continence continence

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
  2. (n) voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge

Usage(s):

  1. I had the robotic and regained continence and potency almost immediately after removal of the catheter a week later.
  2. They improve continence and have fewer adverse effects than short-acting forms.
  3. Long-term continence rates can range from 85 - 90%.

News

  • Noted Surgeon Talks To LawyersandSettlements.com About Alleged Transvaginal Mesh Complications

    Dr. Brian Murray, a urologist and surgeon from Albany, NY who performs upwards of 200 TVM procedures per year, sees about 10 percent of those surgeries as remedial in nature. Dr. Murray's experience regarding revision TVM surgery is supported by statistics: according to the National Association for Continence, 27% of women who have had TVM surgery require repeat surgery;* additionally ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Continence management, being one of the important parts of the standards and given the situation in Broughton Hall - which of course is suspected gastroenteritis or even salmonella - I have today asked the department to conduct a full review audit...
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Christopher Pyne Source: The Age

  2. "It reminds me somewhat of the saying of St. Augustine: 'Give me chastity and continence, but not just yet'," Ralston said.
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Bruce Ralston Source: Aldergrove Star

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