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The prevalence of urinary incontinence in Portuguese women is 21.4% and has a very negative impact on quality of life including women's sexual activity. Pelvic floor rehabilitation is the first line treatment used in stress urinary incontinence and may be a tool in the treatment of sexual dysfunction in women with urinary incontinence. The aim of this review is to ascertain whether pelvic floor rehabilitation can improve sexual function in women with stress urinary incontinence.
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Name: Acta medica portuguesa
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