Pathophysiology of overactive bladder.

  title={Pathophysiology of overactive bladder.},
  author={Franklin M. Chu and Roger R Dmochowski},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={119 3 Suppl 1},
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a complex of symptoms frequently encountered in the primary care setting. Impediments to optimal management of OAB include inaccurate perceptions on the part of patients and primary care providers, e.g., that the symptoms of OAB represent a natural progression of aging and are beyond the scope of treatment or that diagnosis and treatment are specialist concerns. Complicating the physician's task is the reluctance of many patients to initiate discussion of their OAB… CONTINUE READING

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