What is PTNS (Posterior tibial nerve stimulation)?

Category: Procedures


Posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS), also known as percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is a technique of electrical nerve stimulation for the treatment of overactive bladder and associated symptoms. In some countries, it may also be used for the treatment of fecal incontinence.

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with PTNS (Posterior tibial nerve stimulation)

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Based on patients currently having PTNS (Posterior tibial nerve stimulation)

Dosage Patients
30 min monthly 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for PTNS (Posterior tibial nerve stimulation).