For women dealing with stress urinary incontinence due to pelvic organ prolapse, research from Taiwan points to a new treatment. Combining a midurethral sling with a trocar-guided transvaginal mesh surgery may help alleviate the symptoms more effectively than other treatment options. The study followed a pool of 89 patients who had both procedures performed simultaneously […]
Urinary incontinence is the unintentional leakage of urine or loss of bladder control. Incontinence affects millions of Americans, both men and women. Although about half of the older population experiences episodes of incontinence, bladder problems are not a natural consequence of aging. Urinary incontinence can be slightly bothersome or totally debilitating.
Recurrent Acute Cystitsis or “Urinary tract infection” is a common problem and can have many different causes. Usually a simple, sporadic UTI can be treated with a course of antibiotics, but If left untreated can lead to a more serious kidney infection (pyelonephritis), or even sepsis. If a patient experiences three or more UTI’s a […]