Is the treatment of urgency incontinence a placebo response? Results of a five-year follow-up.

@article{Aitchison1989IsTT,
  title={Is the treatment of urgency incontinence a placebo response? Results of a five-year follow-up.},
  author={Michael Aitchison and Reginald C Carter and Peter D Paterson and B. G. Ferrie},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={
          478-80
        }
}
The treatment and symptomatic outcome were reviewed in 50 women who had presented with urgency incontinence as their main symptom 5 years previously. All had idiopathic urgency incontinence and, on the basis of urodynamic investigation, 40 were considered to have detrusor instability and 10 sensory urge incontinence. The results indicate that the natural history of sensory urgency is one of spontaneous resolution; all treatments of detrusor instability (including surgery) produced an… CONTINUE READING
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