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Clinical Study

Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Ameliorates the Overactive Bladder: A Prospective Pilot Study

Figure 3

The change of OAB symptoms and bothersome questionnaire scores after LiESWT treatment. (a) The bothersome questionnaire scores included overactive bladder (OAB) symptom scores (OABSS), international consultation on incontinence questionnaire-short form (ICIQ-SF), urogenital distress inventory-6- (UDI-6-) short form, and incontinence impact questionnaire-7 (IIQ-7) score at W4, W8, F1, and F3. (b) The improvement of questionnaire scores for overactive bladder (OAB) symptom after LiESWT treatment, including daytime frequency, nocturia, urgency, and urgency incontinence. ; compared to baseline (W0). W4: 4 weeks of LiESWT treatment; W8: 8 weeks of LiESWT treatment; F1: 1-month follow-up; F3: 3-month follow-up.

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