Urinary incontinence in geriatric patients: behavioral therapy, toilet training and physiotherapy.
CONCLUSION: Behavioral treatment, toilet training, and phsiotherapeutical interventions are indispensable modules in the multifaceted approach to improve continence in frail elderly. Caring for multimorbide frail elderly requires carefully outweighing risks of pharmacological and surgical treatment against benefits of low risk interventions such as conservative therapy. Frail elderly often benefit from conservative treatment alone or in combination with other treatment modalities. PMID: 31466099 [PubMed - in process]
What Does Cochrane Say about … the Rehabilitation of Adult Incontinence? Physiother Can. 2019;71(3):299 Authors: PMID: 31719725 [PubMed]
Conclusions: The results from this pilot study suggest that high-functioning older women with UUI or MUI have balance and mobility impairments. More studies are needed to confirm these results. By reporting power calculations for sample size, this pilot study provides a useful basis on which to design and conduct larger studies. PMID: 31719721 [PubMed]
Conclusions: The self-reported benefits of physiotherapy for SUI symptoms did not differ significantly between the two types of prostatectomy surgery at 2 years post-surgery. PMID: 31719716 [PubMed]
Condition: Stress Urinary Incontinence Intervention: Diagnostic Test: Vaginal tactile imager Sponsor: Rambam Health Care Campus Not yet recruiting
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ConclusionsThe application has been validated for use in clinical practice as an educational technology to promote adherence to pelvic floor muscle training and prevention of urinary incontinence in postpartum women.
ConclusionThe use of VD did not alter the dimensions of the vaginal canal within the first 3 months after the end of radiotherapy treatment. However, there was a large sample loss during follow-up so studies with a larger sample number and longer follow-up time need to be conducted.Trial RegistrationClinicalTrials.gov Identifier NCT03090217.