New Sling Causes Less Pain after UI Surgery
A new adjustable single-incision bladder sling placed via the transobturator route for women with stress urinary incontinence shows promise.
Study Shows No Benefit of PFMT for Prolapse
Pelvic floor muscle training, or Kegel exercises, did not improve pelvic organ prolapse in a group of women after a vaginal delivery, research shows.
Urinary Microbiota and Risk of Postsurgical UTI
New research has found a link between day-of-surgery urinary microbiota and the likelihood of a urinary tract infection after pelvic floor surgery.
Antibiotic Resistance in UTIs Explained
The genes expressed by a common bacteria that causes UTIs protect the bacteria from the process the body uses to fight the infection, new research shows.
Insulin Resistance and Urinary Symptoms
Two new studies have found that metabolic syndrome and weight loss surgery can independently affect urinary symptoms.
Can Salpingo-Oophorectomy Protect Against Prolapse?
Removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes at the time of a hysterectomy doesn't increase the risk of pelvic organ prolapse, new research finds.
FDA Update: Replaceable Urinary Prosthesis for IDC
The inflow Intraurethral Valve-Pump, a device intended for use in women with impaired detrusor contractility (IDC), has been given FDA marketing approval.
Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids
Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.
Associations of Genitourinary Symptoms in Menopause
New research has found that certain troublesome lower urinary tract symptoms are significantly associated with other troubling characteristics.
Use of the Robot for Adnexal Surgery May Not Be Best
New research looking at complication rates and cost for oophorectomy and cystectomy favors conventional laparoscopy over robotic surgery.