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TUESDAY Q & A: Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery? ANSWER: Urinary incontinence is a common problem for [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Study: Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Gynecologic Surgery Gets Patients Back To Health Faster

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug 26, 2013  — Patients who had complex gynecologic surgery managed by an enhanced recovery pathway (ERP) resulted in decreased narcotic use, earlier discharge, stable readmission rates, excellent patient satisfaction and cost savings, according to a Mayo Clinic study. The findings are published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Uterine Fibroids Have Significant Impact on Quality of Life, Workplace Performance Uterine fibroids cause significant fear and morbidity and can compromise workplace performance, according to a recently published survey of nearly 1,000 women in the U.S. Elizabeth Stewart, M.D., lead author and gynecologic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says, "We conducted this survey to better understand the experience and needs of women with [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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