Urology Today.net

Site updated at Thursday, 12 May 2016

Common Urological Problems

Pelvic Floor

Musculature and Fasciae of the Pelvis

The striated musculature of the pelvic floor provides dynamic support for the visceral contents of the abdominopelvic cavity. The pelvic floor consists of the pelvic diaphragm and the perineal membrane, which are described separately (Fig. 3) (3). The pelvic diaphragm refers to the levator ani group (LAG), the coccygeus muscles, and the associated… Musculature and Fasciae of the Pelvis   


The anatomic boundaries of the perineum are the pubis, thighs, and buttocks and can be divided into an anterior urogenital and a posterior anal triangle by drawing a line between the ischial tuberosities (Fig. 3) (7).

The perineal body is a tendinous structure in the midline of the perineum between the anus… Perineum   

Behavioral Therapies Ease Incontinence for Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Behavioral therapies such as pelvic-floor-muscle training and bladder-control strategies can reduce incontinence episodes by more than 50 percent in men following prostate-cancer surgery, according to new research from the Center for Aging at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham/Atlanta Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. The findings, published in… Behavioral Therapies Ease Incontinence for Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery   

New Website Promotes Bladder Health

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) announces its launch today of a new website in support of its Bladder Health Awareness campaign. This NAFC hosted website will focus on educating the public about bladder health, with all activities channeled in a countdown to National Bladder Health Week, November 14-18. The website can be accessed… New Website Promotes Bladder Health   

cell metabolism1 - intermittent urinary stream1 - journal of endourology1 - myocardial infarction1 - fred hutchinson cancer research center1 - adhd1 - recurrent urinary tract infections1 - adg1 - overactive bladder9 - obturator canal1 - psa levels2 - lower urinary tract symptoms3 - urinary tract disorder1 - depression2 - preemptive kidney transplantation1 - erectile dysfunction5 - martius flap1 - dry mouth1 - postpartum depression1 - biopsy outcome1 - university of michigan1 - treatment of prostate cancer1 - patient1 - public library of science1 - vascular diseases1 - anemia1 - canadian medical association journal2 - uterine prolapse4 - dietary magnesium3 - renal tubular acidosis2 -