Urology

Shifting the paradigm for treating overactive bladder

May 08, 2022

Cheryl Iglesia, MD, discusses varying treatments for overactive bladder at the 2022 American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists' Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting held in San Diego, California from May 6-8.

Is neuromodulation beneficial for patients with female sexual dysfunction?

March 18, 2022

Although percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is commonly used to treat overactive bladder, investigators continue to assess whether this neuromodulation technique is beneficial for patients with other urologic conditions.

Experts recommend selective use of cystoscopy

February 02, 2013

Although many researchers have recommended cystoscopy as a universal screening tool to detect injury at the time of hysterectomy, new research recommends selective use of cystoscopy based on the low absolute risk of urinary tract injury.

Osteoporosis, increased incontinence risk linked

December 01, 2012

Osteoporosis, pelvic organ prolapse, and incontinence are common in postmenopausal women. Basic research has also implicated collagen and extracellular matrix abnormalities in these conditions.

Atypical antipsychotics may raise LUTS risk in women

December 01, 2012

Women taking atypical antipsychotic medications (AAPs) have about a 3-fiold higher prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) compared with nonusers, a study on the presence of LUTS among users of psychoactive medications has found.