Non-therapeutic interventions

Bibliographic InformationReason for rejecting study
Authors: Brubaker L, Harris T, Gleason D, Newman D, North B et al. Title: The external urethral barrier for stress incontinence: a multicenter trial of safety and efficacy. Journal Name: Obstetrics & Gynecology. Year: 1999Device evaluated (miniguard) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons
Authors: Abu-Sitta MI;Kapur G;Enhorning G;. Title: Stress incontinence alleviated by an intravaginal device. Journal Name: International Urogynecology Journal. Year: 1995Device evaluated (contiring) not known to be available
Authors: Bellin P;Smith J;Poll W;Bogojavlensky S;Knoll D;Childs S;Tuttle J;Barada J;Dann J;. Title: Results of a multicenter trial of the CapSure (Re/Stor) continence shield on women with stress urinary incontinence. Journal Name: Urology. Year: 1998Device evaluated (CapSure) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons
Authors: Benvenuti F;Banfi R;D'Ippolito P;Cottenden A;Mencarelli MA;Di Benedetto P;. Title: Criteria for prescribing aids for the management of urinary incontinence. Journal Name: Europa Medicophysica. Year: 2003Commentary on containment products available, and their performance. Does not address guideline questions.
Authors: Bernier F;Harris L;. Title: Treating stress incontinence with the bladder neck support prosthesis. Journal Name: Urologic Nursing. Year: 1995 MarDevice evaluated (believed to be Introl) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Dunn M;Brandt D;Nygaard I;. Title: Treatment of exercise incontinence with a urethral insert: a pilot study in women. Journal Name: Physician and Sportsmedicine. Year: 2002Study of 6 women who used femsoft. A larger, longer-term case series evaluating this device has been included.
Authors: Dunn S;Kowanko I;Paterson J;Pretty L;. Title: Systematic review of the effectiveness of urinary continence products. Journal Name: Journal of WOCN. Year: 2002Systematic review of effectiveness of continence products. Does not address the UI guideline questions. Covers which type of product is preferred, and their performance in terms of acceptability, comfort, keeping dry, skin reactions.
Authors: Eckford SD;Jackson SR;Lewis PA;Abrams P;. Title: The continence control pad - A new external urethral occlusion device in the management of stress incontinence. Journal Name: British Journal of Urology. Year: 1996Device evaluated (Miniguard) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Kohler-Ockmore J;Feneley RC;. Title: Long-term catheterization of the bladder: prevalence and morbidity. Journal Name: British Journal of Urology. Year: 1996 MarSurvey of prevalence of, and complications associated with, catheter use in the community. Does not address guideline questions.
Authors: Miller JL;Bavendam T;. Title: Treatment with the reliance(TM) urinary control insert: One-year experience. Journal Name: Journal of Endourology. Year: 1996Device evaluated (reliance) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Niel-Weise BS;van den Broek PJ;. Title: Urinary catheter policies for short-term bladder drainage in adults. Journal Name: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Year: 2006Not relevant to this guideline because we are looking at long- not short-term catheterisation.
Authors: Nielsen KK;Kromann-Andersen B;Jacobsen H;Nielsen EM;Nordling J;Holm HH;Larsen JF;. Title: The urethral plug: A new treatment modality for genuine urinary stress incontinence in women. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1990Urethral plugs not used in UK practice.
Authors: Nielsen KK;Walter S;Maegaard E;Kromann-Andersen B;. Title: The urethral plug II: An alternative treatment in women with genuine urinary stress incontinence. Journal Name: British Journal of Urology. Year: 1993Urethral plugs not used in the UK.
Authors: North BB;. Title: A disposable adhesive patch for stress urinary incontinence. Journal Name: Family Medicine. Year: 1998 AprDevice evaluated (believed to be Miniguard) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Robinson H;Schulz J;Flood C;Hansen L;. Title: A randomized controlled trial of the NEAT expandable tip continence device. Journal Name: International Urogynecology Journal. Year: 2003 AugDevices evaluated (NEAT and Reliance) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Sand PK;Staskin D;Miller J;Diokno A;Sant GR;Davila GW;Knapp P;Rappaport S;Tutrone R;. Title: Effect of a urinary control insert on quality of life in incontinent women. Journal Name: International Urogynecology Journal. Year: 1999Device evaluated (Reliance) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Tincello GD, Adams EJ, Bolderson J, Richmond DH. Title: A urinary control device for management of female stress incontinence. Journal Name: Obstet Gynecol. Year: 2000Device evaluated (FemAssist) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Versi E;Griffiths DJ;Harvey M;. Title: A new external urethral occlusive device for female urinary incontinence. Journal Name: Obstetrics and Gynecology. Year: 1998Device evaluated (FemAssist) not relevant as withdrawn from the market for commercial reasons.
Authors: Warren JW;Damron D;Tenney JH;Hoopes JM;Deforge B;Muncie HL;. Title: Fever, bacteremia, and death as complications of bacteriuria in women with long-term urethral catheters. Journal Name: Journal of Infectious Diseases. Year: 1987 JunA study of fever and bacteruria associated with long-term catheter use. Does not address guideline questions.

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Cover of Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence: The Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 40.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2006 Oct.
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