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HTA - 11/71/03

Multicentre randomised trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence (OPAL-Optimal PFMT for Adherence Long-term)

Project title: Multicentre randomised trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence (OPAL-Optimal PFMT for Adherence Long-term)

Call to action: 11/71 Intensive pelvic floor muscle training to treat female urinary incontinence

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Suzanne HagenORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Suzanne HagenORCID logo

Contractor: Glasgow Caledonian University

Cost: £2,052,291.60

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Carol BuggeORCID logo, Associate Professor E Jean C Hay-SmithORCID logo, Dr Brian BuckleyORCID logo, Dr Gladys McPhersonORCID logo, Dr Karen GuerreroORCID logo, Dr Wael AgurORCID logo, Mr Andrew EldersORCID logo, Mrs Alison McDonaldORCID logo, Mrs Lyndsay Wilson, Ms Mary KilonzoORCID logo, Professor Cathryn GlazenerORCID logo, Professor Doreen McClurgORCID logo, Professor Joanne BoothORCID logo, Professor John NorrieORCID logo, Professor Mohamed Abdel-FattahORCID logo, Professor Sarah DeanORCID logo.

Started: September 2013 | Status: Published December 2020

ISRCTN: 57746448

The addition of biofeedback to pelvic floor muscle training showed no evidence of a difference in urinary incontinence severity at 24 months.

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