In patients undergoing neuromodulation for intractable urge incontinence a reduction in 24-hr pad weight after the initial test stimulation best predicts long-term patient satisfaction.

@article{Foster2007InPU,
  title={In patients undergoing neuromodulation for intractable urge incontinence a reduction in 24-hr pad weight after the initial test stimulation best predicts long-term patient satisfaction.},
  author={Raymond T. Foster and Elizabeth J Anoia and George D. Webster and Cindy Louise Amundsen},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={213-7}
}
AIMS To evaluate long-term patient satisfaction of sacral neuromodulation and to correlate satisfaction with incontinence parameters. METHODS Patients at least 1-year remote from sacral neuromodulation were mailed a questionnaire to evaluate satisfaction and assess incontinence symptoms. RESULTS Fifty-two patients were consecutively enrolled in the study. Forty-nine questionnaires (94.2%) were returned. The average interval between implantation and questionnaire completion was 27.2 (range… CONTINUE READING

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