The early effect of pelvic floor muscle exercise after transurethral prostatectomy

Phei Lang Chang, Li Huny Tsai, Shih Tsung Huang, Ta Min Wang, Ming Li Hsieh, Ke Hung Tsui

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Purpose: We evaluate the early effect of pelvic floor muscle exercise on the frequency of urination, terminal dribbling, urinary incontinence and satisfaction with life in patients after transurethral prostatectomy. Materials and Methods: From February to October 1996, 50 patients who had undergone transurethral prostatectomy were selected for study. The first 25 men served as a control group and the next 25 were the experimental group. Pelvic floor muscle exercise was started after removal of the Foley catheter postoperatively in the experimental group. The patients were evaluated before pelvic floor muscle exercise and weekly at our outpatient department after discharge from the hospital. Results for the later 25 patients treated with the pelvic floor muscle exercise program were compared to those of the prior 25 patients. Results: There was a statistically significant difference (p
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)402-405
頁數4
期刊Journal of Urology
160
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 8月 1998
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 泌尿科學

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