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The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the TOPAS Sling System effectively treats fecal incontinence as measured by a 50% reduction in the number of FI episodes in a 14 day bowel diary at 12 months.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
TOPAS Sling System
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American Medical Systems
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:04-0400
The study purpose is to gain experience with the TOPAS system, a minimally- invasively delivered self-fixating mesh for the treatment of pelvic floor weakness in women with symptoms of mod...
Examining custom made sling vs. off the shelf sling for immobilization following pediatric upper extremity fractures.
The purpose of this study is to obtain surgical technique data for use in physician education and training and to collect early clinical outcomes data for future publication.
The arthroscopic subscapular sling procedure is a new technique for shoulder stabilization, which has been developed in human cadaveric studies by Klungsøyr et al, but has yet to be teste...
Multi-center, prospective, single arm study. Qualify patients will receive treatment for stress urinary incontinence by implantation of an AMS Sling System. The study is a long-term evalua...
The aim of this article is to report the outcomes of sling plications performed on women who presented with persistent stress urinary incontinence after midurethral sling.
To identify patient characteristics and surgical factors predictive of complications requiring mid-urethral sling (MUS) revision/removal.
The mid-urethral sling (MUS) procedure is the gold-standard for the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Urethro-vesical sling exposure is one of the most serious complications of ...
For low x-ray energies, backscatter is an important parameter for determining the absorbed dose, making accurate knowledge of backscatter factors (BSFs) essential. BSFs can be difficult to measure exp...
Computational simulations, such as Monte Carlo track structure simulations, offer a powerful tool for quantitatively investigating radiation interactions within cells. The modelling of the spatial dis...
Abnormal descent of a pelvic organ resulting in the protrusion of the organ beyond its normal anatomical confines. Symptoms often include vaginal discomfort, DYSPAREUNIA; URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE; and FECAL INCONTINENCE.
Pain associated with a damaged PUDENDAL NERVE. Clinical features may include positional pain with sitting in the perineal and genital areas, sexual dysfunction and FECAL INCONTINENCE and URINARY INCONTINENCE.
Circumscribed collections of suppurative material occurring in the spinal or intracranial EPIDURAL SPACE. The majority of epidural abscesses occur in the spinal canal and are associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a vertebral body; ANALGESIA, EPIDURAL; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include local and radicular pain, weakness, sensory loss, URINARY INCONTINENCE, and FECAL INCONTINENCE. Cranial epidural abscesses are usually associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a cranial bone, SINUSITIS, or OTITIS MEDIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p710 and pp1240-1; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1998 Aug;65(2):209-12)
A progressive neurodegenerative condition of the central and autonomic nervous systems characterized by atrophy of the preganglionic lateral horn neurons of the thoracic spinal cord. This disease is generally considered a clinical variant of MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY. Affected individuals present in the fifth or sixth decade with ORTHOSTASIS and bladder dysfunction; and later develop FECAL INCONTINENCE; anhidrosis; ATAXIA; IMPOTENCE; and alterations of tone suggestive of basal ganglia dysfunction. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p536)
Surgical incision of the INTERNAL ANAL SPHINCTER typically in the treatment of FISSURE IN ANO; chronic ANAL FISSURE and FECAL INCONTINENCE.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Erectile Dysfunction Urology Urology is the branch of medicine concerned with the urinary tract and diseases that affect it. Examples include urethritis, urethrostenosis and incontinence. Urology is a su...