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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)
Abnormalities of micturition occur in many different diseases, have a variety of causes and take several forms. This review will focus exclusively on those abnormalities in which antidiuretic therapy may be of benefit. These conditions are primarily characterized by an increase in the total amount of urine produced (polyuria) or a circadian shift in the(More)
AIMS This report reviews the evidence for the utility of urodynamic studies (UDS) in lower urinary tract dysfunction and tries to identify the necessity of constructing trials to show whether UDS are necessary. METHODS An outline for a think tank discussion was prepared by the chairman of the session. Several experts selected relevant papers from a(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 September 22-24, 2014 in Bristol, UK. The report is organized into sections pertaining to the main topic of discussion focussing on the question as to whether a new definition and(More)
AIMS This study looked at whether oral desmopressin, by decreasing kidney urine production, would prolong bladder filling-time thereby increasing the time to reach maximum capacity, thus reducing overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms, and providing an alternative method of treatment to OAB sufferers. METHODS An investigator-initiated, 2-week, multi-national,(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)
AIMS The working group initiated by the ICS Standardisation Steering Committee has updated the International Continence Society Standard "Good Urodynamic Practice" published in 2002. METHODS On the basis of the manuscript: "ICS standard to develop evidence-based standards," a new ICS Standard was developed in the period from December 2013 to December(More)
OBJECTIVES The bladder diary (BD) provides a non-invasive method of investigating lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) while the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ) symptom questionnaires, such as the ICIQ-MLUTS and ICIQ-FLUTS for males and females, respectively, provide a subjective assessment. The association between objective(More)
AIMS This study aimed to evaluate whether the pressure readings obtained from air-filled catheters (AFCs) are the same as the readings from simultaneously inserted water-filled catheters (WFCs). It also aimed to make any possible recommendations for the use of AFCs to conform to International Continence Society (ICS) Good Urodynamic Practices (GUP). (More)