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Boston Scientific's Urology/Gynecology Products Featured in Studies at International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting

... sling systems used to treat pelvic floor prolapse and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The ... with a transvaginal, trocar-free, grafted prolapse repair kit (Pinnacle(R) Pelvic Floor Repair ... for the management of apical and anterior prolapse repair, providing an overview of the evolution of ...

New Procedure To Correct Pelvic Prolapse Has Faster Recovery, Shorter Hospital Stay

... at Baptist to correct extensive pelvic organ prolapse commonly called "dropped vagina." It is ... past 2 years. Dr. Harris added, "Vaginal prolapse is a common condition many women do not talk ... and effective treatment." Pelvic organ prolapse is caused when pelvic muscles are weakened or ...

Women with mitral valve prolapse are treated less aggressively than men and may be at high risk

... rates in women versus men with mitral valve prolapse and severe leakage may be related to the ... Annals of Internal Medicine . Mitral valve prolapse affects approximately 150 million people ... move blood forward without leakage. Mitral valve prolapse occurs when the leaflets and supporting cords of ...

Family history places women at risk of pelvic organ prolapse, SLU research finds

... ST. LOUIS -- Pelvic organ prolapse a tear or weakness in a womans pelvic floor ... with a family member who has had a hernia or prolapse two conditions that cause internal organs to ... through a body opening are more likely to develop prolapse themselves, says Mary McLennan, M.D., director of ...

Kaiser Permanente Study Shows One-Third of Women Have Overactive Bladder, Incontinence or Other Pelvic Floor Disorders

... in 15 experiencing moderate to severe symptoms. Over a woman's lifetime, 11 percent are likely to have pelvic surgery for urinary incontinence and/or prolapse while 29 percent will have multiple surgeries for pelvic floor disorders, according to previous studies published in Neurological Urodynamics and ...

Specialized Care Essential for Women With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Pregnancy

... treated through the Heart Disease and Pregnancy program include mitral regurgitation, aortic regurgitation, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, mitral valve prolapse and intracardiac shunts such as atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects. For more information about the program, please visit ...

Men with bladder exstrophy report robust sex lives, but women fare worse, Hopkins study shows

... MRI images of the abdomen before and after surgery gives surgeons visual clues about where the abdominal wall needs to be strengthened to prevent prolapse later on, Lakshmanan says. ...

Hysterectomy May Boost Incontinence Risk

... to background information in the study, many women opt to have a hysterectomy, because it can cure irregular heavy menstrual bleeding, uterine prolapse and postmenopausal bleeding. One in five British women will have undergone a hysterectomy by the time they reach 55. In the United States, 600,000 ...

Most patients who have male-to-female sex-change surgery are happy, despite complications

... but none had elected to have their clitoris removed. 29 per cent were troubled by vaginal hair growth, six per cent had had a vaginal prolapse and three per cent had vaginal necrosis (tissue death). 27 per cent reported urinary problems and the majority of these needed revision ...

Link Between Childbirth and Stress Incontinence Established

... that giving birth vaginally will lead to a prolapse bladder// and uterus in later life, and the issue ... and uterus, among 55 percent of women with prolapse and just 16 percent of women who don’t have ... the search to identify what causes pelvic organ prolapse and subsequent difficulties with other problems, ...

Hemorrhoid Stapling Has More Long-Term Risks Than Surgical Removal

... associated with a higher risk of recurrence and prolapse than conventional hemorrhoid removal surgery, // ... risk of hemorrhoid recurrence and the symptom of prolapse in long-term follow-up compared to conventional ... proportion of stapling subjects complained of prolapse (protrusion outside the anus) both within 12 ...

Women Got Rid Off Incontinence After The Prolapse Surgery

... a blessing in disguise for women who undergo the prolapse surgery, as they were very much relieved to get rid off urinary stress incontinence as well//. prolapse surgery is conducted to correct a condition in ... much less likely to have this problem after their prolapse surgery. More than 200,000 American women undergo ...

Pregnancy and Mode of Delivery May Be A Cause For Pelvic Floor Disorders

... and pelvic floor disorder. It is stated that women who delivered vaginally// are the sufferers of pelvic disorders like incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse in contrast to those underwent Cesarean or never gave birth. Of the women in this study group who gave birth vaginally, 42 percent suffered one ...

Two-In One Approach To Prevent Incontinence After Prolapse Surgery

... conventional surgery decreases the incidence of stress urinary incontinence. Nearly 200, 000 American women undergo surgery for correction of prolapse every year. The most commonly performed procedure called sacrocolpopexy, restores the normal anatomy of the internal reproductive organs is ...
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