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Urinary Incontinence

Management strategies are framed within a multidisciplinary team structure and as such a range of specialists ranging from psychologists, specialist nurses, gynaecologists and urologists author the chapters. There are some novel methods outlined by the authors with their clinical application and utility described in detail, along with exhaustive research on epidemiology, which is particularly relevant in planning for the future.

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Urinary IncontinenceEdited by Ammar Alhasso

Published: April 4th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1907

ISBN: 978-953-51-0484-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6956-7

Copyright year: 2012

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48736 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Role of Altered Connective Tissue in the Causation of Pelvic Floor Symptoms

By B. Liedl, O. Markovsky, F. Wagenlehner and A. Gunnemann


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2. Epidemiology of Urinary Incontinence in Pregnancy and Postpartum

By Stian Langeland Wesnes, Steinar Hunskaar and Guri Rortveit


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3. A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Young Women

By Mariola Bidzan, Jerzy Smutek, Krystyna Garstka-Namysł, Jan Namysł and Leszek Bidzan


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4. Effects of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training with Biofeedback in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence

By Nazete dos Santos Araujo, Érica Feio Carneiro Nunes, Ediléa Monteiro de Oliveira, Cibele Câmara Rodrigues and Lila Teixeira de Araújo Janahú


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5. Incontinence[A1]: Physical Activity as a Supporting Preventive Approach

By Aletha Caetano


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6. Elderly Women and Urinary Incontinence in Long-Term Care

By Catherine MacDonald


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7. Geriatric Urinary Incontinence - Special Concerns on the Frail Elderly

By Verdejo-Bravo Carlos


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8. A Model of the Psychological Factors Conditioning Health Related Quality of Life in Urodynamic Stress Incontinence Patients After TVT

By Mariola Bidzan, Leszek Bidzan and Jerzy Smutek


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9. The Concept and Pathophysiology of Urinary Incontinence

By Abdel Karim M. El Hemaly, Laila A. Mousa and Ibrahim M. Kandil


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10. Diagnosis and Treatment of Overactive Bladder

By Howard A. Shaw and Julia A. Shaw


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11. Biomarkers in the Overactive Bladder Syndrome

By Célia Duarte Cruz, Tiago Antunes Lopes, Carlos Silva and Francisco Cruz


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12. Preoperative Factors as Predictors of Outcome of Midurethral Sling in Women with Mixed Urinary Incontinence

By Jin Wook Kim, Mi Mi Oh and Jeong Gu Lee


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13. Suburethral Slingplasty Using a Self-Fashioned Mesh for Treating Urinary Incontinence and Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse

By Chi-Feng Su, Soo-Cheen Ng, Horng-Jyh Tsai and Gin-Den Chen


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14. Refractory Stress Urinary Incontinence

By Sara M. Lenherr and Arthur P. Mourtzinos


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15. Surgical Complications with Synthetic Materials

By Verónica Ma. De J. Ortega-Castillo and Eduardo S. Neri-Ruz


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16. Treatment of Post-Prostatic Surgery Stress Urinary Incontinence

By José Anacleto Dutra de Resende Júnior, João Luiz Schiavini, Danilo Souza Lima da Costa Cruz, Renata Teles Buere, Ericka Kirsthine Valentin, Gisele Silva Ribeiro and Ronaldo Damião


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17. Continent Urinary Diversions in Non Oncologic Situations: Alternatives and Complications

By Ricardo Miyaoka and Tiago Aguiar


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18. Futuristic Concept in Management of Female SUI: Permanent Repair Without Permanent Material

By Yasser Farahat and Ali Abdel Raheem


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