlled 6-month study
    Brigitte 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.
  9. doi Prevalence of overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, and lower urinary tract symptoms: results of Korean EPIC study
    Young 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. 2011
    Despite 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...
  10. doi Early outcomes from three prospective trials of image-guided proton therapy for prostate cancer
    Nancy 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...
  11. ncbi Artificial urinary sphincter for post-radical prostatectomy urinary incontinence: long-term subjective results
    A 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...
  12. doi Efficacy of botulinum toxin A injection for neurogenic detrusor overactivity and urinary incontinence: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Sender 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...
  13. ncbi How widespread are the symptoms of an overactive bladder and how are they managed? A population-based prevalence study
    I Milsom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    BJU Int 87:760-6. 2001
    ....
  14. doi 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 outcomes
    Flavio 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...
  15. doi Worldwide prevalence estimates of lower urinary tract symptoms, overactive bladder, urinary incontinence and bladder outlet obstruction
    Debra 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 ..
  16. ncbi Functional impairment as a risk factor for urinary incontinence among older Americans
    Kristi Rahrig Jenkins
    University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:51-5. 2005
    Using 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.
  17. ncbi Impact of functional results on quality of life after rectal cancer surgery
    Jaana 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...
  18. ncbi Effect of childhood dysfunctional voiding on urinary incontinence in adult women
    Vatche A Minassian
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1247-51. 2006
    To determine whether a history of childhood dysfunctional voiding is associated with urinary incontinence in adulthood.
  19. ncbi Impact of vaginal surgery on sexuality and quality of life in women with urinary incontinence or genital descensus
    Lotti Helström
    Department of Women and Child Health, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:79-84. 2005
    To study the effect of vaginal surgery for urinary incontinence and genital descensus on sexual function and quality of life.
  20. doi Prioritizing research: Patients, carers, and clinicians working together to identify and prioritize important clinical uncertainties in urinary incontinence
    Brian 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).
  21. ncbi Two-stage transperineal management of posterior urethral strictures or bladder neck contractures associated with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery and endoscopic treatment failures
    Alchiede Simonato
    Luciano Giuliani Department of Urology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:1499-504. 2007
    The treatment of posterior urethral strictures or bladder neck contracture associated with severe urinary incontinence after prostate surgery and failure of endoscopic treatments is controversial...
  22. ncbi Factors influencing the outcome of mid urethral sling procedures for female urinary incontinence
    Jae Seung Paick
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Urol 178:985-9; discussion 989. 2007
    We evaluated the outcome at least 6 months after the tension-free vaginal tape or transobturator tape procedure in women with urinary incontinence, and identified factors predicting persistent stress urinary incontinence.
  23. ncbi Transurethral ultrasonography-guided injection of adult autologous stem cells versus transurethral endoscopic injection of collagen in treatment of urinary incontinence
    H 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.
  24. ncbi Restoration of posterior aspect of rhabdosphincter shortens continence time after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    F 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...
  25. pmc Refractory idiopathic urge urinary incontinence and botulinum A injection
    Linda 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...
  26. ncbi Functional incidental training: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial in Veterans Affairs nursing homes
    Joseph 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...
  27. ncbi Transobturator sling suspension for male urinary incontinence including post-radical prostatectomy
    Peter Rehder
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Urol 52:860-6. 2007
    To study the anatomical effects of placing a transobturator tape (TOT) in cadavers as well as determining the clinical outcome in men with urinary incontinence.
  28. doi Urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and other lower urinary tract symptoms: a longitudinal population-based survey in men aged 45-103 years
    Ulf G H Malmsten
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Urol 58:149-56. 2010
    Lower 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 ..
  29. ncbi Myoblast and fibroblast therapy for post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence: 1-year followup of 63 patients
    Michael Mitterberger
    Department of Urology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 179:226-31. 2008
    We 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.
  30. pmc Localization of brain white matter hyperintensities and urinary incontinence in community-dwelling older adults
    George 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).
  31. ncbi Pessary test to predict postoperative urinary incontinence in women undergoing hysterectomy for prolapse
    Ching 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. 2004
    We 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 ..
  32. ncbi Evaluation of parturition and other reproductive variables as risk factors for urinary incontinence in later life
    D H Thom
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 90:983-9. 1997
    To assess specific parturition and reproductive variables as potential risk factors for urinary incontinence in later life.
  33. ncbi 5-year urinary and sexual outcomes after radical prostatectomy: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study
    David 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...
  34. doi 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 study
    Karin 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...
  35. ncbi Population-based survey of urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and other lower urinary tract symptoms in five countries: results of the EPIC study
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    Eur Urol 50:1306-14; discussion 1314-5. 2006
    Estimate 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.
  36. ncbi Falls in outpatients with Parkinson's disease: frequency, impact and identifying factors
    Y 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 ..
