Neuroprosthetic control of lower urinary tract function

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Lower urinary tract dysfunction is highly prevalent, leads to a decreased quality of life, and is associated with a high economic burden. In the past decade electrical stimulation has emerged as a valid treatment modality for those with lower urinary tract dysfunction who have failed more conservative medical approaches. This chapter reviews three techniques: sacral neuromodulation; posterior tibial nerve stimulation; and sacral anterior root stimulation. Their history, usage, and efficacy are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hokanson, JA; Amundsen, CL; Grill, WM

Published Date

  • March 10, 2017

Book Title

  • Neuroprosthetics: Theory and Practice: Second Edition

Start / End Page

  • 537 - 565

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9789813207141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1142/9789813207158_0017

Citation Source

  • Scopus