Women with Chronic Constipation Have More Bothersome Urogenital Symptoms

Publicerad av Wellspect HealthCare, 2023-08-22 08:39

Ortega et al conducted this retrospective study at a pelvic floor disorder center to evaluate the impact of constipation on urogenital symptoms in women. Bowel problems in women are hypothesized to be associated with the presence and severity of urogenital symptoms and linked to pelvic floor dysfunction. Causes of chronic constipation in women vary, but clinical studies show a link to pelvic floor dysfunction, where as many as 50% of people with constipation also have pelvic floor dysfunction.

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Risk Factors for Recurrent UTIs in Children

Publicerad av Wellspect HealthCare, 2023-07-25 07:30

This study by Jiang et al is one of the few studies focusing on the risk factors of recurrent UTIs in a large group of children with neurogenic bladder using intermittent catheterization (IC). The study consists of a comprehensive analysis of clinical and urodynamic indicators in children between 9 months and 12 years. Children with neurogenic bladders who experience recurrent UTIs have a high risk of developing severe kidney damage, hence the need for greater focus on this issue. This study is useful in determining treatments and proactive measures for preventing recurrent UTIs.

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Publicerad av Wellspect HealthCare, 2023-06-22 07:30

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a leading diagnosis among males. Approximately 100,000 men are treated with transurethral prostate (TURP) surgery each year, making it one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States and several other countries.

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Transanal Irrigation Webinar – Patient Assessment

Publicerad av Wellspect HealthCare, 2023-05-23 07:30

Jessica Aparo, Pelvic Floor Specialist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, talks about the assessment of patients being considered for Transanal Irrigation.

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Patient preference & adherence - a key role in a successful catheterization treatment

Publicerad av Wellspect HealthCare, 2023-04-18 08:00

Patient adherence plays a key role in a successful and cost-effective catheterization treatment. A patient who feels part of the decision-making, in control of his options and how they work with his lifestyle is more inclined to stick with his therapy and subsequently experience a good clinical outcome.

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