stress urinary incontinence

Summary

Summary: The involuntary discharge of urine as a result of anatomic displacement which exerts an opening pull on the bladder orifice. It often occurs during coughing or other forceful stresses. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Surgical intervention for complications of tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 169:570-4. 2003
  2. ncbi Nonsurgical, radiofrequency collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence: retrospective 3-year evaluation
    Rodney A Appell
    Baylor College of Medicine, Scott Department of Urology, 6560 Fannin Street, Suite 2100, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:455-61. 2007
  3. ncbi Nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence in women: 12-month results from a prospective long-term study
    Denise M Elser
    Illinois Urogynecology Ltd, Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:56-62. 2009
  4. ncbi Periurethral injection of autologous adipose-derived stem cells for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy: report of two initial cases
    Tokunori Yamamoto
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Urol 17:75-82. 2010
  5. ncbi Pelvic floor disorders, diabetes, and obesity in women: findings from the Kaiser Permanente Continence Associated Risk Epidemiology Study
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena CA 91101, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2536-41. 2007
  6. ncbi A cross-sectional study of knowledge and practice of pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and associated symptoms of stress urinary incontinence in North-East Scotland
    Heather M Whitford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Midwifery 23:204-17. 2007
  7. pmc Animal models of female stress urinary incontinence
    Adonis Hijaz
    Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 179:2103-10. 2008
  8. ncbi Estrogen receptor in pelvic floor tissues in patients with stress urinary incontinence
    Lan Zhu
    Dept of O G, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, 100730, Beijing, P R of China
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:340-3. 2004
  9. ncbi Urinary stress incontinence among obese women: review of pathophysiology therapy
    J M Cummings
    University of South Alabama, Mobile, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 11:41-4. 2000
  10. ncbi Transurethral radiofrequency energy collagen micro-remodeling for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
    Rodney A Appell
    Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:331-6. 2006

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Publications344 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Surgical intervention for complications of tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 169:570-4. 2003
    The tension-free vaginal tape procedure has become a state of the art operation for female stress urinary incontinence. Cases of complications requiring surgical revision are reported to be rare...
  2. ncbi Nonsurgical, radiofrequency collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence: retrospective 3-year evaluation
    Rodney A Appell
    Baylor College of Medicine, Scott Department of Urology, 6560 Fannin Street, Suite 2100, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:455-61. 2007
    Transurethral radiofrequency collagen denaturation, a nonsurgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence, reduces regional dynamic tissue compliance without causing tissue necrosis or gross tissue shrinkage, unlike transvaginal ..
  3. ncbi Nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence in women: 12-month results from a prospective long-term study
    Denise M Elser
    Illinois Urogynecology Ltd, Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:56-62. 2009
    To assess efficacy of nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation (Renessa) in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) caused by bladder outlet hypermobility.
  4. ncbi Periurethral injection of autologous adipose-derived stem cells for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy: report of two initial cases
    Tokunori Yamamoto
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Urol 17:75-82. 2010
    To report a novel cell therapy using autologous adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ADSC) for stress urinary incontinence caused by urethral sphincteric deficiency and the outcomes in two initial cases undergoing periurethral injection of ..
  5. ncbi Pelvic floor disorders, diabetes, and obesity in women: findings from the Kaiser Permanente Continence Associated Risk Epidemiology Study
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena CA 91101, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2536-41. 2007
    We examined associations between obesity and diabetes and female pelvic floor disorders (PFDs), stress urinary incontinence (SUI), overactive bladder (OAB), and anal incontinence (AI) in community-dwelling women.
  6. ncbi A cross-sectional study of knowledge and practice of pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and associated symptoms of stress urinary incontinence in North-East Scotland
    Heather M Whitford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Midwifery 23:204-17. 2007
    ..levels of knowledge about pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy; reported practice of pelvic floor exercises in pregnancy; and prevalence of stress urinary incontinence in a sample of women in the third trimester of pregnancy.
  7. pmc Animal models of female stress urinary incontinence
    Adonis Hijaz
    Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 179:2103-10. 2008
    Urinary incontinence affects 40% of women in the United States and stress urinary incontinence accounts for a large portion of affected patients...
  8. ncbi Estrogen receptor in pelvic floor tissues in patients with stress urinary incontinence
    Lan Zhu
    Dept of O G, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, 100730, Beijing, P R of China
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:340-3. 2004
    ..presence of estrogen receptor (ER) and its possible etiological relationship with the development of stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  9. ncbi Urinary stress incontinence among obese women: review of pathophysiology therapy
    J M Cummings
    University of South Alabama, Mobile, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 11:41-4. 2000
    Obesity is a common condition among women in developed countries and has a major impact on stress urinary incontinence. Women suffering from obesity manifest increased intra-abdominal pressures, which adversely stress the pelvic floor ..
  10. ncbi Transurethral radiofrequency energy collagen micro-remodeling for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
    Rodney A Appell
    Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:331-6. 2006
    This prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial was performed to demonstrate the 12 months safety and efficacy of transurethral radiofrequency energy (RF) collagen micro-remodeling in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  11. ncbi The very obese woman and the very old woman: tension-free vaginal tape for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Dan Hellberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Falun Hospital, 791 82, Falun, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:423-9. 2007
    ..1% in the very obese. The cure rate for urinary incontinence with tension-free vaginal tape in women above 75 years of age and in women with a BMI above 35 was acceptable, but lower as compared to the remaining study population...