  37. ncbi Urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: incidence by definition, risk factors and temporal trend in a large series with a long-term follow-up
    Emilio Sacco
    Department of Urology, University of Padova, Italy
    BJU Int 97:1234-41. 2006
    To 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 ..
  38. doi 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 trials
    Cathryn Glazener
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Lancet 378:328-37. 2011
    b>Urinary incontinence is common immediately after prostate surgery. Men are often advised to do pelvic-floor exercises, but evidence to support this is inconclusive...
  39. doi Sphincter lesions after radical prostatectomy-evaluation and classification
    Holger 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)...
  40. ncbi Urinary incontinence following surgery for BPH: the role of aging on the incidence of bladder dysfunction
    Homero Bruschini
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 37:380-6; discussion 387. 2011
    The reported incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) due to bladder dysfunction following surgery of BPH is variable...
  41. doi The prevalence and factors associated with previous surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and/or urinary incontinence in a cross-sectional study in The Netherlands
    T 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...
  42. doi Prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1511-22. 2010
    to investigate the prevalence of urinary incontinence within the first year postpartum.
  43. doi Treatment of post-prostate surgery urinary incontinence with the periurethral constrictor: a retrospective analysis
    João 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 ..
  44. doi Association between the Geriatric Giants of urinary incontinence and falls in older people using data from the Leicestershire MRC Incontinence Study
    Anne 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. 2012
    To 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...
  45. ncbi The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey
    Jennifer 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. 2006
    To 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.
  46. pmc Measuring the barriers against seeking consultation for urinary incontinence among Middle Eastern women
    Ahmed S El-Azab
    Department of Urology, Section of Female Urology and Neurourology Assiut University Hospital, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
    BMC Womens Health 10:3. 2010
    Existing questionnaires to assess barriers against consultation for urinary incontinence (UI) are not appropriate for use in the Middle East culture...
  47. doi 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 States
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Eur Urol 61:88-95. 2012
    Differences in health burden associated with urinary incontinence (UI) subtypes have been previously described, but the majority of studies are in women...
  48. doi Relationship of urinary incontinence and late-life disability: implications for clinical work and research in geriatrics
    Laura 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. 2008
    The 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 ..
  49. ncbi Quality of life and continence in patients with spina bifida
    J 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...
  50. doi Prevalence, treatment and known risk factors of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder in the non-institutionalized Portuguese population
    Sofia Correia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1481-9. 2009
    To 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.
  51. doi Treatment of neurogenic male urinary incontinence related to intrinsic sphincter insufficiency with an artificial urinary sphincter: a French retrospective multicentre study
    Emmanuel 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...
  52. doi Pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence in developing countries: review of prevalence and risk factors
    Godfrey 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...
  53. ncbi Safety and tolerability of extended-release oxybutynin once daily in urinary incontinence: combined results from two phase 4 controlled clinical trials
    Robert 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...
  54. doi Urinary incontinence in women
    Donna 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. 2011
    b>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...
  55. ncbi Pelvic floor muscle training during pregnancy to prevent urinary incontinence: a single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Siv Mørkved
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 101:313-9. 2003
    b>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...
  56. doi Pentafecta: a new concept for reporting outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Vipul 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...
  57. ncbi European experience of 200 cases treated with botulinum-A toxin injections into the detrusor muscle for urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Andre 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...
  58. ncbi Mirabegron, a β₃-adrenoceptor agonist for the potential treatment of urinary frequency, urinary incontinence or urgency associated with overactive bladder
    Pradeep Tyagi
    William Beaumont Hospital, Department of Urology, 3811 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    IDrugs 13:713-22. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi Predictors of institutionalization in elderly people living at home: the impact of incontinence and commode use in rural Japan
    Masatoshi 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...
  60. ncbi Fecal and urinary incontinence in primiparous women
    Diane Borello-France
    Duquesne University, Department of Physical Therapy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:863-72. 2006
    To prospectively investigate the relationship between anal sphincter tears and postpartum fecal and urinary incontinence.
  61. doi Incontinence in the frail elderly: report from the 4th International Consultation on Incontinence
    Catherine E DuBeau
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605 2300, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:165-78. 2010
    To summarize current knowledge on the etiology, assessment, and management of urinary incontinence (UI) in frail older persons...
  62. doi Prevalence of urinary incontinence in men: results from the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Alayne 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. 2010
    We estimated the prevalence of urinary incontinence in the United States adult male population and identified associated factors.
  63. ncbi Geriatric patients' preferences for treatment of urinary incontinence: a study of hospitalized, cognitively competent adults aged 80 and older
    Mathias H D Pfisterer
    Bethanien Krankenhaus Geriatric Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2016-22. 2007
    To 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 ..
