Reliability of pelvic floor muscle strength measurement in elderly incontinent women.

@article{KerschanSchindl2002ReliabilityOP,
  title={Reliability of pelvic floor muscle strength measurement in elderly incontinent women.},
  author={Katharina Kerschan-Schindl and Emmanuelle Uher and Guenther F. Wiesinger and Alexandra Kaider and Gerold Ebenbichler and Peter Nicolakis and Josef Kollmitzer and Elisabeth Preisinger and Veronika Fialka-Moser},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={42-7}
}
Pelvic floor muscles (PFM) play an important role in maintaining urinary continence with increasing age. Therefore, their contractile properties need to be evaluated. The aim of the study was to examine the reliability and correlation of simple techniques to measure PFM strength in elderly women with urinary incontinence. An interview was used to evaluate… CONTINUE READING