Chapter 3. Urinary Incontinence

  1. Chris Dawson Consultant Urological Surgeon1 and
  2. Hugh N. Whitfield Consultant Urological Surgeon2
  1. Helen Zafirakis-Hegarty Specialist Registrar in Urology

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch3

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Zafirakis-Hegarty, H. (2009) Urinary Incontinence, in ABC of Urology, Second Edition (eds C. Dawson and H. N. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough, UK

  2. 2

    Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139595

Online ISBN: 9781444312782

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Keywords:

  • urinary incontinence;
  • urinary incontinence, involuntary leakage of urine;
  • stress urinary incontinence, involuntary leakage of urine from the urethra;
  • chronic retention of urine, causing overflow incontinence;
  • extraurethral incontinence, implying leakage of urine through fistula;
  • pelvic floor exercises, as part of bladder retraining;
  • vesicovaginal fistula

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Assessment

  • Treatment

  • Vesicovaginal fistula