  64. ncbi 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. 2004
    To assess sex differences in disorder- and patient-specific factors influencing help-seeking behaviour by independently living elderly people with urinary incontinence.
  65. doi Burch colposuspension does not provide any additional benefit to pelvic organ prolapse repair in patients with urinary incontinence: a randomized surgical trial
    Elisabetta Costantini
    Department of Medical Surgical Specialties and Public Health, Section of Urology and Andrology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Urol 180:1007-12. 2008
    We evaluated the impact of Burch colposuspension as an anti-incontinence measure in patients with urinary incontinence undergoing abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse repair.
  66. ncbi [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. 2009
    Despite 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 ..
  67. ncbi Evolution of robotic radical prostatectomy: assessment after 2766 procedures
    Ketan 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...
  68. ncbi Effects of timed voiding for the management of urinary incontinence in adults: systematic review
    Joan 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. 2005
    The aim of this paper is to present a systematic review assessing the effectiveness of timed voiding for the management of urinary incontinence in adults.
  69. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of urinary incontinence: long-term evaluation of the results
    J M Guys
    , , Marseille, France
    J Urol 165:2389-91. 2001
    PURPOSE: 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...
  70. ncbi Long-term continence and patient satisfaction after artificial sphincter implantation for urinary incontinence after prostatectomy
    D 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...
  71. ncbi Posterior reconstruction of the rhabdosphincter allows a rapid recovery of continence after transperitoneal videolaparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Bernardo Rocco
    Division of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 51:996-1003. 2007
    b>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)...
  72. doi A systematic review of overweight and obesity as risk factors and targets for clinical intervention for urinary incontinence in women
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:749-57. 2008
    To 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...
  73. ncbi Fecal and urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery with anal sphincter disruption in an obstetrics unit in the United States
    Dee 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
    ....
  74. pmc Risk of urinary incontinence following prostatectomy: the role of physical activity and obesity
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 183:629-33. 2010
    b>Urinary incontinence is one of the most commonly reported and distressing side effects of radical prostatectomy for prostate carcinoma...
  75. ncbi The standardisation of terminology in lower urinary tract function: report from the standardisation sub-committee of the International Continence Society
    Paul Abrams
    Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Urology 61:37-49. 2003
  76. ncbi Urinary incontinence: sphincter functioning from a urological perspective
    John P F A Heesakkers
    Department of Urology, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Digestion 69:93-101. 2004
    Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a debilitating disorder caused by malfunctioning of the urethral sphincter...
  77. ncbi 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 activity
    Chris Shaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK
    Eur Urol 42:432-40. 2002
    To 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.
  78. ncbi Urinary incontinence and its association with death, nursing home admission, and functional decline
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:712-8. 2004
    To 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).
  79. pmc Geriatric syndromes: clinical, research, and policy implications of a core geriatric concept
    Sharon 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...
  80. ncbi Vaginal pessaries in managing women with pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence: patient characteristics and factors contributing to success
    Lesley 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. 2006
    An 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.
  81. ncbi Management of urinary incontinence in women: scientific review
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 291:986-95. 2004
    b>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.
  82. ncbi Risk factors for urinary incontinence in women
    F Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italia
    Eur Urol 37:637-43. 2000
    To review the epidemiological evidence on risk factors for urinary incontinence (UI) in women.
  83. ncbi The effect of behavioral therapy on urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:72-8. 2002
    To evaluate the effect of a low-intensity behavioral therapy program on urinary incontinence in older women.
  84. ncbi Validity and reliability of an interviewer-administered questionnaire to measure the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms of storage abnormality: the Leicester Urinary Symptom Questionnaire
    C 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...
  85. ncbi Are smoking and other lifestyle factors associated with female urinary incontinence? The Norwegian EPINCONT Study
    Yngvild 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. 2003
    To 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.
  86. ncbi Measuring health-related quality of life in women with urogenital dysfunction: the urogenital distress inventory and incontinence impact questionnaire revisited
    C 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...
  87. pmc Urodynamic characterization of obese women with urinary incontinence undergoing a weight loss program: the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) trial
    Holly 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. 2008
    The 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)..
  88. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape, suprapubic arc sling, and transobturator tape in the treatment of mixed urinary incontinence in women
    Jae 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...
  89. ncbi 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 ..
  90. ncbi A prospective comparison of radical retropubic and robot-assisted prostatectomy: experience in one institution
    A 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...
  91. ncbi Prevalence of urinary incontinence in Korean women:an epidemiologic survey
    Myung Soo Choo
    Department of Urology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1309-15. 2007
    The 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...
  92. pmc The "costs" of urinary incontinence for women
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:908-16. 2006
    To estimate costs of routine care for female urinary incontinence, health-related quality of life, and willingness to pay for incontinence improvement.
