Interest of transcranial stimulation in pelvic and perineal disorders.

[Interest of transcranial stimulation in pelvic and perineal disorders]. Prog Urol. 2019 Apr 26;: Authors: Vacher P, Charlanes A, Chesnel C, Pagès A, Malot C, Le Breton F, Amarenco G, Manceau P Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this article was to describe the diagnostic and therapeutic value of transcranial stimulation in pelvic and perineal disorders. METHODS: A literature review (Medline database and Google scholar) with no time limit was performed using keywords: "transcranial direct stimulation", "transcranial magnetic stimulation", "neurogenic bladder", "urinary incontinence", "Parkinson disease", "multiple sclerosis", "stroke", "muscle spasticity", "pelvic pain", "visceral pain". RESULTS: Twelve articles have been selected. Transcranial magnetic or electrical stimulation is a noninvasive neuromodulation technique widely used to establish brain maps to highlight causal relationships between brain and function. Regarding pelvic-perineal disorders, repeated transcranial stimulation has shown significant effects for the treatment of overactive bladder in Parkinson's disease (P
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