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World Journal of Urology

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 162–166 | Cite as

Urodynamic assessment of pelvic floor training

  • I. Hahn
  • J. Nauclér
  • S. Sommar
  • M. Fall
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Summary

The object of this study was to evaluate the function of the pelvic floor and urethral sphincters in women with genuine stress incontinence before and after treatment. A total of 20 patients were randomized to 6 months' pelvic floor training or electrical stimulation. They were assessed by comprehensive analysis of pressure recordings in the urethra, vagina and anus. There were few significant correlations between subjective effect, pad tests and urodynamic results. Urethral, vaginal and anal profilometry is of limited value for assessment of training effects.

Keywords

Public Health Electrical Stimulation Pelvic Floor Comprehensive Analysis Stress Incontinence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Hahn
    • 1
  • J. Nauclér
    • 1
  • S. Sommar
    • 1
  • M. Fall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUrodynamic LaboratoryGöteborgSweden

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