The American Urological Association and the European Association of Urology recommend a number of non-invasive, pharmacologic, and surgical options that can help reduce the symptoms of OAB, including lifestyle and behavioral changes as first-line therapy in OAB. There is clear support for the effectiveness of bladder training (incremental voiding schedules done with distraction and self-assertions) and behavioral training (pelvic floor muscle training with urge suppression techniques) to reduce the symptoms of OAB. Typical mean improvements range from a 50% to 80% reduction in the frequency of incontinence. Voiding frequency can also be reduced in men and women. This case report covers a breadth of recommended behavior techniques that can be effective in a patient with modest new-onset OAB.
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Supported by an educational grant from Astellas.
Faculty Information Kyu-Sung Lee, M.D., PhD.
Professor, Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Biomedical Engineering Research Center
Samsung Medical Center
KOREA Faculty Disclosures Kyu-Sung Lee, M.D., PhD.,
is a consultant for Astellas Asia-Pacific and recieves Grant/Reserch support. Publishing Staff Disclosures
Susan Basilico, Angie Ladas and Nick Zittell have nothing to disclose Accreditation Statement(s)
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