  12. ncbi Comparison of 20-minute pad test versus 1-hour pad test in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Wen Yih Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine and National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Urology 68:764-8. 2006
    To compare the sensitivity of the 20-minute pad test with that of the 1-hour pad test in women with stress urinary incontinence.
  13. ncbi Tape functionality: sonographic tape characteristics and outcome after TVT incontinence surgery
    Jacek Kociszewski
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Lutheran Hospital Hagen Huspe, Hagen, Germany
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:485-90. 2008
    ..To investigate tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) position and shape using ultrasound (US) and correlate the findings to outcome...
  14. ncbi The use of synthetic sub-urethral slings in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
    Andrew Feifer
    Urology Department, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2, Canada
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1087-95. 2007
    ..literature regarding the use of synthetic suburethral sling products for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Products currently implanted are examined and scrutinized, and evidence regarding their efficacy and ..
  15. ncbi Clitoral blood flow changes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: pilot study on TVT Versus TOT procedures
    Salvatore Caruso
    Department of Microbiological and Gynecological Science, University of Catania School of Medicine, Catania, Italy
    Urology 70:554-7. 2007
    To study the effects of mini-invasive surgery using the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure and the transobturator tape (TOT) procedure in modifying clitoral blood flow in women affected by stress urinary incontinence.
  16. pmc Molecular mechanisms related to parturition-induced stress urinary incontinence
    Guiting Lin
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1213-22. 2009
    The molecular mechanisms underlying stress urinary incontinence (SUI) at the tissue level are poorly understood.
  17. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence
    Jeanette S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:715-23. 2006
    ..Because treatments differ, urge incontinence should be distinguished from stress incontinence. To make this distinction, current guidelines recommend an extensive evaluation that is too time-consuming for primary care practice...
  18. ncbi Randomized control trial of hand acupuncture for female stress urinary incontinence
    Jung Hyo Kim
    Chosun Nursing College, 375 Seosuk dong, Dong Gu, Gwangju 501 759, Korea
    Acupunct Electrother Res 33:179-92. 2008
    This study was designed to evaluate the effect of Hand acupuncture treatment on the stress urinary incontinence of 52 women randomly assigned to Experimental hand acupuncture treatment group (n = 25) and Control group (n = 27)...
  19. ncbi Review article: Mid-urethral synthetic slings for female stress urinary incontinence
    Eva D M Fong
    Department of Urology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    BJU Int 106:596-608. 2010
    ..synthetic slings (MUSS) have grown in acceptance and popularity to gain a foremost position in stress urinary incontinence (SUI) surgery...
  20. ncbi The management of stress urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy
    M Peyromaure
    Service d Urologie, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    BJU Int 90:155-61. 2002
    ..The treatment of persistent stress urinary incontinence is mainly based on surgery, as this type of incontinence usually does not respond to physiotherapy and ..
  21. ncbi Intermediate-term results, up to 4 years, of a bone-anchored male perineal sling for treating male stress urinary incontinence after prostate surgery
    Miguel Guimarães
    Department of Urology, Hospital Sao Joao, Portugal
    BJU Int 103:500-4. 2009
    To examine the intermediate-term outcome (up to 4 years) of a bone-anchored perineal sling (InVance(TM), American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MN, USA) in men with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after prostate surgery.
  22. ncbi Effects of acupuncture on abdominal leak point pressure and c-Fos expression in the brain of rats with stress urinary incontinence
    In Myong Chung
    Department of Anatomy Meridian, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyungwon University, Seongnam 461 701, South Korea
    Neurosci Lett 439:18-23. 2008
    b>Stress urinary incontinence leads to the involuntary loss of urine during abdominal strain caused by sneezing, laughing, and coughing...
  23. ncbi Complications of the AdVance transobturator male sling in the treatment of male stress urinary incontinence
    Ricarda M Bauer
    Department of Urology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Urology 75:1494-8. 2010
    To evaluate prospectively the complication rate of the retrourethral transobturator sling (AdVance sling) for the functional treatment of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  24. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women with low-pressure urethra
    Michele Meschia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale G Fornaroli, Via Al Donatore di Sangue 52, 20013 Magenta, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 122:118-21. 2005
    ..To assess the results of TVT in patients with urinary stress incontinence, urethral hypermobility, and low-pressure urethra...
  25. ncbi The association of diet and other lifestyle factors with overactive bladder and stress incontinence: a longitudinal study in women
    H M Dallosso
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BJU Int 92:69-77. 2003
    ..Studies have suggested relationships between different aspects of lifestyle and symptoms of urinary incontinence, but there is a lack of firm evidence about their role in its cause...
  26. ncbi Long-term efficacy of the bone-anchored male sling for moderate and severe stress urinary incontinence
    Maude Carmel
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Department of Urology, Quebec, Canada
    BJU Int 106:1012-6. 2010
    To present a prospective long-term evaluation of the bone-anchored male sling (InVance™, American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MN, USA) for patients with moderate to severe stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after prostate surgery
  27. pmc Treatment of stress urinary incontinence with adipose tissue-derived stem cells
    Guiting Lin
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cytotherapy 12:88-95. 2010
    Effective treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is lacking. This study investigated whether transplantation of adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ADSC) can treat SUI in a rat model.
  28. ncbi Levator trauma after vaginal delivery
    Hans Peter Dietz
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, and University of Sydney, Western Clinical School, Nepean Campus, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 106:707-12. 2005
    ..We intended to define the incidence of major trauma to the pubovisceral muscle...
