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Medical students respond positively to simulated patient experience

...procedures such as giving injections and inserting urinary catheters or breathing tubes. I figured if we were going to do this, lets do it big. A lot of time and resources were involved, but we were just overwhelmed by the students response to it, Fitch said. I look at it like its a live-action play. It ...

Treatment for early prostate cancer associated with type of specialist seen

.... Treatment side effects vary. The most common are urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction for prostatectomy; diarrhea and erectile dysfunction for radiation therapy; loss of libido, hot flashes and breast tenderness for hormone therapy. There are no physical side effects associated with watchful waiti...

ICU nurse working conditions linked to increase in patient infections

...hospital-associated infection, catheter-associated urinary tract infection, as well as increased rates of skin ulcers on patients. "Our careful analysis found that decisions related to staffing, overtime, and overall work environment directly affected patient safety outcomes," said Andrew W. Dick, Ph.D., ...

NY-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center doctors present at 2007 AUA Meeting

...eering and urology Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms General urology Bladder health Infertility Kidney health Prostate health Sexual health Pediatric urology Among the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia experts available to comment on the above topics are: Dr. Mitchell C. B...

Botox: More than cosmetic

...3 percent, experienced a 30 percent improvement in urinary tract symptoms and quality of life. Patients did n...nce any significant side effects, including stress urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction. According to Yao-Chi Chuang, M.D., principal investigator ...

Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms

...h has explored a possible connection between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (E... shown a correlation between the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the severity of erectile dysfunction (ED). Researchers from the United Sta...

Muscle stem cells effectively treat urinary incontinence long term

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 21 -- Women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) treated using muscle-derived st...nited States, most of them women, cope with stress urinary incontinence," said Michael B. Chancellor, M.D., the studys senior author and professor of urology a...

Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments

...ved renal function, normal mucus production and no urinary calculi. Results were best in those patients where...timately be a valuable source for cell harvest for urinary tract tissue reconstruction. This abstract will be presented during Podium Session 23 on Monday, M...

Nationwide study compares surgeries to treat urinary incontinence in women

...wo commonly performed surgical procedures to treat urinary stress incontinence. Findings reveal that a pro...urch colposuspension technique for treating stress urinary incontinence which occurs during coughing, laughing, sneezing, running or lifting heavy objects, cau...

Sling surgery is more effective than Burch for bladder control in women

...al comparing two traditional operations for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women, a team of urologists .... Complete information on measures used to assess urinary incontinence was available for 520 participants (79 percent) 24 months after surgery. Quality of li...

Erectile dysfunction -- the canary in the mineshaft?

... percent had benign prostatic hyperplasia or lower urinary tract symptoms. In this group, eight men had not y...lso been suggested between these factors and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This study from researchers in Chicago and New York analyzed a multi-center, ...

NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference

...p.m.3:00 p.m. Increasing evidence has identified urinary tract symptoms or sexual dysfunction as a reflecti... the anatomy of a prostatectomy patient to improve urinary continence. "We reconstruct the major anatomical players controlling urinary continence," says Dr. T...

Keeping pain and fatigue on the run

...toms in-cluding hot flashes, sweats, palpitations, urinary incontinence and cognitive and mood changes. Psychological effects such as anxiety and depression are also common. Physical symptoms exac-erbate anxiety as they are a constant reminder of the cancer and add to the worry about whether it will recur....

Quick, innovative procedure helps men minimize incontinence after prostatectomy

... have one less thing to worry about: post-surgical urinary incontinence. That's because a team of expert ur...ificant number of patients have post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence," adds senior researcher Dr. E. Darracott Vaughan, attending urologist at NewYork-Presb...

$2.6M grant awarded to New York University College of Nursing

...Mezey. "For example, while a younger adult with a urinary tract infection may have symptoms such as frequent...symptoms. In an older adult, the first sign of a urinary tract infection might be confusion or a fall. If the nurse does not have the knowledge and skills t...

Urologic diseases cost Americans $11B a year

Bladder, prostate and other urinary tract diseases cost Americans nearly $11 billion a...unting for $9.1 billion--are, in descending order, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, prostate and bladder cancers and benign prostate enlargement, accor...

Low education predicts lower quality of life for prostate cancer patients

...ctioning, vitality, mental health, general health, urinary function, and sexual function. More generally, ...oure driving a cab or working on a delivery truck, urinary dysfunction can become extremely disabling. Its hard to manage your symptoms, take breaks, and get e...

2 Rutgers College of Nursing professors study patients with prostate cancer

...an use for management of physical symptoms such as urinary and bowel incontinence and psychological symptoms such as depression, said Eller, a Cedar Grove, N.J. resident. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. Improved diagnosis and treatment have led to increased survival...

Obese patients run higher risk of post-operative complications

...ng heart attack, wound infection, nerve injury and urinary tract infection, according to a new study from res... higher rate (0.4 percent versus 0.1 percent); and urinary tract infection, with a 1.5-times higher rate (3.9 percent versus 2.6 percent). While the death r...

New study: Pine bark significantly reduces endometriosis

...reatment began to check for symptom control (pain, urinary and bowel symptom, breakthrough bleeding). Pain was evaluated by patients self-assessment and an investigator interviewed and performed a gynecologic examination. Patients were randomized to two groups: Pycnogenol and Gn-RHa. Patients who suppleme...

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