Dr. Brown and Dr. Patel on underdiagnosis and undertreatment of urinary incontinence

“The prevalence of incontinence is high and increasing. We recommend routine screening for all women for this condition as a part of preventive health care,” says Ushma J. Patel, MD.

In this video, Ushma J. Patel, MD, and Heidi Wendell Brown, MD, MAS, FACOG, discuss the takeaways of the Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery study, “Updated prevalence of urinary incontinence in women.” Brown is an assistant professor of female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and Patel is a PGY-4 obstetrics and gynecology resident at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison.