Prevalence study reflects high rates of urinary incontinence in US women

“The most notable finding is that more than half of all adult US women experience urinary incontinence,” says Heidi Wendell Brown, MD, MAS, FACOG.

In this video, Ushma J. Patel, MD, andHeidi Wendell Brown, MD, MAS, FACOG, discuss the background and findings 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.