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Praxis (Bern 1994). 2016 Mar 2;105(5):269-77. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a002297.

[Male Urinary Incontinence--a Taboo Issue].

[Article in German]

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1 Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsspital Zürich, Universität Zürich.

Abstract

Male urinary incontinence is an underestimated and frequently not broached issue. The urinary incontinence is divided into stress-, urge incontinence and hybrid forms as well as overflow incontinence. The fact that there are increasingly more men over 60 means that the prevalence of the urinary incontinence is up to 40%, and urinary incontinence will increasingly gain importance in daily routine practice. Many investigations and therapies can be realized by the general practitioner. Already simple therapy approaches can lead to a considerable clinical improvement of male urinary incontinence. If the initial therapy fails or pathological results (i. e. microhaematuria, recurrent urinary tract infections, raised residual urine and so on) are found, the patient should be referred to a urologist.

KEYWORDS:

Epidemiologie; Grundversorgung; Mann; Risikofaktoren; Urininkontinenz; epidemiology; facteur de risque, soins de base; general therapies; homme; incontinence; men; risk factors; urinary incontinence; épidémiologie

PMID:
26934011
DOI:
10.1024/1661-8157/a002297
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