Definition of stress incontinence in English:

stress incontinence


mass noun
  • A condition (found chiefly in women) in which there is involuntary emission of urine when pressure within the abdomen increases suddenly, as in coughing or jumping.

    • ‘Urodynamic studies corroborated patient-reported reduction in rates of stress incontinence after surgery.’
    • ‘It found a genetic factor for stress incontinence but not for urge incontinence, which seems to depend more on environmental factors and parity.’
    • ‘A smoker's cough could worsen urine leakage related to stress incontinence.’
    • ‘The most common cause of stress incontinence is dysfunction of the urethra or bladder neck, which leads to urethral insufficiency.’
    • ‘Another minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of stress incontinence is periurethral injection.’
    • ‘Surgery can be used to treat moderate to severe stress incontinence.’
    • ‘For instance, some patients will complain of stress incontinence only when they have a severe cold with coughing or during periods of excessive activity.’
    • ‘Urinary incontinence, particularly stress incontinence, is not an uncommon occurrence in women as they get older or after childbirth.’
    • ‘Conservative treatments, centring on retraining the pelvic floor musculature, have been shown to be effective among older women with stress incontinence.’
    • ‘Pelvic muscle exercise appears to be superior to electric stimulation and vaginal cones in the treatment of stress incontinence.’
    • ‘In up to 75 percent of ambulatory women with incontinence, urodynamic stress incontinence is the main condition.’
    • ‘The symptoms include urgency, urge incontinence, frequency, and stress incontinence.’
    • ‘The result of weak sphincter or pelvic muscles, stress incontinence involves urine leakage with physical activity, laughing, or coughing.’
    • ‘Women who remained on medical treatment showed significant improvements from baseline in pelvic pain, pelvic or bladder pressure, and stress incontinence symptoms.’
    • ‘They studied 121 women with stress incontinence who were referred to six gynecology clinics in Finland.’
    • ‘Benefits were reported in all areas except urinary stress incontinence.’
    • ‘Surgery can cure most women with stress incontinence.’
    • ‘Cystometry and uroflowmetry are recommended in women with genital prolapse to evaluate potential stress incontinence, other overt urinary incontinence, and emptying phase dysfunction.’
    • ‘Some patients will exhibit symptoms suggestive of both urge and stress incontinence.’
    • ‘Patients can present with frequent or constant dribbling, overactive bladder or stress incontinence.’