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Pathophysiology of Stress Urinary Incontinence

McBride, Andrew W. MD

Journal of Pelvic Medicine and Surgery: January-February 2004 - Volume 10 - Issue 1 - p 1-7
doi: 10.1097/01.spv.0000117312.27146.f8
Fellows Lecture Series

The pathophysiology of stress incontinence involves various injuries and insults upon the complex of tissues, structures, and nerves vital to the continence mechanism.

From the Department of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD.

Reprints: Andrew W. McBride, MD, Gyn Clinical Practice, 6569 N. Charles Street, PPW, Suite 307, Baltimore, MD 21204. E-mail:

© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.