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Ginekol Pol. 2007 Jun;78(6):484-7.

[Overactive bladder--definition, epidemiology, pathogenesis].

[Article in Polish]

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Katedra i Klinika Połoznictwa i Ginekologii, Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach.

Abstract

The overactive bladder is characterized by the following symptoms: frequency, urgency, nocturia and urge incontinence, substantially affecting the quality of life of millions of people throughout the world, with recent findings estimating the prevalence in adults at about 16.4%. The symptoms are associated with significant social, psychological, occupational, domestic, physical, and sexual problems. This article reviews current findings regarding definition, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of the overactive bladder.

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