  29. ncbi Minimum 24-month followup of the sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Tanya M Nazemi
    Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 179:596-9. 2008
    The SPARC procedure is a retropubic approach for the placement of a synthetic polypropylene sling for stress urinary incontinence. Although the approach appears to be efficacious, there still exist limited long-term data...
  30. ncbi Use of in-office anesthesia during non-surgical radiofrequency collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence
    W Glen Wells
    Alabama Research Center, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1279-84. 2007
    ..efficacy of non-surgical, transurethral radiofrequency (RF) collagen denaturation for treating female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to hypermobility...
  31. ncbi New objective measures to quantify stress urinary incontinence in a novel durable animal model of intrinsic sphincter deficiency
    Larissa V Rodriguez
    The Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Dept of Urology, 924 Westwood Blvd, Ste 520, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 288:R1332-8. 2005
    Existing animal models of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) are limited because of the low rate of incontinence seen in the animals and to their relatively low durability...
  32. ncbi Transurethral delivery of radiofrequency energy for tissue micro-remodeling in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Mariano Sotomayor
    Department of Urology, Salvador Zubiran National Nutrition Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:373-9. 2003
    ..energy (RFe) tissue micro-remodeling of the proximal urethra and bladder outlet in patients with stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  33. ncbi Transurethral polydimethylsiloxane implantation: a valid option for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency without urethral hypermobility
    Marzio Angelo Zullo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Bio Medico University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 173:898-902. 2005
    ..evaluated the 5-year followup results of periurethral polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) injection for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) secondary to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) without hypermobility of the vesicourethral ..
  34. ncbi Comparison of the quality of life after nonsurgical radiofrequency energy tissue micro-remodeling in premenopausal and postmenopausal women with moderate-to-severe stress urinary incontinence
    John P Lenihan
    Tacoma Women s Specialist, WA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1995-8; discussion 1999-2001. 2005
    ..replacement therapy (HRT) on incontinence quality of life (I-QOL) score improvement in women with moderate-to-severe stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after nonsurgical, transurethral radiofrequency energy (RF) tissue micro-remodeling.
  35. ncbi 1-year follow-up of autologous muscle-derived stem cell injection pilot study to treat stress urinary incontinence
    L K Carr
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:881-3. 2008
    We hereby report a 1-year follow-up on eight women in the first North America trial in which stress urinary incontinence (SUI) was treated with muscle-derived stem cell injections. Mean and median follow-up in this group was 16...
  36. ncbi Systematic review and economic modelling of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of non-surgical treatments for women with stress urinary incontinence
    M Imamura
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-188, iii-iv. 2010
    To assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of non-surgical treatments for women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) through systematic review and economic modelling.
  37. ncbi Adult stem cell therapy of female stress urinary incontinence
    Michael Mitterberger
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Urol 53:169-75. 2008
    ..To investigate the efficacy of transurethral ultrasound (TUUS)-guided injections of autologous myoblasts and fibroblasts in women with incontinence...
  38. ncbi A nationwide analysis of complications associated with the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure
    Nina Kuuva
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FIN 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:72-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the therapy-associated morbidity of all patients who underwent a TVT operation in Finland by the end of the year 1999...
  39. ncbi Factors predictive of urinary retention after a tension-free vaginal tape procedure for female stress urinary incontinence
    Bumsik Hong
    Department of Urology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Urol 170:852-6. 2003
    We performed this study to evaluate factors related to urinary retention after a tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure for female stress urinary incontinence.
  40. ncbi Urodynamic measures do not predict stress continence outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in selected women
    Charles W Nager
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Urol 179:1470-4. 2008
    We determined the prognostic value of preoperative urodynamic results in patients with stress urinary incontinence.
  41. ncbi Overactive bladder symptoms: do we need urodynamics?
    G Alessandro Digesu
    Department of Urogynaecology, King s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:105-8. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether the urodynamic diagnosis is useful in the management of women with symptoms of an overactive bladder (OAB)...
  42. ncbi Genetic influence on stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 54:918-22. 2008
    To determine the genetic and environmental influence on the liability for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse surgery.
  43. ncbi An ambulatory surgical procedure under local anesthesia for treatment of female urinary incontinence
    U Ulmsten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 7:81-5; discussion 85-6. 1996
    ..Prospective long-term studies including more patients are in progress to establish the definitive place of this technique in the clinical routine...
  44. ncbi Systematic review: efficacy of silicone microimplants (Macroplastique) therapy for stress urinary incontinence in adult women
    Ph H ter Meulen
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 44:573-82. 2003
    To assess the efficacy of silicone microimplants (Macroplastique; polydimethylsiloxane) therapy for stress urinary incontinence in adult women, using a systematic review of identified studies.
  45. ncbi Muscle derived stem cell therapy for stress urinary incontinence
    Marc C Smaldone
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 5th Avenue, Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3232, USA
    World J Urol 26:327-32. 2008
    The aim of this article is to discuss the potential of muscle-derived stem cells (MDSCs) for rhabdosphincter regeneration and to review the early clinical experiences with its application in patients with stress urinary incontinence.
  46. ncbi Long-term efficacy of tension-free vaginal tape in the management of stress urinary incontinence in women: efficacy at 5- and 7-year follow-up
    A Liapis
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieio Hospital, University of Athens, N Paritsi 9A, N Psichiko, 15451, Athens, Greece
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1509-12. 2008
    ..TVT operation is an effective and safe minimally invasive procedure for the management of urodynamic stress incontinence in women without significant cystocele in the long-term follow-up. The 10- and 20-year results are awaited...
