Animal models of female stress urinary incontinence.

  title={Animal models of female stress urinary incontinence.},
  author={Adonis K. Hijaz and Firouz Daneshgari and Karl-Dietrich Sievert and Margot S. Damaser},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={179 6},
PURPOSE Urinary incontinence affects 40% of women in the United States and stress urinary incontinence accounts for a large portion of affected patients. As defined by the International Continence Society, stress urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine upon effort, exertion, sneezing or coughing. Since the ultimate success of long-term management for any condition is based on an understanding of its pathophysiology, and because the pathophysiology of stress urinary incontinence… CONTINUE READING
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