Enuresis--background and treatment.

  title={Enuresis--background and treatment.},
  author={Tryggve Nev{\'e}us and G{\"o}ran L{\"a}ckgren and Torsten Tuvemo and Jerker Hetta and Kelm Hj{\"a}lm{\aa}s and Arne Stenberg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology. Supplementum},
Nocturnal urinary continence is dependent on 3 factors: 1) nocturnal urine production, 2) nocturnal bladder function and 3) sleep and arousal mechanisms. Any child will suffer from nocturnal enuresis if more urine is produced than can be contained in the bladder or if the detrusor is hyperactive, provided that he or she is not awakened by the imminent bladder contraction. Urine production is regulated by fluid intake and several interrelated renal, hormonal and neural factors, foremost of which… CONTINUE READING
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