Pelvic muscle rehabilitation in males following prostatectomy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Post-prostatectomy incontinence (PPI) is a common problem in the era of increased detection of prostate cancer and use of radical prostatectomy. Whether temporary or permanent, mild or more severe, PPI can be effectively treated and improved by pelvic muscle rehabilitation. It is important for urologic nurses to understand the various pelvic muscle rehabilitation methods--for example, Kegel exercises, biofeedback, and electrical stimulation--to better educate and care for PPI patients and their families.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moul, JW

Published Date

  • December 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 296 - 301

PubMed ID

  • 9873356

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1053-816X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States