percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation


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percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation

A treatment for urinary urgency, urge incontinence, and possibly chronic pelvic pain, in which electrical stimulation is applied by a pulse generator to the tibial nerve in the leg.
See also: stimulation
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Randomized trial of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus extended-release tolterodine: Results from the overactive bladder innovative therapy trial.
Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation has FDA approval for treatment of urinary urgency, frequency, and urge incontinence but not for pelvic pain
Randomized trial of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus Sham efficacy in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome: results from the SUmiT trial.

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