Transurethral Radiofrequency Micro-Remodeling Using the Renessa System (Novasys Medical Inc.) for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence

Record ID 32010000982
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Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) affects an estimated 15 million women in the United States and is characterized by involuntary loss of urine or urine leakage upon such activities as laughing, coughing, and lifting. The most common cause is urethral hypermobility, a condition in which the urethra opens spontaneously in response to a sudden increase in abdominal pressure. Various therapies are available to treat SUI including medications, physical therapy, and surgery to correct hypermobility. An emerging therapy applies radiofrequency energy through the urethra to firm urethral tissues and reduce leakage.

Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2010
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Radio Waves
  • Urinary Incontinence, Stress
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: 2010 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc
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