Dr. Suskind overviews new white paper focused on incontinence in older patientsOctober 11th 2021
As a committee, we felt that there was a need to put together a document to help field some of the ethical considerations that we run into in clinical care but have very little guidance on,” says Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, FACS, FPMRS.
Dr. Chancellor discusses novel regenerative therapy for recurrent SUISeptember 29th 2021
“This is a successfully completed phase 3 trial in regenerative medicine in our field, and there's demonstrated safety and efficacy for women who have failed previous surgery, a very difficult group of patients for all of us,” says Michael B. Chancellor, MD.
New regenerative medicine AMDC-USR treats women with recurrent SUISeptember 23rd 2021
In a recent study presented at the 2021 AUA Annual Meeting, Michael B. Chancellor, MD, and co-authors conducted a study that assessed the efficacy of autologous muscle derived cells for urinary sphincter repair in treating women with SUI.
Advantages of the AMDC-USR technology for patients with SUISeptember 20th 2021
“[These patients] have very limited treatment options and the adult muscle derived cells for sphincter regeneration represent a non-surgical means to provide very durable and effective support for these women who have suffered mightily from stress incontinence, oftentimes for long periods of time,” says Melissa R. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS.
Dr. Staskin assesses vibegron outcomes for patients with OAB drySeptember 19th 2021
“We believed that the drug would work as well in OAB wet as [it did] in OAB dry, so we're pleased to see that it was statistically significantly better than placebo at the 12 week point for looking at response to those metrics,” says David Staskin, MD.
Dr. Seth advises individualized counseling for patients using Botox treatments and blood thinnersAugust 31st 2021
“In terms of patients having Botox, we have to be individualized to some extent where if you feel someone's at very high risk of bleeding…then maybe you will stop the blood thinners,” says Jai Seth, MD.
"By all means, educate patients about causes of nocturia, suggest behavior modifications...but don’t throw a drug at them unless there are daytime symptoms of urgency, high postvoid residual, or large volume output at night," writes Gopal H. Badlani, MD.