Efficacy of pelvic floor muscle exercises in women with stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence.

@article{Nygaard1996EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of pelvic floor muscle exercises in women with stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence.},
  author={Ingrid E. Nygaard and Karl J. Kreder and M M Lepic and Kimberly Fountain and A T Rhomberg},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={174 1 Pt 1},
  pages={120-5}
}
OBJECTIVES Our purpose was (1) to evaluate the efficacy on an intent-to-treat basis of a 3-month course of pelvic floor muscle exercises as first-line therapy for urinary incontinence in consecutive women seen in a tertiary care center with stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence and (2) to evaluate whether a specially designed audiotape improves compliance and efficacy of the exercises. STUDY DESIGN A prospective randomized trial wa conducted with 71 women seen for treatment of urinary… CONTINUE READING
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