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2005-08-31 18:34:26

MONTREAL, Aug. 31 "“ Human muscle-derived cells, pluripotent stem cells found in muscle, have been used to cure stress urinary incontinence in animal models, a finding which signals that these cells are prime candidates to treat the condition in adults. The research will be presented by University of Pittsburgh researchers at the annual meeting of the International Continence Society Aug. 29 through Sept. 2 in Montreal. In the study, the Pittsburgh researchers led by Michael...

2004-11-30 18:00:11

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the December issue of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Vol 104, Number 6) reports that 97 percent of women undergoing treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) with GYNECARE TVT* Tension-free Support for Incontinence remained dry or significantly improved seven years postoperatively. "The TVT procedure represents a significant advance in the treatment of female SUI," said lead study author Dr. Carl Gustaf...


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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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