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2011-04-27 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce its new training simulator for pelvic floor repair, to be exposed for the first time at the ACOG 59th Annual Clinical Meeting in Washington, DC, April 30- May 4, 2011. The revolutionary Pelvic Mentor(TM) is an integrated hybrid system, combining a plastic...

2011-03-24 00:00:26

The new vaginal weights (http://vagacare.com/), offered by Medgo LLC, give women a surgery-free way to treat stress incontinence and help strengthen bladder control. The special cone-shaped design allows women to perform kegel exercises correctly, in order to increase pelvic muscle strength. Venice, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Medgo LLC is pleased to announce the VagaCareâ“ž¢ vaginal weight set, a new program that increases pelvic muscle strength. The vaginal...

2011-03-10 09:13:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced the results of a six-month prospective multi-center study of the Elevate® Anterior and Apical Prolapse Repair System. The pelvic organ prolapse quantification exam (POP-Q), used to quantify, describe and stage pelvic support, was implemented in the study and...

2011-01-12 14:09:34

For men with incontinence for at least one year following radical prostatectomy, participation in a behavioral training program that included pelvic floor muscle training, bladder control strategies and fluid management, resulted in a significant reduction in the number of incontinence episodes, according to a study in the January 12 issue of JAMA. The researchers also found that the addition of biofeedback and pelvic floor electrical stimulation provided no additional benefit. "Men in the...

2010-12-04 00:00:00

After a decade of treating women with problems in the area of sexual health, the Medical Center for Female Sexuality offers selected products for women, including a Kegel exercise music CD. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 After a decade of treating women with problems in the area of sexual health, the Medical Center for Female Sexuality offers selected products for women, including a Kegel exercise music CD. A Kegel is the name of a pelvic floor exercise, named after Dr. Arthur Kegel...

2010-11-18 10:19:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Accidental Sisterhood and Women's Health Foundation team up to create a breakthrough documentary uncovering the many challenges and solutions related to bladder control. Women's Health Foundation's (WHF) founder, Missy Lavender and Dr. Ray Bologna, Co-Creator of The Accidental Sisterhood will be featured in "Defining Moments" airing on Lifetime and Lifetime Women November 20th( )and 27th( )at 7 a.m. EST; 6 a.m. CST. The show...

2010-09-21 08:07:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, today announced the results of a 12-month single-arm, prospective multi-center study of the Elevate® Apical and Posterior Prolapse Repair System. The pelvic organ prolapse quantification exam (POP-Q), used to quantify, describe, and stage pelvic support, was implemented in...

2010-09-20 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) (www.princetonhcs.org) will conduct its first live web chat on Monday, October 4, when it hosts a discussion about women's pelvic floor disorders and treatment options. The free program begins at 7 p.m. and can be joined by going to the PHCS USTREAM channel at www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth. "Social media has enormous potential for sharing information about health issues," said Carol Norris, PHCS vice...

2010-08-19 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that results from studies involving the Company's Women's Health products will be presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS) and International Urogynecological Association (IUGA). The presentations will feature Boston Scientific's pelvic floor reconstruction systems and mid-urethral sling systems. The meeting will be held August 23-27 in...

2010-08-10 08:00:00

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, has announced the availability of the GYNECARE TVT EXACT(TM) Continence System in the United States. GYNECARE TVT EXACT(TM) is a new minimally invasive surgical tool used in an outpatient setting for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a condition that affects one in three women in the U.S.(1). The product's integrated system offers an ergonomically designed handle to improve...


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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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