Biofeedback in the treatment of patients with urine incontinence after radical prostatectomy

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The review article is devoted to the application of the biofeedback in the treatment of patients with urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy. The data on the mechanism of urinary continence in men and its damage during surgery are presented, the pathogenetic basis of the therapeutic effect of pelvic muscle training in this patients is highlighted. The analysis of the main russian and foreign clinical studies on the use of the biofeedback in patients with urinary incontinence after prostatectomy has been carried out. It is indicated that biofeedback increases the effectiveness of conservative treatment of urinary incontinence, however the even wider use of this method of treatment is limited by the lack of standard protocols for training pelvic muscles under the control of biofeedback.

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Natalia O. Krotova

Academician I.P. Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9067-7135
SPIN-code: 2085-9073

Cand. Sci. (Med), Researcher at Scientific and Research Center of Urology in Scientific and Research Institute for Surgery and Emergency Medicine

Russian Federation, 197022, Saint-Petersburg, L'va Tolstogo str., 6-8

Tatiana V. Ulitko

Academician I.P. Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3521-8048

Clinical Resident of the Department of Urology

Russian Federation, 197022, Saint-Petersburg, L'va Tolstogo str., 6-8

Igor V. Kuzmin

Academician I.P. Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7724-7832
SPIN-code: 2684-4070

Doc. Sci. (Med.), Professor of the Department of Urology

Russian Federation, 197022, Saint-Petersburg, L'va Tolstogo str., 6-8

Salman K. Al-Shukri

Academician I.P. Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4857-0542
SPIN-code: 2041-8837

Doc. Sci. (Med.), Professor, Head of the Department of Urology

Russian Federation, 197022, Saint-Petersburg, L'va Tolstogo str., 6-8


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