American Urological Association Releases Incontinence after Prostate Treatment Guideline Amendment

Today, the American Urological Association (AUA), in partnership with the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS) and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), released the 2024 amendment to the Incontinence after Prostate Treatment (IPT) Guideline.  This guideline on IPT is intended to facilitate care decisions and aid clinicians in the management of patients who have incontinence after undergoing treatment for localized prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The multiple treatments that exist for patients with IPT are discussed, evaluated and updated within this amendment. Read more.

Source: Yahoo! Finance, June 27, 2024

AUA/SUFU Updates Guideline on Surgical Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence

The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) has updated their 2017 clinical practice guideline on the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). This amendment is based on their review of 24 studies published through February 2022. No changes were made to the patient evaluation and cystoscopy and urodynamics testing sections and only a minor update was made to patient counseling. Read more.

Source: Renal and Urology News, June 16, 2023

AUA, SUFU Release an Amendment to the Female Stress Urinary Incontinence Guideline

Today, the American Urological Association (AUA), in partnership with the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), released the 2023 clinical practice guideline amendment for the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  SUI is a common problem experienced by many women. About 1 in 3 women suffer from SUI at some point in their lives, and the chance of having urinary incontinence increases with age. The updated guideline has 24 recommendations that provide a clinical framework for the assessment and treatment of SUI in women. Read more and access the new guideline.

Source: PRNewswire, April 25, 2023