Bladder training after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: is it necessary?

@article{Bergman1987BladderTA,
  title={Bladder training after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: is it necessary?},
  author={A. J. I. W. Bergman and Leroy W Matthews and Charles A. Ballard},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={909-12}
}
Eighty-nine consecutive patients with a clinically and urodynamically proved diagnosis of genuine stress urinary incontinence entered this study. Forty women had a revised Pereyra procedure and 49 had a Burch retropubic urethropexy. All had a suprapubic Bonnano catheter for postoperative bladder drainage. Postoperatively, patients were randomly allocated to "bladder training" (N = 44) or "nonbladder training" (N = 45) protocols. "Bladder training" consisted of scheduled clamping and unclamping… CONTINUE READING