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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 161-165

Conservative management of voiding dysfunction


Endoskopik Klinik and Hospital, Ameya, Pandurang Naik Rd, Shivaji Park, Mumbai, India

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Anita Patel
Endoskopik Klinik and Hospital, Ameya, Pandurang Naik Rd, Shivaji Park, Mumbai
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.32068

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This review article discusses the efficacy of various conservative therapies in the management of voiding dysfunction with special reference to urinary incontinence. The article emphasizes the fact that conservative therapies have limited side effects and they do not jeopardize future treatment options. Behaviour therapy, pelvic floor therapy and biofeedback; electrical and magnetic stimulation are discussed here individually. Though there is unanimous agreement that these therapies improve quality of life, complete cure is rare. All therapies work better in conjunction with each other rather than in isolation. The review also highlights the need for randomized controlled trials of better methodology.


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