Navigation Links
New Procedure Helps Stop Urinary Incontinence

Millions of women, especially moms, suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a condition where sneezing, coughing or even laughing can lead to urine leakage.//

“We try to treat patients with conservative therapies, such as learning better bladder habits, doing Kegel exercises, and addressing problems such as chronic coughing, infections and hormone deficiencies—all of which can make leakage worse,” says Andrew Sambell, M.D., a urologist on the medical staff at Baylor Waxahachie.

But these methods aren’t effective for some women. For them, surgery may be the solution. Baylor Waxahachie is offering a new surgical procedure called tension-free transvaginal tape (TVT). It works by supporting the middle of the urethra—the section most stressed by activities—with a strip of mesh tape.

The minimally invasive procedure typically takes just 30 to 45 minutes, and can be performed with regional or general anesthesia. “The surgery is really well tolerated,” says Jason Brown, M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist on the medical staff at Baylor Waxahachie.

“It usually requires just an overnight hospital stay, and recovery time and pain are minimal. Most women are up and about the next day, and back to work in a few days.”

The procedure boasts a strong success rate. According to Dr. Brown, the procedure alleviates SUI for 90 percent of all people, and 85 percent are still continent after eight years. It’s recommended for women who have finished having children, since the rigors of childbirth can shift the tape.

(Source: ewswise)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief
2. Dental Procedure Reduces Preterm Births
3. Hypnosis Found To Reduce Stress In Children During Medical Procedures
4. Patients Fare Better With Doctors Who Do More Angioplasty Procedures
5. Minimally Invasive Ear Implant Procedures Are Better
6. Diagnostic Procedure For Tuberculosis Made Easy
7. New Procedure Reveals the Secrets of the Brain
8. Cervical Procedures Increase Risk Of Pregnancy Complications
9. Health Minister Plans to Ease Bureaucratic Procedures
10. Are Babies Conceived By Fertility Procedures Safe From Genetic Disorders?
11. Blood Flow to Kidneys Better Restored by Less Invasive Procedures
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... joined as sponsor of the 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in ... in honor of the city’s history as home to some of the world’s leading ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment ... also require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, ... presented a Bronze Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary ... part of the 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. In an effort to ... treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has issued a pain management ... (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which can cause episodes of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ... clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as ... or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche is the ... fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood can aid ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune ... growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable growth ... vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development is ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... PARK RIDGE, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS ... caliber of students receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders ... hands. The 2016 scholarship winners, announced today online at ... refused to let type 1 diabetes stand in the ... Lilly Diabetes has supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: