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2014-09-02 08:30:41

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Daryoosh Samimi (http://www.drsamimi.com) and colleagues from USC's Keck School of Medicine have published results confirming the safety and efficacy of a new technique for certain hysterectomies. "Advantages of nerve sparing intrastromal total abdominal hysterectomy (ISTAH)" details a prospective study in which a group of comparable women were divided into a control group of patients who had undergone conventional abdominal hysterectomy...

2014-08-19 08:30:23

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (46 percent) of women age 45 or older who experience symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) say their current treatment does not address their OAB symptoms, according to a recent survey (n=1,017) conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Allergan, Inc.(1) An estimated 39 million Americans are currently living with OAB,(2) a common, sometimes disabling condition(3) often associated with a considerable impact on patients with symptoms...

2014-08-11 16:28:13

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that National Government Services (NGS) has issued a positive coverage decision for Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for the treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence associated with overactive bladder (OAB). Coverage for...

2014-07-23 08:30:34

Women with Fecal Incontinence (Loss of Bowel Control) Saw Dramatic Benefit with the Vaginal Bowel Control System SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelvalon, Inc. is making its clinical debut at the 2014 AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting in Washington, D.C. with the presentation of results from LIFE, a pivotal study of the Pelvalon's Vaginal Bowel Control (VBC) System. Holly E. Richter, Ph.D, M.D., Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery...

2014-07-15 08:29:38

COLUMBIA, Md., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced enrollment of the first patient in a U.S. Phase IV clinical trial (NCT02021279; www.clinicaltrials.gov) evaluating the safety and long-term effectiveness of ACell's MatriStem® Pelvic Floor Matrix device as compared to native tissue repair for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse....

2014-06-11 23:13:13

Developed by a team of Doctors, The Pee Pocket™ is ideal for any woman on the go, who has to go! New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The Pee Pocket™ female urinary device is perfect for athletes, travelers, the elderly, disabled, pregnancy, parents of young girls, post-surgery patients – any woman who might have to go while on the go! Active women who enjoy the outdoors, sports, music festivals, camping, hiking, biking, traveling, etc... Sketchy bathroom -- or nonexistent ones! --...

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...

2014-04-29 23:02:58

The seven-location OB-GYN practice welcomes Richmond-native Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to the recently formed Pelvic Health and Continence Institute. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Virginia Women’s Center, the full-service women’s health care provider with seven locations throughout Central and Eastern Virginia, welcomes urogynecologist Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to its staff. Dr. Smith joins long-time Virginia Women’s Center urologist Dr. Lonny Green and gynecologists Dr....

2014-04-28 12:19:18

UCSF team discovers natural way to avoid accidental urine leakage An ancient form of meditation and exercise could help women who suffer from urinary incontinence, according to a new study from UC San Francisco. In a study scheduled to be published on April 25, 2014 in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society, UCSF researchers discovered that a yoga training program, designed to improve pelvic health, can help women...

2014-04-01 23:23:02

BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the OBGYN Channel. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) Channel. The channel will offer open access to the latest obstetrics and gynecology procedures from world renowned physicians and...


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