incontinence

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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.
22) Overall success rates after midurethral slings are intuitively related to the degree of urgency incontinence (approximately 50% for urge predominant, 60% for equal mixed incontinence, and 80% for stress predominance), and just as in women with stress incontinence, the subjective success rates decline with time.
symptoms include OAB symptoms (urgency, urgency incontinence, frequency,
OAB is a common voiding dysfunction problem characterized by urinary frequency, urgency and at times urgency incontinence.
The PPIUS is a 5-point scoring system that incorporates the frequency-volume chart and describes the degree of urgency and urgency incontinence felt by the patient.
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition defined as urgency, with (OAB wet) or without urgency incontinence (OAB dry), usually associated with increased daytime frequency and nocturia.
Initial urgency and urgency incontinence can occur in up to 20% of patients following insertion of a midurethral sling.
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.