  47. ncbi Effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape compared with transobturator tape in women with stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency: a randomized controlled trial
    Lore Schierlitz
    Department of Urogynecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1253-61. 2008
    To compare efficacy of transobturator tape with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women with intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
  48. ncbi Pre-operative opening detrusor pressure is predictive of detrusor overactivity following TVT in patients with pre-operative mixed urinary incontinence
    D C Panayi
    Department of Urogynaecology, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:82-5. 2009
    ..To determine if specific pre-operative urodynamic parameters could predict detrusor overactivity following TVT in patients with urodynamic mixed incontinence...
  49. ncbi The tension-free vaginal tape reviewed: an evidence-based review from inception to current status
    Michelle J Atherton
    King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women and University of Western Australia, School of Women s and Infants Health, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
    BJOG 112:534-46. 2005
  50. ncbi [Transobturator urethral suspension: mini-invasive procedure in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women]
    E Delorme
    Prog Urol 11:1306-13. 2001
    Transobturator tape is an artificial tape designed for urethral suspension to treat female stress urinary incontinence. This tape has two original features: its non-woven polypropylene structure is coated with silicone on the urethral ..
  51. ncbi Macroplastique implantation system for female stress urinary incontinence: long-term follow-up
    José Tadeu Nunes Tamanini
    Prevention and Treatment State Center of Voiding Dysfunctions, Jau, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endourol 20:1082-6. 2006
    ..the 60-month outcome of the Macroplastique Implantation System (MIS) for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) caused by intrinsic sphincter deficiency evaluated by objective and subjective measures, ..
  52. ncbi Prevalence and correlation of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder in Taiwanese women
    Gin Den Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chung Shan Medical and Dental College Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:109-17. 2003
    ..We also assessed the influences of these conditions on quality of life and associated risk factors...
  53. ncbi Demands and properties of alloplastic implants for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Uwe Klinge
    Applied Medical Engineering, Helmholtz Institute, RWTH Aachen University, and Surgical Department, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:349-59. 2007
    Surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence changed dramatically with the introduction of the tension-free vaginal tape...
  54. ncbi [Long term follow-up of the tendinous urethral support: an anatomical approach for stress urinary incontinence]
    P Palma
    División de Urología Feminina, Universidad Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Actas Urol Esp 31:759-63. 2007
    Sling procedures have been around for decades in the management female stress urinary incontinence (SUI), but only in the past decade they have become the preferred technique...
  55. ncbi Advancements in minimally invasive treatments for female stress urinary incontinence: radiofrequency and bulking agents
    Roger Dmochowski
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Room A1302, Medical Center North, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 4:350-5. 2003
    ..This profile may provide application of this method of therapy to an in-office treatment setting, precluding hospitalization and substantially decreasing convalescence times...
  56. ncbi Medical management of stress urinary incontinence: is there a future?
    Daniel J Caruso
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1611 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:401-7. 2009
    b>Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a common problem among women worldwide. Multiple treatment modalities exist, ranging from physiotherapy to surgery...
  57. pmc Two-year outcomes after sacrocolpopexy with and without burch to prevent stress urinary incontinence
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:49-55. 2008
    ..To report anatomic and functional outcomes 2 years after sacrocolpopexy in stress-continent women with or without prophylactic Burch colposuspension...
  58. ncbi The safety of the inside-out transobturator approach for transvaginal tape (TVT-O) treatment in stress urinary incontinence: French registry data on 984 women
    Pierre Collinet
    clinique de gynécologie, Jeanne de Flandre Hospital CHRU Lille, 2 Avenue Oscar Lambret, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:711-5. 2008
    ..safety of the inside-out transobturator approach for transvaginal tape (TVT-O, Gynaecare) treatment in stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women based on a French registry of patients...
  59. ncbi Clinical and pathophysiological correlates of the symptom severity of stress urinary incontinence
    Jenn Ming Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int Urogynecol J 21:637-43. 2010
    The pathophysiology of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is multifactorial. The aim of this study was to explore the factor determining the symptom severity of SUI.
  60. ncbi Comparison of three disease-specific quality-of-life questionnaires (Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Incontinence Quality of Life and King's Health Questionnaire) in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Seung June Oh
    Departments of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:66-71. 2007
    To examine the impact of stress urinary incontinence (UI) on quality of life (QOL) using three disease-specific QOL instruments and compare the results obtained with these instruments.
  61. ncbi The distribution of different surgical types for female stress urinary incontinence among patients' age, surgeons' specialties and hospital accreditations in Taiwan: a descriptive 10-year nationwide study
    Ming Ping Wu
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chi Mei Foundation Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1639-46. 2008
    This study aims to identify the changing trends of different surgical types for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and the distribution amongst various providers' characteristics...
  62. ncbi How important is TVT location?
    Hans Peter Dietz
    Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:904-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate tape position and mobility and correlate this with postoperative symptoms of bladder dysfunction...
  63. ncbi Minimally invasive therapies for female stress urinary incontinence: the current status of bioinjectables/new devices (adjustable continence therapy, urethral submucosal collagen denaturation by radiofrequency)
    Simone Crivellaro
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:466-78. 2009
    ..this review is to provide an update on the current status of evolving minimally invasive therapies for stress urinary incontinence. Bioinjectables have been available for some time and their current status is reviewed...
