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2014-05-23 23:09:50

Ashley Brittain Landers of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP reports that the FDA has issued proposed orders to reclassify transvaginal mesh devices to the classification of high-risk. The attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP are offering free and confidential case reviews to those who allege to have suffered serious injuries associated with the use of transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 On April 29, 2014, the FDA issued an immediate release...

2014-05-19 08:25:59

Panel discusses patient perception and experience of changing landscape in surgical use of vaginal mesh ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four studies evaluating patients' knowledge and perception of vaginal mesh prior to surgery as well as after mesh removal will be presented to the media during a special press conference at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) Monday, May 19, at 9:00 a.m. ET, in the Orange County...

2014-05-13 16:29:30

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing patients about the potential risk of complications associated with transvaginal implantation of surgical mesh devices for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Although many women treated with these devices have had good outcomes, Health Canada continues to receive reports of complications. The use of transvaginal mesh devices for POP and SUI repair has been associated with...

2014-05-10 23:01:44

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp is working to submit the Delicaties to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 "As a woman with a very small pelvic capacity compounded by rheumatoid arthritis and a calcified intrauterine fibroid, bladder control is unpredictable," said an inventor from Brooklyn, N.Y. "At 58 years old, I am still physically active, professionally active and am concerned about my appearance at all times. I cannot...

2014-05-08 20:24:35

Company launches video to help raise awareness of the brand's history and impact on patients IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced the launch of a video recognizing the physician pioneers and patient communities who contributed to the development of BOTOX(®) (onabotulinumtoxinA), one of the most recognized pharmaceutical brands in the United States. The video kicks off a year-long campaign to commemorate the 25(th) anniversary of the first...

2014-05-08 16:28:04

Dr. Jeffrey Dell Achieves Subspecialty Certification in Urogynecology to Better Serve Patients KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeffrey Dell, Director of the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine, is one of two doctors in the Knoxville metro area to achieve board certification in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. "We are thrilled to offer this subspecialty and provide premier, cutting-edge care to patients dealing with a range of...

2014-05-07 23:09:14

Survey results published today, by a Tampa Bay medical device manufacturer, BioDerm, reveal a surprising connection between music and patient’s perceptions of the side effects of prostate cancer treatment. Largo, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In a survey of more than 200 men with prostate cancer and their caregivers, BioDerm found that opera fans were more than 40% more likely than non-opera fans to report that their side effects after prostate cancer treatment were “worse” or “much...

2014-05-03 23:01:13

Endo Health Solutions Inc. said the settlement will resolve most of the lawsuits brought against its American Medical Systems subsidiary by women who alleged the devices eroded and left them with significant, long-term injuries, including pain and incontinence. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that Endo International, the parent company of...

2014-05-02 16:26:05

Top Innovator Award 2014 by Apparel Magazine CHANTILLY, Va., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Quick-drying, moisture wicking, comfortable, stylish and eco-friendly are the latest buzzwords for flourishing start-up Fannypants. With an innovative new product line designed to undertake light stress incontinence, Fannypants Smartwear is providing alternative women's apparel to promote healthy and active lifestyles. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140502/83237 Fannypants...

2014-05-01 08:35:10

MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) announced today that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 ended March 31, 2014 at the market close on Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central Time). Rob Kill, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Brett Reynolds, Chief Financial Officer,...


Latest Urinary incontinence Reference Libraries

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

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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