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2011-07-18 15:58:28

Northwestern Memorial is among the first medical centers to offer sacral nerve stimulation A new procedure is now available for the treatment of chronic bowel incontinence, a disorder impacting the lives of more than 18 million Americans. The treatment, called InterStim® Therapy is a minimally invasive procedure which uses electrical impulses to stimulate the sacral nerve and improve muscle function. It is one of the only effective long-term treatments for bowel incontinence...

2011-07-18 11:59:00

Northwestern Memorial is among the first medical centers to offer sacral nerve stimulation CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new procedure is now available for the treatment of chronic bowel incontinence, a disorder impacting the lives of more than 18 million Americans. The treatment, called InterStim® Therapy is a minimally invasive procedure which uses electrical impulses to stimulate the sacral nerve and improve muscle function. It is one of the...

2011-05-31 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), announced today that the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) issued guidance on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for the treatment of faecal incontinence. In October 2010, NICE issued similar guidance on PTNS treatment for overactive bladder. "This NICE guidance should encourage physicians in the UK and Europe to use our Urgent® PC...

2011-04-25 05:55:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced that the results of clinical studies using Uroplasty's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System and Macroplastique® urethral bulking agent products are scheduled to be presented at three upcoming professional meetings. The meetings include...

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...

2010-09-28 06:47:00

Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Relieve Patient "Drug Fog" NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Afflicting countless people worldwide, chronic pain is a largely misunderstood and under-treated disease that forever alters the lives of more than 50 million Americans each year. Many patients endure inadequate treatments and are forced to rely on prescription pain-killers that do little if anything to alleviate their symptoms and often lead to addiction. According to...

2010-09-23 08:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted results of a study "Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation Effects on Detrusor Overactivity Incontinence Are Not Due to a Placebo Effect: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial," to be published in the November 2010 print edition of THE JOURNAL OF...

2010-05-27 14:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that at the May 28-June 2, 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in San Francisco, CA, there will be two presentations on Uroplasty's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System and one on its...

2010-04-08 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced that Monday, April 12, the company's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System is expected to be featured in a segment of the popular television program "The Doctors." The Urgent PC System is a proprietary, minimally invasive, percutaneous tibial nerve...

2010-03-23 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, announced today the issuance of United States Patent No. 7,668,598 covering the stimulation method used in the Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System. The Urgent PC Neuromodulation System is a nonsurgical system for treatment of urinary urgency, urinary...


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