Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 11th, 2000
The new therapy, called InterStim, sends mild electrical impulses to the sacral nerves in the lower back that control bladder function. A stopwatch-sized neurostimulator, surgically placed under the skin of the abdomen, generates the mild impulses that are carried via a thin implanted lead to the sacral nerves.
An estimated 13 million American men and women suffer from urinary control...
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