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2012-06-24 23:01:36

Chaffin Luhana Alerts Women to New Study Regarding Benefits and Risks of Vaginal Slings New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 Chaffin Luhana LLP, a national plaintiffs-only law firm, alerts women to the results of a new study concluding that vaginal mesh slings reduce the risk of post-surgical incontinence, but unfortunately increase the risk of complications such as bladder perforation and pelvic hemorrhaging. According to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine on June 21,...

2012-06-21 20:35:33

Sling method during surgery to fix a prolapsed bladder — a common problem among women — helps prevent urinary incontinence For many adult women, supporting tissues in and around their vagina weaken to the point where the bladder and other organs descend from their normal position, creating a hernia into the vaginal wall known as pelvic organ prolapse. One in five women will undergo surgery to repair such prolapse. Vaginal surgery is one way to correct this condition, which...

2012-06-21 15:35:59

A multicenter study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center urogynecologist will eliminate some of the guesswork physicians face about whether to use a sling during vaginal prolapse repair to prevent urinary incontinence. The clinical investigation from eight medical centers across the U.S. provides the first surgical outcome evidence on the benefits and risks of midurethral slings for women with vaginal prolapse who show no symptoms of urinary incontinence before surgery. One in...

2012-06-21 12:00:59

Complications also more common in treated group, results of NIH study show Surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse often carries a risk of incontinence. To avoid scheduling a second surgery, some women may opt to have a second procedure to reduce incontinence at the time of their prolapse repair surgery. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that although the surgery– to support the urethra with a sling–reduces the rate of incontinence, it also...

2012-06-06 23:02:51

Johnson & Johnson is stopping sales of its versions of surgical mesh products that were designed to treat pelvic organ prolapse, and stress urinary incontinence, but have resulted in numerous reports of injury and several deaths. Adam Slater, co-liason counsel in consolidated cases against Johnson & Johnson in New Jersey, is quoted by the Wall Street Journal and other prominent news sources about Johnson & Johnson's decision to halt the sale of and dangers of its vaginal mesh...

Discontinued Sales Of J&J Vaginal Mesh Products
2012-06-06 04:43:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Johnson and Johnson (J&J) recently announced that they would end sales of versions of surgical mesh products that were used to decrease the intensive pelvic discomfort of women; the decision was made following a number of complaints as well as reports of injuries and deaths. The surgical mesh products in question are generally implanted in women to help improve damaged or weakened tissue and to offer support for those who had pelvic organ prolapse...

2012-06-05 23:03:01

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on breaking J&J mesh recall news. On June 4, 2012, J&J announced that four transvaginal mesh implants manufactured by its subsidiary, Ethicon, will be withdrawn from the market. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients in transvaginal mesh lawsuits, reports that medical device manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, announced on June 4, 2012 that it will cease sales of four of its Ethicon...

2012-06-04 23:02:19

Prostate aerobics and kegel aerobics are highly effective for men and women looking to improve health issues and sexual performance. The first applications to help improve and remind individuals to actively participate in prostate and kegel aerobics are now on the market. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Prostate aerobics and kegel aerobics can benefit individuals in a variety of ways, from an improvement in sexual performance, to any other overall health benefits. These new apps for...

2012-05-31 23:01:35

Dr. Howard Glazer leads this telemedicine session designed to educate health professionals from multiple specialties working in private practice in the US and Australia and hospitals in different parts of China. London, England (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Sexual pain is difficult to talk about, even to the person you are closest to. The mental and emotional distress that surrounds sexual pain can lead to psychological effects and changes in the relationship with one´s partner. On Wednesday,...

2012-03-26 18:38:08

Women are nearly three times more likely to experience urinary incontinence for more than 10 years following a vaginal delivery rather than a caesarean section, finds new research at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common condition affecting adult women of all ages and can have a negative influence on quality of life. This new study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden looked at the prevalence and risk factors for UI 20...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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