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Biofeedback Therapy for Stress Urinary Incontinence: Is Urodynamic Assessment Necessary?

Narihito Seki 1 , * and Nouval Shahab 1
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1 Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: June 01, 2012, 4 (3); 589-590
  • Published Online: June 20, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: October 15, 2011
  • Revised: October 23, 2011
  • Accepted: October 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.2835

To Cite: Seki N, Shahab N. Biofeedback Therapy for Stress Urinary Incontinence: Is Urodynamic Assessment Necessary?, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2012 ; 4(3):589-590. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.2835.

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