Shining a Light on Bladder Dysfunction | AIChE

Shining a Light on Bladder Dysfunction


Doctors have used electrical stimulators to treat urinary incontinence for more than 30 years. These devices deliver current to nerves associated with urination, and are believed to relieve the inconvenient symptoms of an overactive bladder. However, the method is not specific — it disrupts nerve signaling in organs besides the bladder, causing unexpected and unfavorable side effects.

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