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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29447724/no-127-the-evaluation-of-stress-incontinence-prior-to-primary-surgery
#1
Scott A Farrell
OBJECTIVE: To provide clinical guidelines for the evaluation of women with stress urinary incontinence prior to primary anti-incontinence surgery. OPTIONS: The modalities of evaluation range from basic pelvic examination through to the use of adjuncts including ultrasound and urodynamic testing. OUTCOMES: These guidelines provide a comprehensive approach to the preoperative evaluation of urinary incontinence to ensure that excessive evaluation is avoided without sacrificing diagnostic accuracy...
February 2018: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada: JOGC, Journal D'obstétrique et Gynécologie du Canada: JOGC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29411425/urotherapy-in-children-with-dysfunctional-voiding-and-the-responsiveness-of-two-condition-specific-questionnaires
#2
Toscane C Noordhoff, Lisette A 't Hoen, Joop van den Hoek, Jacintha T C M Verhallen-Dantuma, Marjan J van Ledden-Klok, Bertil F M Blok, Jeroen R Scheepe
AIMS: We sought to establish the responsiveness of the Dutch Vancouver Symptom Score for Dysfunctional Elimination Syndrome (VSSDES) and Pediatric urinary incontinence Quality of life (PinQ) questionnaires. Secondary, we evaluated the outcome of urotherapy extended for children with dysfunctional voiding (DV). METHODS: This cross-sectional multicenter study was done in one tertiary and two community hospitals. Children with DV were included, also when refractory to previous urotherapeutic treatment...
February 7, 2018: Neurourology and Urodynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29400404/total-prostatectomy-as-a-treatment-for-prostatic-carcinoma-in-25-dogs
#3
Tristram C Bennett, Brad M Matz, Ralph A Henderson, Rodney C Straw, Julius M Liptak, Laura E Selmic, Francesco Collivignarelli, Paolo Buracco
OBJECTIVE: To describe the complications and outcome after total prostatectomy in dogs with histologically confirmed prostatic carcinoma. STUDY DESIGN: Multi-institutional retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 25 client-owned dogs. METHODS: Medical records of dogs undergoing total prostatectomy were reviewed from 2004 to 2016. Data retrieved included signalment, presenting signs, preoperative clinical findings, laboratory data, diagnostic imaging, surgical technique, histologic diagnosis, postoperative complications, occurrence of postoperative metastasis, and survival...
February 5, 2018: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398262/eau-guidelines-on-assessment-and-nonsurgical-management-of-urinary-incontinence
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Arjun K Nambiar, Ruud Bosch, Francisco Cruz, Gary E Lemack, Nikesh Thiruchelvam, Andrea Tubaro, Dina A Bedretdinova, David Ambühl, Fawzy Farag, Riccardo Lombardo, Marc P Schneider, Fiona C Burkhard
CONTEXT: The European Association of Urology guidelines on urinary incontinence (UI) have been updated in cyclical fashion with successive major chapters being revised each year. The sections on assessment, diagnosis, and nonsurgical treatment have been updated as of mid-2016. OBJECTIVE: We present a condensed version of the full guideline on assessment and nonsurgical management of UI, with the aim of improving accessibility and increasing their dissemination. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION: Our literature search was updated from the previous cut-off of July 2010 up to April 2016...
February 2, 2018: European Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390592/unusual-brain-images-of-a-boy-with-adolescent-cerebral-x-linked-adrenoleukodystrophy-presenting-with-exhibitionism-a-care-compliant-case-report
#5
Feixia Zheng, Zhongdong Lin, Xiuyun Ye, Xulai Shi
RATIONALE: The respective involvements of both the thalamus and exhibitionism in cerebral X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) have not been reported. PATIENT CONCERNS: An 11-year-old boy initially presented with exhibitionism and progressive neurobehavioral symptoms. He subsequently developed transient urinary and fecal incontinence, and an unwillingness to eat or communicate. DIAGNOSES: We conducted contrast-enhanced brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which revealed symmetrical altered signal intensities in bilateral frontal white matter, the basal ganglia, and dorsal thalami, as well as a peripheral rim of contrast enhancement...
December 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390222/-vesicouterine-fistula-after-caesarean-section
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Leonidas Karapanos, Daniel Porres, Johannes Salem, Ilgar Akbarov, Axel Heidenreich, Vahudin Zugor
Vesicouterine fistulas (VUFs) are a pathological communication between uterus and urinary bladder, which are mainly related to iatrogenic lesions during caesarean sections or occur during vaginal deliveries after a previous caesarean section. The main symptoms are menstruation through the bladder (menouria), amenorrhea and urinary incontinence. Treatment can be conservative, hormonal or surgical; however, a spontaneous closure of the fistula is rare (5 %). We report a case of a female VUF with menouria after caesarean section with a successful surgical fistula excision...
