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Urinary incontinence

Pathway for post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence: impact on patient confidence and satisfaction

A radical prostatectomy may be conducted using open surgery or a minimally invasive technique, which may be a robotic procedure (NICE, 2021). In either case, the prostatic segment of the urethra and...

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...

Urinary incontinence and the impact on migrant individuals with intellectual disability

‘Any person who is moving or has moved across an international border or within a state away from his or her habitual place of residence, regardless of the person's legal status, whether the...

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...

The role of neuromuscular electrical stimulation in the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor muscles

The pelvic floor is vital for routine bodily functions. The muscles of the pelvic floor help to control bladder and bowel movements, support pelvic organs, and help to control intimate sensations in...

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