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Overactive bladder

Overactive bladder: not just a normal part of getting older

OAB is a clinical diagnosis based on the symptoms of urinary urgency, urge incontinence, frequency and nocturia. Bladder diaries are helpful for quantifying these symptoms and can be used to set...

An overview of sacral neuromodulation: a treatment for patients with symptoms of lower urinary tract dysfunction

SNM is believed to work by electrically stimulating the S3 and/or S4 sacral spinal nerves (Mitchell et al, 2011). Exactly how this produces a decrease in bladder symptoms in humans is not fully...

Introduction to sacral neuromodulation therapy for urinary bladder dysfunction using an InterStim system

The results of a survey carried out in 2005 in Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the UK suggested that the sum total costs of overactive bladder with urge urinary incontinence for patients...

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