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a r t i c l e i n f o The current research examines why people have superior recognition memory for own-group members compared to other-group members. In two studies, we provide evidence for one motivational mechanism underlying own-group bias—social belonging needs. In Study 1, participants assigned to a minimal group had superior memory for own-group(More)
Research has demonstrated an association between intimate partner abuse and suicidality, presenting a serious mental health issue. However, studies have differed widely in the samples and methods employed, and in the depth of the investigation. Given the level of heterogeneity in the literature, this systematic review examines, for the first time, the(More)
AIMS To assess the early results of mid-urethral slings placed via the transobturator approach (TVT-O) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women with high (>60 cm H(2)O) and low (<or=60 cm H(2)O) valsalva leak point pressure (VLPP). MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-three women with urodynamically proven SUI underwent TVT-O. Patients were divided into(More)
AIMS To determine if the outcomes of intradetrusor botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) injections for the management of refractory overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms are different if performed due to lack of anticholinergic efficacy versus medication intolerability. METHODS Retrospective chart review was performed on all patients undergoing intradetrusor BTX-A(More)
AIMS To determine if bilateral S3 lead placement during the stage I trial period improves the "success" rate for advancing to stage II (permanent) sacral neuromodulator placement. METHODS A retrospective chart review of 124 (20 male and 104 female) patients undergoing stage I sacral neuromodulation (InterStim, Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota)(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine if there are differences in clinical and urodynamic parameters between women with urge predominant and those with stress predominant mixed urinary incontinence (MUI). METHODS Charts of 99 female patients with complaints of MUI were reviewed. Patients were divided into two groups based on the subjective predominance of(More)
Results using radial mazes suggest rats may have a greater short-term memory (STM) capacity than the human "magical number seven." We examined spatial STM in humans using a radial maze analog drawn on paper. Subjects were instructed to lift, in "random" order, each of 17 cardboard flaps arranged radially around a center point. Fifteen undergraduate(More)
AIMS Incontinent ileovesicostomy was popularized in the mid-1990s as a surgical option for patients with neurogenic voiding dysfunction who lack the dexterity to perform clean catheterization. There are several case series in the literature, but few studies look at the long-term outcomes and complications associated with this procedure. METHODS We review(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate our experience with tension-free transvaginal tape (TVT) placement for the management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women who had previously undergone a failed midurethral synthetic sling (MUS) procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten women underwent retropubic TVT insertion for continued or recurrent SUI following a prior MUS(More)
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