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Not all patients with stress urinary incontinence would consider their use, but for those who would, weighted vaginal cones may be a good treatment option.
New Findings Could Improve Surgical Treatment of Prolapse, SUI
The two widely used surgeries for apical prolapse work equally well for both apical prolapse and stress urinary incontinence two years postsurgery, research shows.
Effectiveness of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training as Adjunctive Therapy for UI Still Unknown
There is not enough good evidence showing that pelvic floor muscle training benefits patients already receiving active treatment for urinary incontinence, finds a new Cochrane analysis.
Women’s Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders Is Poor
Women overall know little about urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, but the knowledge gap is greater for non-white women, survey results show.
Hysterectomy for Fibroids Among the Top 4 Surgeries to Avoid
Patients with uterine fibroids have been advised to avoid a hysterectomy as treatment of the condition at all costs. Sound advice or mucky water?
Investigators Reaffirm Short-Term HRT for Younger Women
The latest results from the Women’s Health Initiative Hormone Trials provide new details on risks and benefits of therapy across age groups and time.
Updated Guidance for Vulvovaginal Atrophy
The best first- and second-line therapies for vulvovaginal atrophy are highlighted in an updated position statement from The North American Menopause Society.
Vaginal Cones Are Better Than Nothing for Urinary Incontinence
The use of weighted vaginal cones for stress urinary incontinence is more effective than no treatment at all, the evidence shows.