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Urol Nurs. 2009 Jan-Feb;29(1):30-4.

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for treatment of overactive bladder and urinary retention in an elderly population.

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  • 1Center for Bladder and Pelvic Floor Health, ProHealth Care Incorporated, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI, USA.

Abstract

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a treatment option for patients who present with urinary urgency, frequency, urge incontinence, or urinary retention. When behavior modification and/or pharmacotherapy did not adequately relieve symptoms, this treatment was found to decrease incidence of overactive bladder or retention symptoms in the authors' patient population.

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