Bariatric Surgery May Greatly Improve Incontinence

Submitted by UCSF Urology on August 6, 2015 at 4:44 pm
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Leslee L. Subak, MD, who holds joint appointments in Urology, OBGYN and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, recently published research in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that bariatric surgery has a positive effect on improving incontinence in the longer-term.   The multi-center study involving 10 hospitals and nearly 2,000 people showed substantial results with most achieving remission three years post-surgery.

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 Leslee L. Subak, MD