incontinence

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incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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Caption: Figure 1: The figure shows the linear regressions of the learning curve along the series regarding the outcomes surgery time, urinary continence, and sexual potency 12 months after surgery, along with the multiple surgical margin rates.
Early initiation of toilet training for urine was associated with early urinary continence and does not appear to be associated with bladder dysfunction.
Recovery of urinary continence following radical prostatectomy: the impact of prostate volume analysis of data from the capsure database.
Oestrogen is of great importance in the supportive mechanism of the pelvis by controlling the synthesis and breakdown of collagen.11 Also, the tissues of the female urinary continence mechanism are sensitive to oestrogen.
Urinary continence was evaluated by a urologist through clinical evaluation; no urodynamic studies were done.
Table 1: Number of times a caregiver checked the wetness of an older person during a shift within the 3-day urinary continence assessment period Frequency Times (N) Homes 1, 2, 3 and 4 Home 5 Percent(N) Percent (N) 0 7.2 (6) 11.1 (1) 1-2 16.9 (14) 0 (0) 3-4 66.3 (55) 44.4 (4) 5-6 7.2 (6) 11.1 (1) 7 + 2.4 (2) 33.3 (3) Total 100 (83) 99.9 (9) Table 2: Caregivers' perceptions where there were similar responses from RACH Statement Number of Median (IQ) respondents Agreement with statement UC assessment produced 69 6.0 (2) information that improves my communication with other health service providers ...
Twenty eight women with stress urinary incontinence and fifty seven ones with urinary continence, with age between 17 to 47 years (average 31.12 years and standard deviation 7.60), average length of 1.58 meter (standard deviation 0.058 m), average weight of 67.74 kg (standard deviation 11.08 kg) and BMI 26.14 kg/[m.sup.2] (standard deviation 4.79), were present.
PFMT increases urinary continence and improves symptoms of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, systematic review or randomized, controlled trials [RCTs]).
Post-robotic prostatectomy urinary continence: characterization of perfect continence versus occasional dribbling in pad-free men.
(10) On the other hand, partial prostatectomy is often indicated for treatment of BPH and consists of removing part of prostate, with preservation of the external portion that maintains communication between the bladder and ureter; this method thereby preserves urinary continence after surgery.
men who underwent either open or robotic surgery had similar scores on assessments of urinary continence and sexual function over a two-year period.
In order to have statistical power of 0.80 and p<0.05, it was calculated that 80 subjects were required to detect a 35% difference in improvement in self-reported urinary continence, and the sample size was increased to 95 to guard against the possible situation where some of the subjects would not complete the study.