Dr. Unwanaobong U. Nseyo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Nseyo joined the Weill Cornell Urology department from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California where she was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology following completion of her subspecialty fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery also at USC. Prior to her fellowship, Dr.
Jennifer Jue is a board-certified Physician Assistant working under the supervision of Dr. Larissa Rodriguez at the newly renovated Center for Female Pelvic Health. She works in the Department of Urology specializing in Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Jennifer has expertise in overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, and pelvic organ prolapse.
Dr. Larissa V. Rodríguez is the Chair of the Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine and urologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center.
A surgically implanted device used to regulate bladder and bowel control often requires additional operations to repair or replace it, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.
By Molly Schulson ~ Cornell Chronicle
A synthetic mesh commonly used to treat a form of urinary incontinence as well as the weakening of the female pelvis's walls can lead to complications that increase in frequency with the amount of mesh used, new Weill Cornell Medicine research suggests.
Medical specialties vary considerably in their management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women, despite the availability of UI treatment guidelines, new study findings suggest.
In addition, the study showed that most women do not have their type of UI categorized and urinalysis is underused.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is any involuntary leakage of urine, whether it's a large amount or just a few drops.
Tens of millions of men and women in the United States experience urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. There are several possible causes of UI, explored below.