oa South African Medical Journal - The controlling mechanisms in female stress incontinence
|Article Title||The controlling mechanisms in female stress incontinence|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Division of Urology, University of California Medical Centre, San Francisco, California, USA|
|Publication Date||Oct 1967|
|Pages||970 - 974|
|Keyword(s)||Continence mechanisms, Controlling mechanisms, Female stress incontinence, Physiology and Urology|
Four interrelated mechanisms participate in normal urinary continence in women: the vesical neck-urethral complex, the urethral elastic (tone) mechanism, the urethral mechanisms assuring proper distribution of intra-abdominal pressure, and the reflex activity of the pelvic floor and external sphincter.
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