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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The updated guideline incorporates 11 new PTNS publications that include outcomes from nine studies, including a European randomized control trial against placebo and long-term data from the Sustained Therapeutic Effects of Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (STEP) study.
Our focus is the continued commercialization of our Urgent PC Neuromodulation System, the only commercially available FDA-cleared system that delivers percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for the office-based treatment of overactive bladder and associated symptoms of urgency, frequency and urge incontinence.
The Urgent PC Neuromodulation System is the only FDA cleared device that delivers Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) therapy.

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