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Bariatric surgery reduces urinary incontinence

July 6, 2015

Severely obese men and women who suffer from urinary incontinence saw significant improvements in incontinence after undergoing bariatric surgery, according to recently published data in JAMA Internal Medicine

“During up to 3 years after bariatric surgery, substantial improvements in incontinence were observed, with most women and men achieving remission,” Leslee L. Subak, MD, department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues wrote.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

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