Learn More
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of coital incontinence (CI) with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to understand the pathophysiology of CI. METHODS A database of all women who underwent urodynamic testing in a tertiary referral center in the United Kingdom, from January 1991 to December 2009, was retrospectively analyzed. All women reporting(More)
AIMS The study aims to evaluate bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), risk factors, and associated functional abnormalities in women reporting adult onset secondary nocturnal enuresis (SNE), to help understand factors associated with SNE. METHODS 12,795 women (age >18) attending a tertiary referral centre underwent a comprehensive standardized(More)
OBJECTIVES Urodynamics is an objective method of diagnosing bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in men. This study examined the immediate and 6-mo reproducibility of this investigation. METHODS Urodynamics was performed in men as part of a multinational, multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled drug trial. Each patient had two fill/void cycles both at(More)
PURPOSE We determined how well the symptoms of OAB syndrome correlate with urodynamic DO using International Continence Society definitions. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included adult males and females 18 years or older who attended a tertiary referral center for urodynamics from February 2002 to February 2004. Patients were selected based on OAB(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Treatment options for the overactive bladder were recently discussed at the 4th International Consultation on Incontinence (ICI) held in Paris, 5-8 July 2008. This article will overview current thoughts on the pharmacological and clinical basis for the different classes of drugs currently used for the treatment of lower urinary tract(More)
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD Benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) leading to benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) affects an increasing number of men as they grow older. They can affect quality of life and cause lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) including urinary retention. The currently available pharmacotherapies are alpha-blockers and 5-alpha reductase(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess how the symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome in adults are affected by decreasing or increasing fluid input, and the effect of fluid manipulation on quality of life. PATIENTS AND METHODS Adults with symptoms of OAB were randomized in a two-group, prospective, cross-over trial following a 4-day screening period (to establish(More)
The following is a report of the proceedings of the Nocturia Think Tank sessions of the annual International Consultation on Incontinence-Research Society, which took place June 13-15, 2011 in Bristol, UK. The report is organized into sections pertaining to the main topics of discussions having occurred at that meeting, centering on the relationship of(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Overactive bladder is an important lower urinary tract syndrome that negatively affects the quality of life of millions of people worldwide. Both sexes and all age groups may be affected; therefore many specialists, including urologists, gynaecologists, geriatricians, paediatricians, physiotherapists and continence advisors, are involved(More)
PURPOSE We determined the effect of caffeine restriction and fluid manipulation in the treatment of patients with urodynamic stress incontinence and detrusor overactivity. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a 4-week randomized, prospective, observational crossover study in 110 women with urodynamic stress incontinence (USI) or idiopathic detrusor overactivity(More)