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Common Urological Problems

Urgency Incontinence

The concept of ‘overactive bladder’ serves better commercial rather than patient interests

“The overactive bladder syndrome has become an accepted way to simplify a complex array of symptoms and leads people to believe that an overactive bladder is an independent disease in itself. However, the truth is not as simple as this, as there are usually several factors at work explaining the symptoms. This is also… The concept of ‘overactive bladder’ serves better commercial rather than patient interests   



Botox as effective as medication for urinary urgency incontinence

Botox® (onabotulinum toxin-A) injections to the bladder are as effective as medication for treating urinary urgency incontinence in women, but the injection is twice as likely to completely resolve symptoms. These findings were published in the latest issue of The New England Journal of Medicine by a National Institutes of Health clinical trials… Botox as effective as medication for urinary urgency incontinence   



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