Urinary Incontinence solutions

Urinary Incontinence

Fear of leaking holding you back?

Wet nappies or adult pads are not the end of the line. Long term solutions exist.



Don't give up hope. A long term solution could help you Reclaim Your Quality of Life.1-3
Find a urologist who specialises in long term solutions.

Research based facts about urinary incontinence disease

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Incontinence persists in many men despite treatment4

Dr. Morey's video on incontinence

Dr. Allen Morey, Professor of Urology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

“Feelings of anger, isolation and depression are common. But it doesn’t have to be that way.”*
 
 
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Feeling anxious or apprehensive about taking the next step?

Advances in surgical techniques and technology mean options are now available that can minimise the impact of surgery and the need for readjustment.1,6 Helping you fix and forget the problem of incontinence and reclaim your quality of life.1–3

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Dr. Ross Cartmill's comments on Urinary Incontinence

Dr. Ross Cartmill, Australian urologist

"To find a solution to incontinence, a patient needs to consult a urologist.”*

A urologist will prioritise urinary incontinence. Consult a urologist who specialises in incontinence to help reclaim your quality of life.1–3
 
 
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References

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  2. Rehder P. Haab F. Cornu J-N. et al. Treatment of postprostatectomy male urinary incontinence with the transobturator retroluminal repositioning sling suspension: 3-year follow-up. Eur Urol. 2012;62(1):140–145.  
  3. Viers BR, Linder BJ, Rivera ME, Rangel LJ, Ziegelmann MJ, Elliott DS. Long-Term Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes among Primary and Secondary Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantations in Men with Stress Urinary Incontinence. J Urol. 2016;  196 (3): 838-43.  
  4. Riemsma R, Hagen S, Kirschner-Hermanns R, Norton C, Wijk H, Andersson KE, Chapple C, Spinks J, Wagg A, Hutt E, Misso K, Deshpande S, Kleijnen J, Milsom I. Can incontinence be cured? A systematic review of cure rates. BMC Med. 2017;  15 (1): 63.   
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  16. Poole K, Kerlin M, Wynne R. Prevalence and characteristics of urinary incontinence in a cohort of patients with chronic heart failure. Heart Lung. 2017; 46 (2): 67-73. https://www.heartandlung.org/article/S0147-9563(16)30224-2/fulltext.
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