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21. Intravaginal Laser for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause and Stress Urinary Incontinence

Intravaginal Laser for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause and Stress Urinary Incontinence No. 358-Intravaginal Laser for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause and Stress Urinary Incontinence - Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada Email/Username: Password: Remember me Search Terms Search within Search Volume 40, Issue 4, Pages 503–511 No. 358-Intravaginal Laser for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause and Stress Urinary Incontinence x Jens-Erik Walter , MD Montréal, QC x Annick Larochelle (...) , MD Montréal, QC No. 358, April 2018 DOI: To view the full text, please login as a subscribed user or . Click to view the full text on ScienceDirect. Figures Figure Comparative pre- and post-laser vaginal biopsies. Abstract Objective This technical bulletin reviews the evidence relating to risks and benefits of using intravaginal laser technology in the management of genitourinary syndrome of menopause and stress urinary incontinence. Intended Users Gynaecologists, urogynaecologists, urologists

2018 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

22. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Pre-Menopausal Women

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Pre-Menopausal Women No. 292-Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Pre-Menopausal Women - Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada Email/Username: Password: Remember me Search Terms Search within Search Volume 40, Issue 5, Pages e391–e415 No. 292-Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Pre-Menopausal Women x Sukhbir Singh , MD Ottawa, ON x Carolyn Best , MD Toronto, ON x Sheila Dunn , MD Toronto, ON x Nicholas Leyland , MD Toronto, ON x Wendy Lynn Wolfman , MD Toronto, ON No 292

2018 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

23. Menopause

Menopause Menopause - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Menopause Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: February 2019 Summary The diagnosis is clinical, based on the absence of menses for 12 months, and does not require further testing for appropriately presenting patients. Oestrogen therapy is an effective treatment for the management of menopausal symptoms including hot flushes, night sweats (...) , and is unlikely to increase the risk of stroke or venous thrombosis above that of non-users. Non-hormonal interventions may help women who have a contraindication to, or cannot tolerate, HT. However, they are less effective than HT in controlling menopausal symptoms. Definition Onset of the menopause is heralded by the cessation of menses for at least 12 consecutive months, without some other reason for amenorrhoea (such as pregnancy, hormone therapy, or other medical condition). No further testing

2018 BMJ Best Practice

24. Menopause

Menopause CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL RESOURCE Menopause RCN guidance for nurses, midwives and health visitors Endorsed by This publication is supported by industryMENOPAUSE 2 This publication is due for review in November 2020. To provide feedback on its contents or on your experience of using the publication, please email publications.feedback@rcn.org.uk Acknowledgements This new publication is based on, and replaces, previous RCN publications – Women’s Health and the Menopause: RCN Guidance (...) for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (RCN, 2005 and 2014) and Complementary Approaches to Menopausal Symptoms: RCN Guidance for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (RCN, 2006). The RCN Women’s Health Forum would like to thank the menopause project team for the development of this publication: Debra Holloway (project chair), Nurse Consultant Gynaecology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Chair of the RCN Women’s Health Forum Carmel Bagness, RCN Professional Lead Midwifery and Women’s

2018 Royal College of Nursing

25. A review of effective herbal medicines in controlling menopausal symptoms Full Text available with Trip Pro

A review of effective herbal medicines in controlling menopausal symptoms Acute menopausal syndrome especially hot flashes, is one of the most common gynecological problems during menopause. Due to the side effects of hormone therapy, herbal and complementary medicines are always of immense interest to people in the treatment and management of the symptoms and complications of menopause.The aim of this study was to investigate the mechanisms and effects of medicinal plants employed (...) in the treatment of menopausal symptoms.This review article was carried out by examining clinical trial studies between the period of 1994 and 2016. The keywords, which include menopause, climacteric, hot flushes, flashes, herb and phytoestrogens were used to search for herbal medicines used in clinical trials for the treatment of menopausal symptoms using databases such as PubMed, Medline, Scopus, Google scholar, SID and Magiran.The results of the study showed that the medicinal plants, which include Sage

2017 Electronic physician

26. Effects of teriparatide and risedronate on new fractures in post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis (VERO): a multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised controlled trial. (Abstract)

