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June 2016

A Brief History Of Nonsurgical Treatments For Stress Urinary Incontinence

A Brief History Of Nonsurgical Treatments For Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI), which usually is related to pelvic organ prolapse (POP), is the involuntary leakage of urine with activity or straining such as when a woman is exercising, coughing, or even stepping off a curb. Estimates of 25% to 60% of women experience this over the course of their lifetime, and the numbers increase with increasing age.