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A Systematic Review of the Association of Joint Hypermobility with Urinary Incontinence in Women

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source: PROSPERO

year: 2015

authors: Nikolaus Veit-Rubin, Rufus Cartwright, Vik Khullar


Types of study to be included:
Case-control and cross-sectional designs, including both population based samples and other sampling methods.

Condition or domain being studied:
Urinary incontinence is a storage symptom and defined as the complaint of any involuntary loss of urine. Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) is defined as a hereditary disorder of connective tissue (HDCT), a group of conditions that include JHS, the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS), Marfan syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, and Stickler syndrome.

organization: St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College London

DOI: 10.15124/CRD42015025081

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