February 2018: Aktuelle Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390220/-surgical-management-of-female-stress-urinary-incontinence
#7
Vahudin Zugor, Ilgar Akbarov, Leonidas Karapanos, Axel Heidenreich
Stress urinary incontinence in women is a common problem in Germany, with approx. 5 million women suffering from incontinence symptoms. These numbers are increasing, due to demographic changes; the suspected numbers are even higher. Prior to treatment, an extended diagnostic approach - including urodynamics and cystoscopy when necessary - is essential for optimal treatment selection.Primary treatment should be conservative, with pelvic floor training as an essential part of a multi-modal treatment concept. If conservative treatment fails, surgery is necessary and an increasing number of women are being treated with sub-urethral slings...
February 2018: Aktuelle Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29329897/-botulinium-toxin-and-idiopathic-overactive-bladder-multicentric-contempory-management-in-bourgogne
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A Schneider, B Tourlonias, L Cormier, E Mourey, N Koutlidis, E Delorme, J Pasquale, I Kermarec, A-D Foahom-Kamwa, V Bonniaud
INTRODUCTION: Since 2014, OnabotulinumtoxinA Botox® (Allergan, Inc., Irvine, USA) represents a new therapeutic option for second-line treatment of idiopathic overactive bladder. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate practices of surgeons using onabotulinium toxin (BoNTA) in this indication. MATERIAL AND METHODS: All urogynecology centers of the country were asked in order to list all patients who were treated since marketing autorisation. Patient symptoms, previous treatments, paraclinic evaluations, data of surgery and the characteristics of the follow up were collected and analyzed...
January 9, 2018: Progrès en Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29305250/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-urinary-tract-infections-across-age-groups
#9
REVIEW
Christine M Chu, Jerry L Lowder
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the most common outpatient infections, but predicting the probability of UTI through symptoms and test results can be complex. The most diagnostic symptoms of UTI include change in frequency, dysuria, urgency, and presence or absence of vaginal discharge, but UTIs may present differently in older women. Dipstick urinalysis is popular for its availability and usefulness, but results must be interpreted in context of the patient's pretest probability based on symptoms and characteristics...
January 2, 2018: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29285596/differential-diagnostics-of-female-sexual-fluids-a-narrative-review
#10
REVIEW
Zlatko Pastor, Roman Chmel
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Women expel various kinds of fluids during sexual activities. These are manifestations of sexual arousal and orgasm or coital incontinence. This study is aimed at suggesting a diagnostic scheme to differentiate among these phenomena. METHODS: Web of Science and Ovid (MEDLINE) databases were systematically searched from 1950 to 2017 for articles on various fluid expulsion phenomena in women during sexual activities, which contain relevant information on sources and composition of the expelled fluids...
December 28, 2017: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29211399/oab-score-a-clinical-model-that-predicts-the-probability-of-presenting-overactive-detrusor-in-the-urodynamic-study
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Leandro Cristian Arribillaga, Marta Ledesma, Ariel Montedoro, Florencia Pisano, Rubén Guillermo Bengió
PURPOSE: To create a predictive model of involuntary detrusor contraction (IDC) to improve the diagnostic accuracy of overactive detrusor (OAD), associating overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms with other clinical parameters in the female population. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 727 women were studied retrospectively. In all of them, urodynamic study was conducted for urogynecological causes. Demographics information, personal history, symptoms, physical exam, a 3-day frequency/volume chart and urinary culture, were collected in all patients and they subsequently underwent uroflowmetry and urodynamic studies...
December 7, 2017: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29175541/a-randomized-comparative-study-evaluating-various-cough-stress-tests-and-24-hour-pad-test-with-urodynamics
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Joseph W Henderson, Sarah M Kane, Jeffrey M Mangel, Elias G Kikano, Jorge A Garibay, Robert R Pollard, Sangeeta T Mahajan, Sara M Debanne, Adonis K Hijaz
PURPOSE: The cough stress test (CST) is a common and accepted tool to evaluate stress urinary incontinence but there is no agreement on how the test should be conducted. We assessed the diagnostic ability of different CSTs performed varying patient's position and bladder volumes using urodynamic stress urinary incontinence (USI) as the gold standard. The 24-hour pad test was also evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Women presenting to specialty outpatient clinics with complaints of urinary incontinence and recommended to undergo urodynamic testing were recruited...
November 23, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29094359/primary-stabilisation-for-tail-avulsion-in-15-cats
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J Caraty, R Hassoun, P Meheust
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effects of a primary tail stabilisation technique in relieving pain and supporting nerve recovery in cats that have lost voluntary motor function and pain sensation in the tail without caudal nerve transection. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective review of medical records and preoperative diagnostic tests, including clinical examination results and tail radiographs of cats suffering from tail avulsion with loss of pain perception in the tail between 2009 and 2015...
November 2, 2017: Journal of Small Animal Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29071395/-25%C3%A2-years-of-integral-theory-by-petros-what-remains-and-what-s-next
#14
REVIEW
A Gunnemann, B Liedl, K Goeschen
BACKGROUND: The Integral Theory (IT) states that urinary stress and urge symptoms mainly arise from lax suspensory ligaments, which are a consequence of altered collagen/elastin. Four important muscle groups (pubococcygeal muscle, levatorplate, longitudinal muscle of the anus, and the puborectalis muscle) are only able to guarantee the opening and closure mechanism of the bladder, the urethra and the anal tube if the suspensory ligaments are intact. The first practical application of the IT was the repair of the pubourethral ligament (PUL) known as tension-free vaginal tape (TVT)...
