pelvic floor electrical stimulation


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pelvic floor electrical stimulation (PFES)

functional electrical stimulation of the muscles of the pelvic floor, delivered through a vaginal or rectal probe, used in the treatment of stress incontinence.
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Non-implantable pelvic floor electrical stimulation is covered for the treatment of stress and/or urge urinary incontinence in cognitively intact, motivated patients who have failed a documented trial of pelvic muscle exercise (PME) training.
Medicare's coverage of biofeedback and pelvic floor electrical stimulation for urinary incontinence is long overdue, according to Dr.
Pelvic floor electrical stimulation has not received Medicare coverage since 1994, but with this HCFA action, has gained national coverage as an adjunctive intervention in the treatment of stress and/or urge urinary incontinence.
In these guidelines, pelvic floor electrical stimulation (PFS) received a "B" strength of evidence recommendation for stress, urge and mixed incontinence.