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Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Urinary and/or Bowel Incontinence: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: December 22, 2016
Project Number: RB1047-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of InterStim neuromodulation therapy for patients with urinary and/or bowel incontinence?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of InterStim neuromodulation therapy for patients with urinary and/or bowel incontinence?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with use of sacral nerve stimulation for patients with urinary and/or bowel incontinence?

Key Message

Four evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of sacral nerve stimulation for adult patients with urinary incontinence.

Tags

gastrointestinal tract, nervous system, constipation, defecation, diarrhea, electric stimulation, electric stimulation therapy, fecal incontinence, sacrum, urinary bladder, neurogenic, urinary bladder, overactive, urinary incontinence, medical devices, other miscellaneous topics, urinary retention, Bowel movement, voiding