Vaginal cones: a conservative method of treating genuine stress incontinence.

  title={Vaginal cones: a conservative method of treating genuine stress incontinence.},
  author={A B Peattie and S. Plevnik and Stuart L. Stanton},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={95 10},
A set of weighted vaginal cones designed to exercise the pelvic floor muscles was used by a group of 39 premenopausal patients with genuine stress incontinence who were awaiting corrective surgery. The effectiveness of the exercises in reducing urinary loss was assessed with a standard urine pad test before and after 1 month of training. Of the 30 women who completed 1 month of the exercises 70% felt they were improved or cured and 90% found it an acceptable method of treatment. Of the 30 women… CONTINUE READING
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