A systematic review of overweight and obesity as risk factors and targets for clinical intervention for urinary incontinence in women.

@article{Hunskaar2008ASR,
  title={A systematic review of overweight and obesity as risk factors and targets for clinical intervention for urinary incontinence in women.},
  author={Steinar Hunskaar},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          749-57
        }
}
AIMS To review the epidemiological literature of urinary incontinence with respect to overweight and obesity as a risk factor, and how the findings eventually fulfill general criteria for being a causal factor for the condition. Likewise to review all interventional studies assessing the effect of weight reduction on incontinence. METHODS Systematic searches until June 2008 for publications of community based prevalence studies with bivariate or multivariate analyses of the association… CONTINUE READING

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