Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Systematic Review Update

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  author={Ethan M. Balk and Gaelen P. Adam and Hannah J. Kimmel and V Rofeberg and Imani Saeed and Peter C. Jeppson and Thomas A. Trikalinos},

Urinary Incontinence in Women: Evaluation and Management.

A step-wise approach to treatment is directed at the urinary incontinence subtype, starting with conservative management, escalating to physical devices and medications, and ultimately referring for surgical intervention.

Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women

This article presents the network meta-analysis (NMA) that focuses on symptomatic cure and improvement outcomes; the technical report presents details of other outcomes, including adverse events and quality of life.

Adverse Events Associated with Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women: a Systematic Review

There is low strength of evidence that AEs are rare with behavioral therapies and neuromodulation, and that periurethral bulking agents may result in erosion and increase the risk of voiding dysfunction, but high strength ofEvidence finds that anticholinergics and alpha agonists are associated with high rates of dry mouth and constitutional effects such as fatigue and gastrointestinal complaints.

Evaluation and conservative management of urinary incontinence in women

The authors discuss the clinical symptoms, evaluation, and cost-effective nonsurgical, conservative management of urinary incontinence, a common condition affecting from 25% to 75% of women depending

A mobile app for the treatment of female mixed and urgency incontinence: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Sweden

The app Tät II is a cost-effective treatment method for women with MUI and UUI and is calculated quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) using the International Consultation on Incontinence Modular Questionnaire Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Quality of Life.

App‐based self‐management of urgency and mixed urinary incontinence in women: One‐year follow‐up

To evaluate the long‐term effect of the Tät®II app for treatment of urgency (UUI) and mixed urinary incontinence (MUI).

A Review of Aging and the Lower Urinary Tract: The Future of Urology

  • H. Nishii
  • Medicine
    International Neurourology Journal
  • 2021
The demographic trends in the aging society, changes in lower urinary tract function with aging, and deterioration of physical and cognitive function in aging are described, as well as what has been done regarding geriatric urology and what urologists should do to meet the health care needs of the aging population are described.

Evaluation and management of female urinary incontinence.

Treatment of UI in women requires a graded approach that considers patient goals and symptom severity, beginning with lifestyle and behavioral modifications before progressing to more aggressive interventions.

A systematic review of neurocognitive dysfunction with overactive bladder medications

Cognitive decline was reported with oxybutynin and tolterodine use and should be used with caution in adults over 65 years of age and mixed results related to central nervous system effect were shown.



Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence Via Smartphone. 2017

  • Accessed on October
  • 2017

Behavioral and drug therapy for urinary incontinence.

Intravaginal stimulation randomized trial.

  • J. Smith
  • Medicine
    The Journal of urology
  • 1996

Continence efficacy intervention program for community residing women with stress urinary incontinence in Japan.

A randomized trial was conducted to compare the effectiveness of the CEIP program to conventional intervention on exercise continuity and to suggest that this intervention program is effective and readily available to the community-residing women with SUI.

Comparison of Side Effects of Solifenacin Vs Tolteridine in Patients with Urinary Incontinence

Solifenacin succinate (5mg) had significantly higher occurrence of constipation as compared to Tolterodine (4mg) while occurrence of dry mouth was also higher but not significant.

Comparing Resisted Hip Rotation With Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in Women With Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Pilot Study

Both PFMT and RHR seem to be effective in the treatment of women with stress urinary incontinence, and the present findings encourage further exploration of RHR in the Treatment of SUI.

exercise programmes for women with stress urinary incontinence Margarida Ferreira and colleagues report on a randomised pilot study to evaluate home-based and supervised pelvic floor training

The home exercise programme was beneficial for women with mild-to-moderate SUI; but the HEP+SEP improvement was more pronounced.

A comparative study of pelvic floor training and electrical stimulation for the treatment of genuine female stress urinary incontinence

Twenty women with pure genuine stress urinary incontinence were randomly allocated to 6 months of pelvic floor training or intravaginal electrical stimulation and not cured by the first treatment given were offered the other one.