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Alternative Treatments for Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Prolapse

Updated: 24 November 2015

alternative treatments Sometimes when we visit our consultants they do not tell you about alternative treatments for stress incontinence. Most of us were told TVT Tape is the best treatment without first telling us there are other methods to relieve and cure stress incontinence. I was told on good authority from a medical expert most of the time surgical intervention is completely unnecessary. Please find following some PDF's recommended from peer articles to treat stress incontinence. You decide what is best!

24 November 2015
Years of campaigning since 2009 - It's so good to read at last our voices are being heard on the harm and complications associated with synthetic mesh medical devices.

Information on the Birmingham Prostate Clinic:
Stress Incontinence Surgery Options for Female Stress Incontinence

There has recently been a lot of debate about the safety and durability of TVT mesh slings, widely used to treat women with stress incontinence.

We have are one of a small number of specialist centres with particular expertise in the pubovaginal sling with autograft. This means creating a sling using your own tissue (taken from your stomach area), rather than using synthetic TVT tape, which has a high complications rate.

The pubovaginal sling, using your own tissue, is a more complex procedure for the surgeon to undertake, but offers better durability which means it is more likely to work effectively and less likely to break down and cause serious complications.

There are several good, safe surgical treatments for female stress incontinence. We explain what they are and how they work in more detail below.

Please click on the link below to read more information:

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
Stress incontinence is the most common form of urinary incontinence. The main treatment is to do exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles (pelvic floor exercises). If these do not help, another treatment option in some people is surgery to 'tighten' or support the bladder outlet. In those who do not want surgery or in whom surgery is not suitable, medication may help in addition to exercises if exercises alone are not effective.
PDF: www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/stress-incontinence.pdf >>>

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
The treatment you receive for urinary incontinence will depend on the type of incontinence you have and the severity of your symptoms. If your incontinence is caused by an underlying condition, such as an enlarged prostate gland in men, you will receive treatment for this first
PDF: www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/incontinence.pdf >>>

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
Urinary incontinence (UI) is any involuntary leakage of urine. It is a common and distressing problem, which may have a profound impact on quality of life. Urinary incontinence almost always results from an underlying treatable medical condition. There is also a related condition for defecation known as fecal incontinence.
PDF: www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/urinary-incontinence-different-treatments.pdf >>>

Groundbreaking device transforms lives of Scots with embarrassing bladder problems
Nov 15 2011 By Maria Croce
SCOTS docs have been treating patients with embarrassing bladder problems by implanting a groundbreaking battery device in their backs. The device - like a pacemaker - is the size of a £2 coin and sends electrical pulses to the sacral nerves at the base of the spine. The treatment has been hailed a success for dramatically improving the lives of patients who suffer problems like urinary incontinence or have to use catheters. To Read more please click on this external link to view the full article: www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/real-life/2011/11/15/groundbreaking-device-transforms-lives-of-scots-with-embarrassing-bladder-problems-86908-23563311/ >>>

Renessa® Treatment For Stress Incontinence, Three Year Clinical Results Presented
Main Category: Urology / Nephrology
Article Date: 14 Oct 2011
Novasys Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative therapies in women's health, announced today that a poster describing results from a prospective three year clinical trial of its non-surgical Renessa® treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women was presented at two professional society meetings in September 2011: the annual national Scientific Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the South Central Section of the American Urological Association.
Please click here for more information >>>

Please visit these webpages on more health issues surrounding mesh tapes:
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