Sling Procedures Over The Last Decade – A Summary

Posted by Clark Love on Feb 6, 2017 5:30:12 PM

Sling Procedures are not a new phenomenon; after all, the original Sling Procedure was performed in 1907 by Von Giordano utilizing a gracilis muscle graft around the urethra. Since then, a number of improvements have been made to the Sling Procedure, particularly in the past 15 years. Sling Procedures over the last decade will be summarized here.

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Topics: urinariy incontinence, incontinence

Incontinence Statistics in the U.S. – An Overview

Posted by Clark Love on Jan 31, 2017 12:40:10 PM

The consequence of incontinence extends far beyond embarrassment. Around 13 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with incontinence, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. While older age increases the risk of this condition, there are a wide range of factors that can cause this problem in younger persons. Meanwhile, women are much more likely than men to experience incontinence, per the Centers for Disease Control.

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Topics: urodynamics, urinariy incontinence, incontinence

What is incontinence and why is it important?

Posted by Michelle Phillips on Oct 4, 2016 5:53:23 PM

As you grow older, problems with losing control of your bladder and bowels can increase. This involuntary loss of control is known as “incontinence”.

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Topics: urodynamics, urinariy incontinence, fecal incontinence, incontinence