  93. doi 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 trial
    Christian 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...
  94. ncbi 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. 2005
    To 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.
  95. doi Comparison of two questionnaires for assessing the severity of urinary incontinence: The ICIQ-UI SF versus the incontinence severity index
    Atle 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. 2009
    To 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.
  96. ncbi Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle exercise therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with urinary incontinence
    Dianne 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).
  97. ncbi Prevalence of urinary incontinence in community dwelling men: a cross sectional nationwide epidemiological survey
    Ananias C Diokno
    Department of Urology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:129-36. 2007
    Epidemiological 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).
  98. ncbi Urinary incontinence in women: diagnosis and management
    Natalia Price
    Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
    Practitioner 254:27-32, 2-3. 2010
    b>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...
  99. ncbi 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. 2008
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made urinary incontinence (UI) a quality indicator as part of the Nursing Home Quality Initiative (NHQI)...
  100. doi Comparison of the effects of episiotomy and no episiotomy on pain, urinary incontinence, and sexual function 3 months postpartum: a prospective follow-up study
    Shiow 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...
  101. pmc The association between diabetes mellitus and urinary incontinence in adult women
    Yenal 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. 2009
    The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship of diabetes mellitus and urinary incontinence in adult women.

Research Grants92

  1. Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients
    Amy 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%...
  2. Iowa Pelvic Floor Disorders Clinical Trials Network
    Karl Kreder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Urge and mixed urinary incontinence are common conditions, affecting 10-20% of American women. While several treatment modalities exist, pharmacotherapy remains the mainstay of treatment...
  3. Natural History of Stress, Urge and Mixed Urinary Incontinence in Women
    VATCHE MINASSIAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    b>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...
  4. Stem Cell Homing for Treatment of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Margot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Up 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)...
  5. Visualization of Pelvic Floor Reflexes
    CHRISTOS EURIPIDES CONSTANTINOU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Female urinary incontinence has been recently termed a "silent epidemic", requiring systematic attention and a multidisciplinary approach towards economically ameliorating its impact...
  6. MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL STUDY OF COLLAGEN IN PROLAPSE
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
    DESCRIPTION (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...
  7. PRIDE: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet & Exercise
    Deborah Grady; Fiscal Year: 2007
    b>Urinary incontinence Is a commonproblem among women that causesdistress, diminished quality of life and dramatic limitations in daily functioning...
  8. Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients
    Amy 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%...
  9. Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients
    Amy 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%...
  10. Hormones and Female Urinary Incontinence
    Tom Lue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    It is estimated that 100 million men and women are affected by urinary incontinence (UI)...
  11. Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Ingrid 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...
  12. Mechanisms of Female Urinary Incontinence in Diabetes
    Margot 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 ..
  13. Natural History of Stress, Urge and Mixed Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Vatche A Minassian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    b>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...
  14. Regeneration of the Lower Urinary Tract in Nonhuman Primates
    James 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 ..
  15. Collagenolysis and Elastolysis in Urinary Incontinence
    Bertha Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    b>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...
  16. MUSCLE CELLS MEDIATED GENE THERAPY FOR INCONTINENCE
    Michael Chancellor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    b>Urinary incontinence is a major health care problem in the United States and an area of high priority for NIDDK...
  17. Regeneration of the Lower Urinary Tract in Nonhuman Primates
    James 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 ..
  18. URINE LOSS AND PROLAPSE IN NUNS AND THEIR PAROUS SISTERS
    GUNHILDE BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..b>Urinary incontinence (UT) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are common health problems in older women, for which the etiologies ..
  19. Combined Behavioral and Drug Treatment of Overactive Bladder in Men
    Kathryn Burgio; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Therefore, this study will yield important information related to optimizing treatment of OAB in men. ..
  20. Combined Behavioral and Drug Treatment of Overactive Bladder in Men
    KATHRYN LARSEN BURGIO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, this study will yield important information related to optimizing treatment of OAB in men. ..
  21. Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Ingrid 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...
  22. Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Francine Grodstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    This 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 ..
  23. Risk Factors for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Francine Grodstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This 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 ..
  24. Neurophysiology and Biomechanics of Urethra in Stress Urinary Incontinence
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Stress 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...
  25. Developmental plasticity of micturation reflexes
    MARGARET 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. ..
  26. Developmental plasticity of micturation reflexes
    MARGARET 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. ..
  27. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer 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...
  28. URINARY INCONTINENCE--REPRODUCTIVE/HORMONAL RISK FACTORS
    David Thom; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..determine the association between specific childbirth (parturition) events, hysterectomy, hormone use and urinary incontinence (UI) in later life...
  29. COLLAGENOLYSIS AS FUNCTION OF MMPS IN INCONTINENT WOMEN
    MARY POLAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (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...