Botulinum toxin: Cost-effective for urge incontinence

Guttman, Cheryl
December 2008
Urology Times;12/1/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p5
The article reports on the data presented by researchers from Duke University which reveals the cost-effectiveness of Botulinum toxin (Botox) for urge incontinence treatment. The data, which utilized a Markov decision analysis model, shows that Botox is a cost effective strategy for the idiopathic urge incontinence management and medication. In addition, the said treatment has been approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for urge incontinence.


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