Other female urology topics discussed at this year's AUA meeting include preoperative urodynamics for women undergoing prolapse surgery and a study on nocturia.
Benjamin M. Brucker, MDOther female urology topics discussed at this year's AUA meeting include preoperative urodynamics for women undergoing prolapse surgery and a study on nocturia. The Female Urology/Incontinence/Urodynamics discussions were presented by Benjamin M. Brucker, MD, of New York University Langone Medical Center, New York.
The Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction has launched a clinical care pathway and patient road map for overactive bladder, emphasizing evidence- and expertise-based approaches to improve patient compliance with OAB therapy.
A randomized trial involving patients with medication-refractory OAB demonstrated a significant reduction in daily urge urinary incontinence episodes with onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) injection versus sacral neuromodulation, but botulinum was associated with a higher rate of urinary tract infection and need for transient catheterization.
Family income, as manifested by grocery spending and dietary quality, is a robust predictor of nocturia.
Low-dose desmopressin nasal spray (SER120) led to a significant reduction in episodes of nocturia in a randomized trial involving older patients.
A claims-based data analysis suggested a significantly higher rate of pelvic prolapse reoperation with vaginal versus abdominal primary repair.
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