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Common Treatments For Bladder Leakage

Pads

InTone

Treatment Success

(Significant Improvement Reported)

Not a Treatment

93%*

Side Effects

None

None

Convenience

Purchase at Local Retailer (Grocery, Pharmacy, etc.)

Home-Based Therapy

Treats Stress Incontinence

Not a Treatment

Yes

Treats Urge Incontinence

Not a Treatment

Yes

Treats Mixed Incontinence

Not a Treatment

Yes

Patient Out of Pocket Cost

$750 (per year)5

$150-745.00**

Pelvic Floor Therapy

InTone

Treatment Success

(Significant Improvement Reported)

Varies

93%*

Side Effects

None

None

Convenience

In-Office Therapy Required Weekly

Home-Based Therapy

Treats Stress Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Treats Urge Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Treats Mixed Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Patient Out of Pocket Cost

$600 (Copay)

$150-745.00**

Medications

InTone

Treatment Success

(Significant Improvement Reported)

20%1

93%*

Side Effects

Yes

None

Convenience

As Prescribed

Home-Based Therapy

Treats Stress Incontinence

No

Yes

Treats Urge Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Treats Mixed Incontinence

No

Yes

Patient Out of Pocket Cost

>$1,000 per year1 (Copay)

$150-745.00**

PTNS

InTone

Treatment Success

(Significant Improvement Reported)

55%2

93%*

Side Effects

Unknown

None

Convenience

In-Office Therapy Required Weekly

Home-Based Therapy

Treats Stress Incontinence

No

Yes

Treats Urge Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Treats Mixed Incontinence

No

Yes

Patient Out of Pocket Cost

>$600 (Copay)

$150-745.00**

InterStim

InTone

Treatment Success

(Significant Improvement Reported)

40%-60%3

93%*

Side Effects

Yes

None

Convenience

Requires 2 Procedures (one for implantation of evaluation device and another to implant the permanent device)

Home-Based Therapy

Treats Stress Incontinence

No

Yes

Treats Urge Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Treats Mixed Incontinence

No

Yes

Patient Out of Pocket Cost

>$1,000+ (Copay)

$150-745.00**

Surgery

InTone

Treatment Success

(Significant Improvement Reported)

80%4

93%*

Side Effects

Yes

None

Convenience

Requires Time Off From Work and Recovery)

Home-Based Therapy

Treats Stress Incontinence

Yes

Yes

Treats Urge Incontinence

No

Yes

Treats Mixed Incontinence

No

Yes

Patient Out of Pocket Cost

>$2,000 - 3,000 (Copay)

$150-745.00**

*Results based on retrospective review of community data. InTone is the only treatment option guaranteed to provide results.

**Includes office visits. MAY BE covered all, or in part, by insurance.

1. Shamliyan T, Wyman J, Kane RL. Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Adult Women: Diagnosis and Comparative Effectiveness. Comparative
Effectiveness Review No. 36. (Prepared by the University of Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10064-I.) AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-EHC074- EF. Rockville, MD. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. April 2012. Retrieved Febrary 5, 2013, from www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/reports/final.cfm.

2. Peters, K.M., et al. Randomized trial of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus sham efficacy in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome: results from the SUmiT Trial. (2010). J Urol, 183, 1438-1443.

3. Medtronic-sponsored research. InterStim Therapy Clinical Summary 2011. Retrieved February 5, 2013, from http://professional.medtronic.com/wcm/groups/mdtcom_sg/@mdt/@neuro/documents/documents/sns-clinical-summary.pdf.

4. US Department of Health and Human Services NIH News. (2010). Study Finds Two Sling Surgeries Equally Effective for Bladder Control in Women. Retrieved from: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/may2010/niddk-18.htm on 02/04/2013.

5. Subak, et al (April 2006). The “Costs” of Urinary Incontinence in Women. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 107 (4) 908-916.