Alpha blocker therapy for children with dysfunctional voiding and urinary retention.

@article{Cain2003AlphaBT,
  title={Alpha blocker therapy for children with dysfunctional voiding and urinary retention.},
  author={Mark Patrick Cain and Simon D. Wu and Paul J. Austin and C. D. Anthony Herndon and Richard Carlos Rink},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 4 Pt 2},
  pages={1514-5; discussion 1516-7}
}
PURPOSE Alpha blocker therapy has been successfully used to decrease residual urine in children with complex neuropathic and nonneuropathic voiding dysfunction. We evaluated the safety and efficacy of using selective alpha blocker therapy for children with uncomplicated voiding dysfunction and underlying poor bladder emptying. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 55 patients with a mean age of 7.9 years presented with symptoms of urinary incontinence, urgency and urinary tract infection. All… CONTINUE READING

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