December 2017: Der Urologe. Ausg. A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29044760/development-of-novel-and-non-invasive-diagnostic-markers-for-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-using-urothelial-cells-in-voided-urine
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Hiroshi Shimura, Takahiko Mitsui, Sachiko Tsuchiya, Tatsuya Miyamoto, Tatsuya Ihara, Satoru Kira, Hiroshi Nakagomi, Norifumi Sawada, Yuki Imai, Takanori Mochizuki, Masayuki Takeda
OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the association between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the expression of connexin (Cx) and transient receptor potential (TRP) channel on urothelial cells non-invasively collected from voided urine in humans. METHODS: A total of 55 patients (36 males and 19 females, median age: 71 years old), who were followed up at University of Yamanashi Hospital, were enrolled in the present study. Urothelial cells were collected from voided urine of patients, and the mRNA expression of each subtype of Cxs and TRP channels was measured using quantitive real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction...
October 17, 2017: Neurourology and Urodynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019014/incontinence-in-autism-spectrum-disorder-a-systematic-review
#16
REVIEW
Justine Niemczyk, C Wagner, A von Gontard
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are defined by persistent deficits in reciprocal social interaction, communication, and language, as well as stereotyped and repetitive behavior. Functional incontinence, as well as ASD are common disorders in childhood. The aim of this systematic review was to give an overview of the co-occurrence of nocturnal enuresis (NE), daytime urinary incontinence (DUI), and fecal incontinence (FI) in ASD, and vice versa, of ASD in children with incontinence. A systematic literature search of the terms "incontinence", "enuresis", and "encopresis" in combination with "autism" or "Asperger" in four databases (Scopus, PubMed, PsycInfo and Web of science) was conducted...
October 10, 2017: European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992904/submucosal-collagen-injection-for-management-of-urinary-incontinence-following-urethral-stent-placement
#17
Scott Kilpatrick, Tracy Hill
An 8-year-old, entire, male British Bulldog was referred for a week-long history of severe stranguria and dysuria. A prostatic wash was diagnostic of prostatic carcinoma. A transluminal urethral stent was placed in the proximal urethra, which resulted in resolution of the urinary obstruction, however, the dog developed severe urinary incontinence after the procedure. Cystoscopically-guided submucosal collagen injections were performed immediately proximal to the os penis. The dog's incontinence resolved with a single collagen injection for the 10-month follow-up period...
June 2017: Topics in Companion Animal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28937771/urinary-metabolic-phenotyping-of-women-with-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms
#18
Rhiannon Bray, Stefano Cacciatore, Beatriz Jiménez, Rufus Cartwright, Alex Digesu, Ruwan Fernando, Elaine Holmes, Jeremy K Nicholson, Phillip R Bennett, David A MacIntyre, Vik Khullar
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), including urinary incontinence, urgency and nocturia, affect approximately half of women worldwide. Current diagnostic methods for LUTS are invasive and costly, while available treatments are limited by side effects leading to poor patient compliance. In this study, we aimed to identify urine metabolic signatures associated with LUTS using proton nuclear magnetic resonance ((1)H NMR) spectroscopy. A total of 214 urine samples were collected from women attending tertiary urogynecology clinics (cases; n = 176) and healthy control women attending general gynecology clinics (n = 36)...
October 4, 2017: Journal of Proteome Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28937370/clinicopathologic-features-of-four-rare-types-of-chordomas-confirmed-by-brachyury-immunostaining
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Bharat Rekhi, Devmalya Banerjee, Mukta Ramadwar, Jyoti Bajpai, Nirmala A Jambhekar
BACKGROUND: A wide clinicopathologic spectrum of a chordoma exists. Brachyury constitutes as its most useful diagnostic immunohistochemical (IHC) marker. METHODS: During a 7-year-period, 4 unusual histopathologic types of chordomas were identified. Immunohistochemistry was performed by polymer technique. RESULTS: Clinicopathologic features of the 4 cases are as follows: Cases 1 and 2: Two tumors occurred in the sacrococcygeal and lumbosacral regions of a 42-year-old male and a 34-year-old female, respectively...
July 2017: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919849/interhemispheric-resting-state-functional-connectivity-predicts-severity-of-idiopathic-normal-pressure-hydrocephalus
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Yousuke Ogata, Akihiko Ozaki, Miho Ota, Yurie Oka, Namiko Nishida, Hayato Tabu, Noriko Sato, Takashi Hanakawa
Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is characterized by a clinical triad (gait disturbance, dementia, and urinary incontinence), and by radiological findings of enlarged ventricles reflecting disturbance of central spinal fluid circulation. A diagnosis of iNPH is sometimes challenging, and the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the clinical symptoms of iNPH remain largely unknown. Here, we used an emerging MRI technique, resting-state functional connectivity MRI (rsfcMRI), to develop a subsidiary diagnostic technique and to explore the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of iNPH...
2017: Frontiers in Neuroscience
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