In this round-up of new urology products and services, learn about an app that helps moviegoers with OAB, a new mesh for sacrocolpopexy, and device/smartphone app that help women with pelvic floor exercises.
For the desperate patient with severe symptoms and a contracted, inflamed bladder who has failed standard therapies, cyclosporine A can be an effective treatment and prevent or delay the need for cystectomy and/or urinary diversion.
Uroplasty, Inc. announced that Cigna has written a positive coverage policy for percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation delivered via Uroplasty's Urgent PC neuromodulation system for treatment of overactive bladder and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency, and urge incontinence.
The adage, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” does not appear to hold true when it comes to anticholinergic drug use in overactive bladder patients with urinary incontinence, recent study results indicate.
This article provides a real-world definition of refractory overactive bladder and its prevalence, then examines treatment options, with a focus on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation as a noninvasive form of neuromodulation “for the masses.”
Repeated onabotulinumtoxinA 100 U (onabotA [Botox]) injections continue to provide benefit for patients with overactive bladder syndrome and urinary incontinence and without evidence of any new safety concerns, according to results of a pre-specified interim analysis in an open-label, 3-year extension study.