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April 17, 2019
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F.D.A. Halts U.S. sales of Vaginal Mesh

The FDA in a statement yesterday has mandated that vaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse (cystoceles mainly) be removed from all hospital operating room shelves because of safety concerns. Doctors Arendt, Jacoby and Miller (all FPMRS board certified) have […]
August 16, 2018


Rezūm is a minimally invasive alternative to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) medications or surgery (enlarged prostate). It relieves symptoms safely and effectively in an office or out-patient setting, with minimal side effects. The procedure is done during one visit, patients […]
July 27, 2018
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Vaginal Mesh: Is it a danger to my health?

You may have seen or heard recent news articles about the concerns surrounding the use of vaginal mesh. Surgical mesh has been used by surgeons since the 1950s to repair abdominal hernias. In the 1970s, gynecologists began implanting surgical mesh […]
May 14, 2018
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Urinary Incontinence: Treatments, Causes & Types

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine that can be very bothersome and can prevent women from participating in certain activities that they enjoy. There are three types of incontinence: stress incontinence, urge incontinence, and overflow incontinence. Each is […]
May 14, 2018
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Painful Bladder Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Women with Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS) complain of urinary urgency, frequency, and bladder pain. Symptoms can range from mild, patients complain of frequency and pain with a full bladder, to severe (frequency of multiple times an hour and severe bladder […]