Neuromodulation for Idiopathic Detrusor Instability and Urge Incontinence

  • Daniel S. Elliott
  • Timothy B. Boone


Most patients presenting with idiopathic bladder instability and urge incontinence are managed by conservative therapy with anticholinergic medication, biofeedback, bladder retraining, and pelvic floor exercises. Bladder instability has a significant impact on the patient’s quality of life, and the success rate of conservative therapy has been poor. It has been estimated that 62.5% of surveyed patients with urge incontinence were “not satisfied” with currently available treatments.1, 2


Urge Incontinence Sacral Nerve Stimulation Detrusor Instability Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Sacral Neuromodulation 
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  • Timothy B. Boone

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