Archivos Españoles de Urología (Ed. impresa)
versión impresa ISSN 0004-0614
GOMEZ LANZA, Esther; GRANDA CONTIJOCH, Mercé y BATISTA MIRANDA, José Emilio. Phisiotherapy and palliative management of urinary incontinence in prostate cancer: Start point and end of the road. Arch. Esp. Urol. [online]. 2009, vol.62, n.10, pp.889-895. ISSN 0004-0614.
Urinary incontinente is an existent complication secondary to the treatment of prostate cancer. It has a difficult management when medical or surgical treatment have not been effective. The objective is to describe pelvic floor training and to explain palliative technics in male incontinence. Patients should learn pelvic floor exercises in a correct way and it is recommended to practice them systematically. We describe penile compression devices and permanent catheters. We evaluate absorbent products together with their indications and caractheristics.
Palabras clave : Urinary incontinence; Urethral catheter; Absorbent; Prostate cancer.