PMID: 12648432Mar 22, 2003

Biofeedback therapy and dysfunctional voiding in children

Current Urology Reports
Barry P Duel


Dysfunctional voiding, a condition in which a neurologically intact child fails to relax the urinary sphincter during micturition, was first described in the 1970s. Clinically, these children have urinary incontinence and recurrent urinary tract infections. Biofeedback, through which the child is taught to relax the pelvic floor during voiding, has become an increasingly popular method of treatment. Many series, most retrospective, have shown biofeedback to be very effective in the treatment of this disorder.


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