Urinary incontinence affects more than 13 million Americans, 85 percent of which are women. It is more common than most chronic conditions, affecting 25 percent of reproductive-aged women and 50 percent of postmenopausal women.
A number of factors may contribute to incontinence, including:
Incontinence is not a normal part of the aging process, and there are a variety of treatments available. At UCSF, women with incontinence are treated at Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Zion. A leader in the field, the center was recognized as an exceptional national model in 2004 with the first annual Continence Care Champion award from the National Association for Continence.
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Zion
2356 Sutter St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1754
Phone: (415) 885-7788
Toll-free: (877) 366-8532
Fax: (415) 353-9550