The Role of Sacral Nerve Stimulation in Female Pelvic Floor Disorders

@article{AlSannan2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Sacral Nerve Stimulation in Female Pelvic Floor Disorders},
  author={Baydaa Al-Sannan and Mai Ahmed Banakhar and Magdy Hassouna},
  journal={Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={159-168}
}
Female pelvic floor disorders, such as urge incontinence, nonobstructive urinary retention, painful bladder syndrome, fecal incontinence, chronic constipation, and sexual dysfunction, represent multiple challenges to the treating physicians. Sacral nerve modulation (SNM) gives a promising alternative and a minimally invasive treatment option for chronic pelvic floor disorders resistant to conventional treatment. This review covers the mechanism of action and surgical procedure of the SNM as… CONTINUE READING

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