  64. ncbi Long-term follow-up of single versus double cuff artificial urinary sphincter insertion for the treatment of severe postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence
    R Corey O'Connor
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Urology 71:90-3. 2008
    To assess the long-term effectiveness and complications associated with single and double cuff artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) implantation for the treatment of severe postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  65. ncbi The costs and benefits of physiotherapy as first-line treatment for female stress urinary incontinence
    Patricia B Neumann
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adeliade
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:416-21. 2005
    To evaluate the costs and benefits of physiotherapy for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in Australia.
  66. ncbi Sexual function after surgery for stress urinary incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse: a multicenter prospective study
    Rebecca G Rogers
    University of New Mexico and Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:206-10. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to assess sexual function in women after surgery for stress urinary incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse (UI/POP) at 3 and 6 months with the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Urinary Incontinence Sexual ..
  67. ncbi Urinary complications and sexual function after the tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Chafika Mazouni
    Urology Department, Salvator Hospital, Marseille, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:955-61. 2004
    The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate urinary and sexual function after the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) support procedure for stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  68. ncbi Sexual function after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: vaginal sling versus Burch colposuspension
    Filiz Cayan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mersin School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:31-6. 2008
    We prospectively investigated the effect of surgery for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) on sexual function and also compared preoperative and postoperative sexual functions according to vaginal or abdominal surgery for SUI.
  69. ncbi Endoscopic silicone injection for female stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency: impact of coexisting urethral mobility on treatment outcome
    Mesut Grdal
    Department of Urology, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Urology 60:1016-9. 2002
    To evaluate periurethral silicone injection in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) and assess whether coexisting urethral hypermobility has an impact on treatment outcome.
  70. ncbi Measuring outcomes of importance to women with stress urinary incontinence
    L Ternent
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 116:719-25. 2009
    To provide evidence on outcomes of importance to women who have stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  71. ncbi Twenty-minute pad test: comparison of infusion of 250 ml of water with strong-desire amount in the bladder in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Wen Yih Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Pan Chiao, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:121-5. 2008
    The objective was to compare the sensitivity of the 20-min pad test by infusion of 250 ml of water with the strong-desire amount in the bladder in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  72. ncbi Prevalence of comorbid psychiatric illness and its impact on symptom perception, quality of life, and functional status in women with urinary incontinence
    Jennifer L Melville
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195 6460, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:80-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and impact of major depression and panic disorder in women with urinary incontinence...
  73. ncbi Outcome of mid-urethral sling procedures in Korean women with stress urinary incontinence according to body mass index
    Ja Hyeon Ku
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Urol 13:379-84. 2006
    The objective of this study was to determine whether the outcome of mid-urethral sling procedures is influenced by the body mass index of Korean women suffering from stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  74. ncbi Postural activity of the pelvic floor muscles is delayed during rapid arm movements in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Michelle D Smith
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, 4072, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:901-11. 2007
    ..In both groups, PF EMG decreased and abdominal and ES EMG increased when the bladder was moderately full. These findings would be expected to have negative consequences for continence and lumbopelvic stability in women with incontinence...
  75. ncbi Randomized trial of circular muscle versus pelvic floor training for stress urinary incontinence in women
    M Liebergall-Wischnitzer
    Henrietta Szold Hadassah Hebrew University School of Nursing, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:377-85. 2009
    Conservative management, such as pelvic floor muscle training (PMFT), is commonly recommended as first-line therapy for women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  76. ncbi Elastolytic activity in women with stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Bertha Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5317, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:119-26. 2004
    ..supportive tissues is thought to be a contributing etiology in female pelvic floor disorders such as stress urinary incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse (SUI/POP)...
  77. ncbi Surgery for stress urinary incontinence in the United States: does race play a role?
    Aparna D Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1085-92. 2008
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, demographics and complications of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) surgery across races in the United States (US) in 2003...
  78. ncbi Relationship between stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    S W Bai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:256-60; discussion 260. 2002
    We investigated the objective coexisting rate of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, and also compared the treatment outcomes in patients who had both conditions, treated by a corrective operation on the basis of a ..
  79. ncbi Long-term efficacy of duloxetine in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Richard C Bump
    Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA
    BJU Int 102:214-8. 2008
    ..long-term, open-label studies, as the efficacy of duloxetine 40-mg twice daily for treating women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for up to 3 months has been established in several randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials.
  80. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of stress urinary incontinence during pregnancy: a survey at UNICAMP Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil
    K P Scarpa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:219-23. 2006
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women in the third trimester of pregnancy...
  81. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of preoperative testing (basic office assessment vs. urodynamics) for stress urinary incontinence in women
    A M Weber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    BJU Int 89:356-63. 2002
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  82. ncbi Pelvic floor muscle training is effective in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, but how does it work?
    Kari Bø
    Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education, PB 4014, Ulleval Stadion, 0806, Oslo, Norway
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:76-84. 2004
    ..To date there are RCTs and basic anatomy studies to support the first two concepts only...
  83. ncbi Short-term impact of tension-free vaginal tape obturator procedure on sexual function in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Hui Hsuan Lau
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Sex Med 7:1578-84. 2010
    ..The tension-free vaginal tape obturator (TVT-O) procedure is one of the most commonly used anti-incontinence surgeries, but little is known about its impact on sexual function...
