A new pelvic muscle trainer for the treatment of urinary incontinence.

@article{Schmidt2009ANP,
  title={A new pelvic muscle trainer for the treatment of urinary incontinence.},
  author={Adriana P Schmidt and Paulo Roberto Stefani Sanches and Danton Pereira da Silva and Jos{\'e} Geraldo Lopes Ramos and Percy Nohama},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={218-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe a new device for home treatment of urinary incontinence (UI) by comparing 3 conservative techniques and monitoring compliance and performance. METHODS Thirty-two patients with UI were allocated to 1 of 3 intervention groups: pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME; n=11) alone; PFME combined with biofeedback (n=10); or PFME combined with electrical stimulation (n=11). The outcomes assessed were: changes in quality of life score (QLS), urodynamic and perineometric parameters… CONTINUE READING
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