Effects of teriparatide and risedronate on new fractures in post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis (VERO): a multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised controlled trial. No clinical trials have compared osteoporosis drugs with incident fractures as the primary outcome. We compared the anti-fracture efficacy of teriparatide with risedronate in patients with severe osteoporosis.In this double-blind, double-dummy trial, we enrolled post-menopausal women with at least two moderate (...) in the risedronate group (hazard ratio 0·48, 95% CI 0·32-0·74; p=0·0009). Non-vertebral fragility fractures occurred in 25 (4·0%) patients in the teriparatide group and 38 (6·1%) in the risedronate group (hazard ratio 0·66; 95% CI 0·39-1·10; p=0·10).Among post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis, the risk of new vertebral and clinical fractures is significantly lower in patients receiving teriparatide than in those receiving risedronate.Lilly.Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

2017 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

27. Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Long-term All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trials. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Long-term All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trials. Health outcomes from the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen Plus Progestin and Estrogen-Alone Trials have been reported, but previous publications have generally not focused on all-cause and cause-specific mortality.To examine total and cause-specific cumulative mortality, including during the intervention and extended postintervention follow-up, of the 2 Women's

2017 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

28. Risk of Stroke With Various Types of Menopausal Hormone Therapies: A National Cohort Study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Risk of Stroke With Various Types of Menopausal Hormone Therapies: A National Cohort Study Double-blind randomized studies on the effects of oral postmenopausal hormone therapies were stopped mainly because of increased risk of stroke. We aimed to assess the risk of all strokes and various subtypes associated with hormone therapy and explore the influence of regimens and routes of administration.A national historical cohort of women aged 51 to 70 years from 1995 to 2010 was established

2017 EvidenceUpdates

29. Equine oestrogens + bazedoxifene (Duavive) and menopause. Inadequately evaluated harms

Equine oestrogens + bazedoxifene (Duavive) and menopause. Inadequately evaluated harms Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Equine oestrogens + bazedoxifene (Duavive°) and menopause. Inadequately evaluated harms'', 1 July 2017 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Equine oestrogens + bazedoxifene (Duavive°) and menopause. Inadequately evaluated harms Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |  (...)  |   |  Spotlight Equine oestrogens + bazedoxifene (Duavive°) and menopause. Inadequately evaluated harms FEATURED REVIEW A new product combining equine oestrogens and bazedoxifene (Duavive°, Pfizer) has been authorised in the European Union for menopausal disorders in non-hysterectomised postmenopausal women. Past experience suggests that this new combination should be considered with caution, and avoided until these foreseeable adverse effects have been properly evaluated. Full

2017 Prescrire

30. Neurokinin 3 receptor antagonism as a novel treatment for menopausal hot flushes: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Neurokinin 3 receptor antagonism as a novel treatment for menopausal hot flushes: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Hot flushes affect 70% of menopausal women and often severely impact physical, psychosocial, sexual, and overall wellbeing. Hormone replacement therapy is effective but is not without risk. Neurokinin B signalling is increased in menopausal women, and has been implicated as an important mediator of hot flushes.This phase 2, randomised, double-blind (...) , placebo-controlled, single-centre, crossover trial assessed the effectiveness of an oral neurokinin 3 receptor antagonist (MLE4901) on menopausal hot flushes. Eligible participants were healthy women aged 40-62 years, having seven or more hot flushes in every 24 h of which some were reported as being severe or bothersome, who had not had a menstrual period for at least 12 months, and who had not been taking any medication shown to improve menopausal flushes in the preceding 8 weeks. Participants

2017 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

31. The Relationship between Physical Activity and General Health among Menopausal Women in Ahvaz, Iran Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Relationship between Physical Activity and General Health among Menopausal Women in Ahvaz, Iran Most women experience significant changes in their general health status during menopause, which negatively affects their quality of life. Physical activity has also been shown to enhance quality of life. However, little is known about the effect of physical activity on women's health during the menopausal transition. This study aimed to determine the relationship between physical activity (...) and general health among menopausal women in Ahvaz, Iran.This cross sectional study was carried out on 600 menopausal women using cluster random sampling during 2013-2014. Data collection tools were three questionnaires; women's demographic characteristics, the Goldenberg's questionnaire, and International physical activity questionnaire (IPAQ). Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics through SPSS version 19. The statistical tests were performed at the 95% confidence interval.There

2017 Electronic physician

32. Examining Psychometric Characteristics of a Menopausal Health Questionnaire: Translation and Psychometric Evaluation of the Persian Version Full Text available with Trip Pro

Examining Psychometric Characteristics of a Menopausal Health Questionnaire: Translation and Psychometric Evaluation of the Persian Version Menopause is a natural event in a woman's life which affects her general health and quality of life. However, currently there is no Persian instrument for measuring health status during this period. Therefore, the present study was performed to assess the validity and reliability of the Persian version of the Menopausal Health Questionnaire in Iran.The (...) correlation coefficient (ICC) was assessed to be 0.93.The 14-item Menopausal Health Questionnaire is a valid and reliable instrument to assess postmenopausal women's health.

