Morphology of the Left Atrial Appendage: Prevalence and Gender Diff erence in a Kenyan Population

Citation:
Ogeng’o J, H.Saidi, Kaisha W, Olabu B, Mumin A. "Morphology of the Left Atrial Appendage: Prevalence and Gender Diff erence in a Kenyan Population." Journal of Morphological Sciences. 2018;35(1): 1-86.

Abstract:

Introduction Urinary incontinence (UI) is the involuntary urine loss, with the
prevalence of 17% to 24% in women over 65 years-old. It has a multifactorial cause,
being a condition that affects many people in all ages mainly postmenopausal women,
it is also found in athlete women who have a high level of training associated mainly to
high impact activities.
Objective The aim of this study is to conduct a literature review that relates the
influence of physical activity on functional performance and on UI among women on
the stage of aging.
Method The bibliographical review was done in Medline, Scielo, Pubmed and Sports-
Disco databases using the keywords physical activity or exercise, postmenopause or
aging and urinary incontinence and stress urinary incontinence.
Conclusion Elderly women engaged in a regular exercise program have a lower
incidence of UI.

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