  84. ncbi Vaginal tape erosion following transobturator tape (TOT) operation for stress urinary incontinence
    B A Onyeka
    Department of Urogynaecology, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust, Huddersfield, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:802-3. 2006
    ..We suggest the use of larger pore sized tapes to decrease the occurrence of vaginal tape erosion...
  85. ncbi Duloxetine, a serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    Paramananthan Mariappan
    Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur Urol 51:67-74. 2007
    Surgery and pelvic floor muscle training are established methods for treating stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  86. ncbi Burden of male stress urinary incontinence: a survey among urologists in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:915-7. 2009
    To determine the burden of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in Japan and to identify candidates for artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) implantation.
  87. ncbi [New Single-Incision Sling System MiniArc in treatment of the female stress urinary incontinence]
    O Sottner
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika 1 LF UK a FN Na Bulovce, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 75:101-4. 2010
    The aim of this paper is to introduce the new Single-Incision Sling System MiniArc in treatment of the female stress urinary incontinence.
  88. ncbi Suburethral sling inserted by the transobturator route in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: preliminary results in 117 cases
    Jean Pierre Spinosa
    Unité de périnéololgie, Hopitaux Universitaries de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 123:212-7. 2005
    ..Assessment of the transobturator out-in technique in the treatment of female urinary incontinence...
  89. ncbi Role of vasoactive intestinal peptide and pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide in the vaginal wall of women with stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Xinru Hong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fuzhou General Hospital, Fuzhou, Fujian 350025, People s Republic of China
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1151-7. 2008
    ..that some neuropeptides from pelvic floor tissue might be involved in the pathological progress of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women...
  90. ncbi Treatment of postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence using a minimally invasive adjustable continence balloon device, ProACT: results of a preliminary, multicenter, pilot study
    Thierry Lebret
    Department of Urology, Hopital Foch, Suresnes, France
    Urology 71:256-60. 2008
    To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new minimally invasive device, Adjustable Continence Therapy (ProACT) for patients with postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  91. ncbi Physiotherapy for persistent postnatal stress urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Chantale Dumoulin
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 104:504-10. 2004
    The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of multimodal supervised physiotherapy programs with the absence of treatment among women with persistent postnatal stress urinary incontinence.
  92. ncbi Female sexual function after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: transobturator suburethral tape vs. tension-free vaginal tape obturator
    Henk Willem Elzevier
    Leiden University Medical Center Urology, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 5:400-6. 2008
    ..Studies on the influence on sexual function as a result of these procedures are limited...
  93. ncbi Review of transobturator and retropubic tape procedures for stress urinary incontinence
    Pallavi M Latthe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Birmingham Women s NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:331-6. 2008
    ..transobturator route (inside-out technique; outside-in technique) have been adopted for treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The aim of this review is to assess the recent evidence on effectiveness and complications of these ..
  94. ncbi Evaluation of tension-free vaginal tape procedure. Its safety and efficacy in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence during the learning phase
    T Lebret
    Department of Urology, Hospital Foch, Suresnes, France
    Eur Urol 40:543-7. 2001
    ..vaginal tape (TVT), a new surgical procedure, performed during the learning phase for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. MATERIAL AND METHODS: One-hundred consecutive patients underwent surgery, between June 1998 and ..
  95. ncbi The role of neutrophil elastase in elastin metabolism of pelvic tissues from women with stress urinary incontinence
    Bertha Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:274-9. 2007
    Altered elastin metabolism is implicated in pelvic floor disorders. We studied neutrophil elastase (NE) and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) activities in vaginal tissues from premenopausal women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
  96. ncbi Polypropylene sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    L V Rodriguez
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 58:783-5. 2001
    INTRODUCTION: Sling procedures have been used successfully for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Using similar surgical principles to the cadaveric fascia sling, we describe the placement of a thinly woven Prolene mesh under ..
  97. ncbi Combined genitourinary prolapse repair and prophylactic tension-free vaginal tape in women with severe prolapse and occult stress urinary incontinence: preliminary results
    D Gordon
    Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Urology 58:547-50. 2001
    ..severe genitourinary prolapse are considered to be at high risk of developing postoperative symptomatic stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  98. ncbi Microarray analysis of differentially expressed genes in vaginal tissues from women with stress urinary incontinence compared with asymptomatic women
    Bertha Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5317, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:22-9. 2006
    The pathophysiology of pelvic floor dysfunction resulting in stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women is complex. Evidence suggests that there is also a genetic predisposition towards SUI...
  99. ncbi Diagnosis and management of adult female stress urinary incontinence: guidelines for clinical practice from the French College of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians
    Xavier Fritel
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, CHU Jean Bernard, F 86021 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 151:14-9. 2010
    ..In cases of pure stress urinary incontinence, urodynamic investigations are not essential prior to surgery provided the clinical assessment is fully ..
  100. ncbi Quality of life in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Sharon L Tennstedt
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:543-9. 2007
    ..and demographic factors associated with incontinence-related quality of life (QoL) in 655 women with stress urinary incontinence who elected surgical treatment...
  101. ncbi [Outpatient surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence]
    Pedro Navalón Verdejo
    Servicio de Urologia, Consorcio Hospital General Universitario Valencia, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 58:915-22; discussion 923-4. 2005
    To evaluate the results of the outpatient surgical treatment of genuine female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) over a five year period since the integration of the Department of Urology in the Ambulatory Surgery Unit at our hospital "..

