Changes in urethral sphincter size following rehabilitation in older women with stress urinary incontinence

@article{Madill2014ChangesIU,
  title={Changes in urethral sphincter size following rehabilitation in older women with stress urinary incontinence},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Jane Madill and St{\'e}phanie Pontbriand-Drolet and An Tang and Chantale Dumoulin},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={277-283}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a pelvic floor muscle (PFM) rehabilitation program on the striated urethral sphincter in women over 60 years with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). We hypothesized that the PFM rehabilitation program would also exercise the striated urethral sphincter and that this would be demonstrated by hypertrophy of the sphincter on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Women with at least weekly episodes of SUI were recruited. Participants were… CONTINUE READING