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Mild and moderate female stress urinary incontinence treated with transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation: a randomized controlled trial.



Key Questions Addressed
1 KQ 1: What are the benefits and harms of nonpharmacological treatments of UI in women, and how do they compare with each other? KQ 2: What are the benefits and harms of pharmacological treatments of UI in women, and how do they compare with each other? KQ 3: What are the comparative benefits and harms of nonpharmacological versus pharmacological treatments of UI in women? KQ 4: What are the benefits and harms of combined nonpharmacological and pharmacological treatment of UI in women?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Mild and moderate female stress urinary incontinence treated with transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation: a randomized controlled trial.
Author Lian A., Zhang W., Wang S.
Country -- Not Found --
Year 2015
Numbers Pubmed ID: 26054138

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Arms
Number Title Description Comments
1 midodrine hydrochloride
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2 transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Study type RCT
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Country/countries China
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Funding source Not reported
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Inclusion criteria female, >40 yo, mild-to-moderate stress urinary incontinence, multipara (>=1)
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Exclusion criteria other types of UI, pregnancy, stroke, sever DM, spinal cord injury, UA showed hematuria or WBC, ICD
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UI type
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100
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2011 diagnosis and treatment guidelines for women with stress urinary incontinence (Trial) by Chinese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology Group
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Directionality Prospective
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Age 51.5
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mean
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Men included 0
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Special populations 90
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Race
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Notes
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Did participants fail previous treatment? Not reported/unclear
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Study years 2012-2014
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Trial name (if given) na
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Does this paper cite a previous paper from the same study? no
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Baseline Characteristics
Question midodrine hydrochloride transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation Total Comments
AnswerFollow-up AnswerFollow-up AnswerFollow-up
Participant flow 45 45 90
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45 45 90
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Results & Comparisons


Results Data
Outcome: Cure etc.      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure midodrine hydrochloride transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation


nd years

N Analyzed 45 45
Counts 10 15
Outcome: Cure etc.      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure midodrine hydrochloride transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation


nd years

N Analyzed 45 45
Counts 21 24
Outcome: Cure etc.      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure midodrine hydrochloride transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation


nd years

N Analyzed 45 45
Counts 14 6


Quality Dimensions
Dimension Value Notes Comments
RCT:.....Adequate generation of a randomized sequence Unclear RoB
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RCT:.....Allocation concealment Unclear RoB
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RCT:.....Blinding of PATIENTS High RoB
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RCT.....Intention-to-treat-analysis Unclear RoB
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ALL.....Blinding of OUTCOME ASSESSORS (or "DOUBLE BLIND") Unclear RoB
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ALL.....Incomplete results data (attrition bias) Low RoB
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ALL....Group similarity at baseline (selection bias) Unclear RoB
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ALL.....Compliance with interventions Unclear RoB
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NRCS.....Patients in different intervention groups selected in an equivalent manner
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NRCS....Baseline differences between groups accounted for (Adjusted analysis)?
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ALL.....Other issues
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ALL....Were interventions adequately described? Yes
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