Multicentre randomised trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of basic versus biofeedback-medicated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence

Funded by National Institute for Health Research.

Collaboration with Glasgow Caledonian University, NHS Ayrshire & Arran, NMAHP Research Unit, Southern General Hospital, University of Aberdeen, University of Exeter and University of Otago.

Total award value £15,535.00

Outputs (2)



Hagen S, Elders A, Stratton S, Sergenson N, Bugge C, Dean S, Hay-Smith J, Kilonzo M, Dimitrova M, Abdel-Fattah M, Agur W, Booth J, Glazener C, Guerrero K & McDonald A (2020) Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training with and without electromyographic biofeedback for urinary incontinence in women: multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 371, Art. No.: m3719.


Hagen S, Bugge C, Dean SG, Elders A, Hay-Smith J, Kilonzo M, McClurg D, Abdel-Fattah M, Agur W, Andreis F, Booth J, Dimitrova M, Gillespie N, Kovandzic M & Taylor A (2020) Basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for women with urinary incontinence: the OPAL RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 24 (70), pp. 1-144.