- First literature study investigating the use of apps in urinary incontinence
- Apps provide several possibilities to support therapy
- Three included studies differed too much: no meta-analysis possible
Apps seem a promising addition to pelvic floor therapy for women with urinary incontinence: women who can monitor their exercises in an app or are reminded to practice, experience less complaints and daily impairments and report a higher quality of life than women who are not using an app. This was the conclusion of a systematic review by Brazilian scientists who analysed three randomised controlled trials with over 400 participants.