Jurnal Keperawatan Silampari
Vol 6 No 1 (2022): Jurnal Keperawatan Silampari

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise pada Pasien Post Radikal Prostatektomi dalam Menurunkan Inkontinensia Urine dan Kualitas Hidup

Yogo Apriyanto (Universitas Airlangga)
Tintin Sukartini (Universitas Airlangga)
Sri Purwanti (Universitas Airlangga)
Ratu Izza AM (Universitas Airlangga)

Article Info

Publish Date
30 Sep 2022


This study aims to determine the effect of Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise (PMFE) on urinary incontinence and quality of life (QOL) in post-radical prostatectomy prostate cancer patients. This research method is a systematic review by searching literature through several indexed electronic databases (Scopus, Science Direct, CINAHL, PubMed, ProQuest, SAGE, Springer Link). The study results were obtained from 10 articles on pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) modality therapy. Eight pieces explained that PFME without a combination effectively reduced urinary incontinence and improved the quality of life (QOL) of post-RP patients; one article explained the effectiveness of the variety of PFME with electrical stimulation in reducing incontinence urine in post-RP patients. One article describes the combination of PFME with the WeChat application reducing urine leakage and improving urinary continence. In conclusion, Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise (PFME) is a therapy that is effective for urinary incontinence and men's quality of life after radical prostatectomy (RP). Keywords: Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise, Radical Prostatectomy

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