Percutaneous afferent neuromodulation for the refractory overactive bladder: results of a multicenter study.

@article{Govier2001PercutaneousAN,
  title={Percutaneous afferent neuromodulation for the refractory overactive bladder: results of a multicenter study.},
  author={Fred E. Govier and S E Litwiller and Victor W. Nitti and Karl J. Kreder and Peter Rosenblatt},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={165 4},
  pages={1193-8}
}
PURPOSE More than 20 million Americans have an overactive bladder, the predominant symptoms being frequency, urgency, urge incontinence and pelvic pain. While the etiology is not completely understood, most investigators believe the causes to be many and the pelvic floor to be intimately related. Whatever the etiology, traditional therapies, including dietary manipulation, bladder drill, medications and physical therapy, are often poorly tolerated and/or ineffective. We report a prospective… CONTINUE READING

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