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Lower urinary tract conditions 

Lower urinary tract conditions
Lower urinary tract conditions

Helen Jefferis

and Natalia Price

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date: 02 July 2022

This chapter covers conditions affecting the lower urinary tract. It begins with an overview and management strategies of overactive bladder syndrome, including both conservative and pharmacological methods. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is covered in detail, from an overview and risk factors, to conservative, surgical, and other interventions. The controversy surrounding synthetic mid-urethral slings is highlighted. Other types of urinary continence are defined, alongside voiding dysfunction. Finally, drugs that can affect bladder function are listed.

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