Research Grants62

  1. Stem Cell Homing for Treatment of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Margot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. experience female pelvic floor disorders (FPFD): stress urinary incontinence (SUI), fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)...
  2. Tissue recovery in the pathophysiology of stress urinary incontinence
    Adonis K Hijaz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects approximately 35% of women over the age of 40 and carries a large social, medical and personal burden...
  3. Regenerative Adjuvant Therapy for Stress Urinary Incontinence
    Margot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the involuntary urine leakage on effort or exertion and is the most common form of urinary incontinence...
  4. Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research
    Holly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..therapy and a randomized trial studying the utility of urodynamics in women undergoing surgery for stress urinary incontinence (funded through NICHD and NIDDK, U01 awards)...
  5. Mechanism and Prevention of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
    Tom F Lue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stress urinary incontinence affects millions of women in the United States and has substantial negative effects on quality of life...
  6. Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN)
    Karl J Kreder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and urodynamically-defined LUTD, including detrusor overactivity with or without urge incontinence, stress urinary incontinence and obstruction...
  7. Regeneration of the Pelvic and Urethral Supports by Muscle Derived Stem Cells
    Matthew Ho; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of pelvic muscles, such as levator ani, urethral supports and urethral sphincter, are responsible for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women...
  8. Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Ingrid E Nygaard; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..case-control studies, are to determine, after adjusting for confounders, whether 1) moderate to severe stress urinary incontinence, defined by a validated questionnaire, and 2) pelvic organ prolapse, defined by structured pelvic ..
  9. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer Tash Anger; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..She studied the effect of provider variables on outcomes of incontinence surgery for women with stress urinary incontinence. Her proposed career development project and related coursework will greatly expand her research ..
  10. MECHANISMS OF INCONTINENCE FOLLOWING VAGINAL DISTENSION
    Margot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..two injuries, along with other pelvic floor injuries, are strongly correlated with later development of stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  11. The Urethral Sleeve Sensor_A Novel Method of Measuring Urethral Pressure
    CHARLES WILLIAM NAGER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..When this bladder pressure exceeds urethral pressure, stress urinary incontinence occurs...
  12. Electromechanical Modeling Approach in Assessing Female SUI
    Yingchun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..urethrovaginal support and urethra function in women which are common etiologic factors associated with stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  13. Clinical and Translational Resaerch in the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..clinical trial with 2-year follow-up to study women with MUI who plan surgery for treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Three specific aims are planned for the concept...
  14. Injectable, biocompatible poly (vinyl alcohol) hydrogels for tissue bulking
    Gavin Braithwaite; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects 13 million people in the United States per year [2], and some studies have suggested that at least 2% of healthcare costs result from urinary incontinence [3]..
  15. UAB Continence Treatment Center
    Holly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a comparative effectiveness trial of surgical procedures for the treatment of persistent or recurring stress urinary incontinence (SUI) following a prior continence surgery...
  16. UCSD INCONTINENCE TREATMENT CENTER
    Michael Albo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a comparative effectiveness trial of surgical procedures for the treatment of persistent or recurring stress urinary incontinence (SUI) following a prior continence surgery...
  17. Mechanisms of Female Urinary Incontinence in Diabetes
    Margot Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, women are at increased risk of later development of stress urinary incontinence due to pelvic floor injuries sustained during vaginal delivery of children...
  18. Clinical Trials Network-Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Dirk Kieback; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..that genetic predisposition is important to the development of pelvic floor relaxation - specifically stress urinary incontinence (SUI). There are two principal arms of this proposal, basic science and clinical...
  19. MUSCLE CELLS MEDIATED GENE THERAPY FOR INCONTINENCE
    Michael Chancellor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..grant will explore several new developments using muscle derived stem cells (MDSC) as a treatment of stress urinary incontinence. We were extremely productive during the initial ROl grant funding period and we would like to thank ..
  20. A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PELVIC MUSCLE STRENGTH IN WOMEN
    Neil Cole; Fiscal Year: 2000
    When stress urinary incontinence begins at a young age, often after giving vaginal birth, it initiates a lifelong problem...
  21. WHAT DAMAGE DOES VAGINAL BIRTH CAUSE
    John DeLancey; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of the pelvic floor that occurs at the time of birth is one of, if not the most important cause of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Incontinent women have an odds ratio of 11...
  22. Function and Morphology of the Pelvic Floor Musculature
    Vicki Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of this study is to describe the pelvic floor musculature (PFM) characteristics in women with genuine stress urinary incontinence (GSUI) as compared to a control group of normal, health nulliparous women with no history of GSUI...
  23. MOLECULAR MECHANISM FEMALE STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE
    Tom Lue; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..we have modified and tested the feasibility of developing a reproducible rat model to study female stress urinary incontinence. We have studied the effect of pregnancy and delivery on the ultrastructure and function of the ..
  24. ADVANCED DEVICE TO TREAT FEMALE URINARY INCONTINENCE
    Geoffrey Kotzar; Fiscal Year: 2000
    b>Stress urinary incontinence afflicts 20% of women. The lifetime risk of undergoing a single surgery for either prolapse or incontinence by age 80 is reported to be greater than 11%. For many women, however, surgery is not a viable option...
  25. Tape Mechanical Occlusive Device (TMOD)
    GERALD TIMM; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..occlusive device intended to safely and effectively prevent urinary leakage in males suffering from Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). SUI frequently occurs in males who have undergone surgery to remove their cancerous prostates...
