Speaker: Date: Topic
Lekha S. Hota, MD, FACOG, FPMRS
Jan 25, 2017
Treatments for Stress Urinary Incontinence
Objectives of the Presentation
Participants should be able to:
- Review the pathophysiology/risk factors leading to stress urinary incontinence.
- Understand non-surgical treatment options.
- Understand surgical treatment options.
Responsibility for Content
The PowerPoint presentation, Take-Away points, Objectives, AUGS Position Statement, and Abstract links were sent by Medical Library Services and the CME Committee.
Diane E. Young, Information Specialist
Take-Away Points of the Presentation
1. Stress urinary incontinence is a highly prevalent condition which is defined as the involuntary loss of urine associated with exertion such as coughing or sneezing or another.
2. There are various office based treatment options available including physical therapy, pessary or periurethral bulking.
3. The midurethral polypropylene mesh sling has been extensively studied and is considered to be standard of care for the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence.
AUGS Position Statement June 2016
Links to Abstracts of Articles Cited (contact Diane Young for full-text articles at firstname.lastname@example.org)
PDF of the PowerPoint Presentation
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