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Impact of menopausal status on the outcome of pelvic floor physiotherapy in women with urinary incontinence - Zurich Open Repository and Archive


Nygaard, Christiana Campani; Betschart, Cornelia; Hafez, Ahmed A; Lewis, Erica; Chasiotis, Ilias; Doumouchtsis, Stergios K (2013). Impact of menopausal status on the outcome of pelvic floor physiotherapy in women with urinary incontinence. International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, 24(12):2071-2076.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in pre- and postmenopausal women using a quality-of-life questionnaire.
METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 96 patients with urinary incontinence who participated in a pelvic floor muscle-training (PFMT) program at the Physiotherapy Department in a London University Hospital between January 2010 and August 2011.
RESULTS: A period of supervised PFMT resulted in significant improvement in symptoms of stress urinary incontinence, urge urinary incontinence, urgency, frequency, and nocturia, irrespective of menopausal status.
CONCLUSIONS: Pre- and postmenopausal women experience similar outcomes in relation to urinary symptoms following a short-term supervised PFMT.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in pre- and postmenopausal women using a quality-of-life questionnaire.
METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 96 patients with urinary incontinence who participated in a pelvic floor muscle-training (PFMT) program at the Physiotherapy Department in a London University Hospital between January 2010 and August 2011.
RESULTS: A period of supervised PFMT resulted in significant improvement in symptoms of stress urinary incontinence, urge urinary incontinence, urgency, frequency, and nocturia, irrespective of menopausal status.
CONCLUSIONS: Pre- and postmenopausal women experience similar outcomes in relation to urinary symptoms following a short-term supervised PFMT.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Gynecology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2013
Deposited On:03 Feb 2014 12:38
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 17:26
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0937-3462
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-013-2179-7
PubMed ID:23860942

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