  26. A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PELVIC MUSCLE STRENGTH IN WOMEN
    Neil Cole; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..b>Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects 38% of women over the age of 65 years and over 13 million women in the United States...
  27. The Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network
    Stephen Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Primary Aims of TOMUS are to compare objective and subjective cure rates for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) at 12 and 24 months between the retropubic and transobturator midurethral sling procedures...
  28. Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network
    Halina Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..588 women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) will be enrolled;65 of these women will be from Pittsburgh...
  29. INTRAURETHRAL CONTINENT PROSTHESIS (INCOPRO)
    SANTOSH VENKATESHA; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The predominant type of incontinence is called genuine stress urinary incontinence, which is associated with involuntary loss of urine with coughing, sneezing, or laughing...
  30. INJECTABLE IMPLANTS TO CORRECT URINARY INCONTINENCE
    Asima Pattanaik; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..long term objective is to develop an elastic protein-based polymer implant for the correction of stress urinary incontinence with the result of a stable lone lasting loose, elastic-fiber-containing connective tissue rather than ..
  31. Semi-Automated Urethral Sphincter
    William Krause; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..failed, implantation of an artificial urethral sphincter (AUS) is considered and only for patients with stress urinary incontinence. The Specific Aim of this proposal is to develop, prototype and evaluate an innovative semi-automatic ..
  32. Electro-Mechanical Occlusive Device
    GERALD TIMM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..device intended to safely and effectively prevent urinary leakage in males and females suffering from Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). SUI frequently occurs in males who have undergone surgery to remove their cancerous prostates...
  33. Bioengineered Urethral Augmentation
    David Vorp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) - the involuntary loss of urine secondary to a damaged urethral sphincter mechanism - is ..
  34. MANAGING LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTIONS IN AGING WOMEN
    Molly Dougherty; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..3. To evaluate the effect of a CVM exercise intervention on genuine stress urinary incontinence (SUI). 4. To evaluate the effect of a CVM biofeedback intervention on sensory urgency...
  35. Biomechanics and Function of the Pathologic Urethra
    Rachelle Prantil; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The animal model for stress urinary incontinence will involve birth simulation by vaginally distending a rat with a balloon catheter, and the spinal ..
  36. Translating Science into Innovative Urologic Therapies
    Wendy Leng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2 [Phase I pilot study: urethral injection of autologous muscle derived stem cells for treatment of stress urinary incontinence]...
  37. Functional Tissue Engineering for Stress Incontinence
    Michael Chancellor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..vivo physiological and biomechanical analysis of muscle stem cell based tissue engineering treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). SUI is a significant medical problem affecting approximately 25 million American women 1...
  38. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  39. Patient-Oriented Models for Urinary Function in Women
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] b. To model urinary storage in health and disease [unreadable] c. To model urinary emptying in health and diseas [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Collagenolysis and Elastolysis in Urinary Incontinence
    Bertha Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We hypothesize that stress urinary incontinence (SUI) results from abnormal pelvic collagen and elastin metabolism as a function of differential ..
  41. URINE LOSS AND PROLAPSE IN NUNS AND THEIR PAROUS SISTERS
    GUNHILDE BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our data from a survey study of 149 nulliparous nuns found the same prevalence of stress urinary incontinence (S UT) as was reported for parous women...
  42. Race Differences in Female UI: Epidemiology and Biology
    John DeLancey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Knowledge of these factors can then provide the basis for risk factor identification and the development of preventive strategies appropriate to different racial groups. ..
  43. A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinence
    Catherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Bradley's research career development. Dr. Bradley has the enthusiastic support of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologv and her mentors and collaborators. ..
  44. FOOD FOR LIFE: HEALTHIER MEALS ELDERS CAN LIVE WITH
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..2. To rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of using the package in a workshop in improving participants' diet. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
  45. ADVANCED STAGE CHRONIC DISEASE: SYMPTONS, DISTRESS, CARE
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the study will provide data on the amount, source, and costs of care that will improve planning and coordination of end-of-life care. ..
  46. Limited Access Dataset: The ACTIVE Study
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The Coordinating Center for the ACTIVE trial, the New England Research Institutes, will perform this work. ..
  47. Genetic Determinants of Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Peggy Norton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our application shows that the University of Utah Health Sciences Center combines a unique patient population with experienced clinicians, geneticists, and genetic epidemiologists necessary to this project. ..
  48. Health Services Use: Analysis of ACTIVE Data
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The trial data currently are being archived for public use and are available only to the ACTIVE investigators. ..
  49. Doctor-Older Patient Communication About Alcohol Misuse
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The program can also be used in medical schools and by advance practice nurses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Communicating with Older Drivers: A Web-based Course
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Web-based program will be marketed as a CME product for physicians through NERI's E-commerce Website and the Boston University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Training Program for Geriatric Social Workers
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Limited Access Dataset: ACTIVE Study Phase II
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will make the remainder of the study data available for public use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. ADIPOSE DERIVED STEM CELLS FOR TREATMENT OF INCONTINENCE
    LARISSA RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    b>Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a devastating condition affecting millions of American women...
  56. Beneath the Urologic Iceberg: A Qualitative Study
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  57. Interactive Decision Aid for Advance Care Planning
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Function of the Urethra in Continent Women
    Kimberly Kenton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Normative ranges will be calculated for EMG, current perception thresholds, and urethral pressures for Caucasian and African American women. These data can then be used by other centers as reference data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Communicating to Improve the Quality of Informal Care
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....