Tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder syndrome unresponsive to medical therapy.

@article{Ridout2010TibialNS,
  title={Tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder syndrome unresponsive to medical therapy.},
  author={Alexandra E Ridout and W. L. Yoong},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={111-4}
}
Overactive bladder syndrome is defined as a symptom syndrome which includes urinary urgency, with or without urge incontinence, usually accompanied by frequency (>8 micturitions/24 h) and nocturia. Conservative treatment usually comprises behavioural techniques, bladder retraining, pelvic floor re-education and pharmacotherapy but up to 30% of patients will remain refractory to treatment. Although second-line treatment options such as sacral nerve stimulation and intravesical botulinum A… CONTINUE READING
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