incontinence

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Related to urgency incontinence: urinary incontinence, urge incontinence, stress incontinence

incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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At the beginning of the study, patients had an average of five urgency incontinence episodes a day.
The patient may ultimately be found to have persistent or recurrent stress urinary incontinence (SUI), persistent or de novo urgency incontinence or, rarely, a fistula.
LUTS can be broadly divided into storage symptoms (urgency, frequency, urgency incontinence, nocturia) and voiding symptoms (slow stream, hesitancy, feeling of incomplete emptying).
Pelvic floor muscle training may be effective in those with mixed or urgency incontinence.
Moreover, the results of pivotal licensing studies of onabotulinumtoxin A in NDO are currently being presented in abstract form and are showing a significant reduction in urgency incontinence episodes, improved urodynamic parameters, and improved QoL.