• Users Online: 500
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
STATE-OF-THE-ART REVIEW
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 273-280

Incontinence – the urological approach: review and own experiences


1 Private Practice of Urology and Outpatient Rehabilitation Center of Urology and Gynecology Heidelberg, Germany
2 Department of Urology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Correspondence Address:
Ulrike Hohenfellner
Fachärztin für Urologie, Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 1, 69117 Heidelberg
Germany
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.7707/hmj.v6i3.291

Rights and Permissions

Urinary incontinence often impairs quality of life more significantly than other chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes or depression. Despite identical symptoms, there are various types of urinary incontinence that have different causes and, therefore, require different therapeutic approaches. Although several effective treatment options are available, many patients are not given such treatments and some suffer from serious consequences of incontinence surgery. An exact urological diagnosis is based upon complete understanding of the different pathogenetic mechanisms and the knowledge of modern treatment options, which is necessary to detect the optimal therapy for each patient.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed163    
    Printed10    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded17    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal