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.
Combining kidney ultrasound with a visual examination of the bladder and urethra appears to be the most cost-effective way to screen for cancers of the genitourinary tract in people with microscopic amounts of blood in their urine, according to a study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers.
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.
Bilal Chughtai, MD is an Associate Professor of Urology and an Associate Professor of Urology in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is also an Associate Attending Urologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Chughtai specializes in Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, and Neurourology.