Which surgical techniques are used to treat urinary urge incontinence?

Updated: Jan 22, 2021
  • Author: Sandip P Vasavada, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Answer

Surgical care for urge incontinence involves procedures that improve bladder compliance or bladder capacity, including the following:

  • Sacral nerve modulation
  • Injection of neurotoxins such as botulinum toxin
  • Bladder augmentation

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.

For patient education information, see Incontinence & Overactive Bladder Health Center and Incontinence in Men.


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