2017 Electronic physician

33. Menopause and hormone therapy

Menopause and hormone therapy Menopause and hormone therapy Approved by the Danish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology March, 20 – 2017 Based on the NICE guideline Menopause and hormone therapy 1 Summary of clinical recommendations Hormone therapy can be considered for menopause related symptoms after thorough advice on the benefits and risks of treatment. Treat with the lowest possible dose in the shortest possible time, and preferably with dermal application. A Postmenopausal women suffering (...) from moderate to severe hot flushes are recommended to try lifestyle changes for a 3-month period and should undergo investigation of the risk factors of cardiovascular disease. If the lifestyle changes do not remedy the symptoms, one should treat based on whether the findings of the investigation into cardiovascular disease suggest low ( 10%) risk. Women at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease are advised against hormone therapy. Women that started menopause less than 10 years ago

2017 Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology

37. The 2017 hormone therapy position statement of The North American Menopause Society

The 2017 hormone therapy position statement of The North American Menopause Society Copyright @ 2017 The North American Menopause Society. Unauthorized reproduction of this article is prohibited. POSITION STATEMENT The 2017 hormone therapy position statement of The North American Menopause Society Abstract The2017HormoneTherapyPositionStatementofTheNorthAmericanMenopauseSociety(NAMS)updatesthe 2012HormoneTherapyPositionStatementofTheNorthAmericanMenopauseSocietyandidentifiesfutureresearch needs (...) . An Advisory Panel of clinicians and researchers expert in the field of women’s health and menopause was recruited by NAMS to review the 2012 Position Statement, evaluate new literature, assess the evidence, and reach consensusonrecommendations,usingthelevelofevidencetoidentifythestrengthofrecommendationsandthequality of the evidence. The Panel’s recommendations were reviewed and approved by the NAMS Board of Trustees. Hormone therapy (HT) remains the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms (VMS

2017 The North American Menopause Society

38. Menopause

Menopause Menopause - NICE CKS Share Menopause: Summary Menopause is a biological stage in a woman's life when menstruation ceases permanently due to the loss of ovarian follicular activity. It occurs with the final menstrual period and is usually diagnosed clinically after 12 months of amenorrhoea. In the UK, the mean age of the natural menopause is 51 years, although this can vary between different ethnic groups. Perimenopause is the period before the menopause when the endocrinological (...) , biological, and clinical features of approaching menopause commence. It is characterized by irregular cycles of ovulation and menstruation and ends 12 months after the last menstrual period. Postmenopause is the time after a woman has not had a period for 12 consecutive months. Premature menopause is usually defined as menopause occurring before the age of 40 years. Alterations in hormonal levels result in menopausal symptoms. Vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and night sweats) are the most commonly

2017 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

39. Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer

Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer December 2016 | Incorporates published evidence to November 2015 This guideline includes Evidence Summaries and Recommendations based on available evidence about the effectiveness and safety of different therapies for managing menopausal symptoms in women after breast (...) cancer. The guideline provides health professionals and breast cancer patients with information to support decisions regarding the choice of particular therapies for the management of menopausal symptoms in the context of past or ongoing treatment for breast cancer. © Cancer Australia 2016 Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer page 1 of 181Table of contents Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer 1 Background 5 Grading

2017 Cancer Australia

40. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms BRITISH MENOPAUSE SOCIETY T ool for clinicians Information for GPs and other health professionals 1 of 2 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms The Menopause Guideline (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE 2015; 1.3.3) recommends that GPs and health professionals give information and advice to menopausal women about cognitive behaviour therapy (...) . Anxiety and stress – NICE (201 5) 1 recommends CBT as a treatment option for anxiety experienced by women during the menopause transition and post menopause. Women can feel anxious at this time, due to unpredictable hot flushes and social embarrassment, which can lead to avoidance of social and other activities. Hot flushes can be associated with palpitations. Bearing these issues in mind CBT can be adapted from protocols for social and general anxiety. Depressed mood – NICE (201 5) recommends CBT

2017 British Menopause Society