SUFU COE Articles


  • SUFU 2019: A Novel Mobile Uroflowmetry Application For Assessing Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

    Miami, FL ( Although uroflowmetry is a frequently used diagnostic test to assess voiding dysfunction, concerns exist regarding the use of a single uroflow test for clinical decision making. It is primarily used to screen for bladder outlet obstruction, and uroflowmetry results can be affected by bladder volume and voided volume, time of day (obstructive symptoms are often worse at night), as well as the timing of medications. Key aspects of uroflowmetry involve the maximum and average flow rate, voided volume, flow time, and flow pattern.
    Published March 1, 2019
  • SUFU 2019: An Update on Nocturia - What's Keeping You Up at Night?

    Miami, FL ( Dr. Jeffrey Weiss provided an update of the management of nocturia. Patients are oftentimes asked to fill out a 24-hour voiding diary but compliance in completing them is sometimes very difficult to obtain. First and foremost each patient should be assessed for other comorbidities. It is also important to differentiate nocturnal polyuria defined as 33% of total urine over 24 hours or urine production>90ml/hour. There are many causes of nocturia and lower urinary tract symptoms.
    Published March 2, 2019
  • SUFU 2019: Novel Non-invasive External Electrical Muscle Stimulation Device For The Treatment Of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence: Quality of Life Clinical Outcomes

    Miami, FL ( Most electrical muscle stimulation devices for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) use transvaginal electrical stimulation. INNOVO® is a novel, non-invasive, external electrical muscle stimulation device for the treatment of incontinence.
    Published March 1, 2019
  • SUFU 2019: The Impact of the New Guidelines on the Management of BPH in 2019

    Miami, FL ( Dr. Foster leads the audience through the AUA BPH Guidelines briefly emphasizing the new changes /updates that will be seen in the new updated BPH guidelines.  Why talk about new guidelines now? Several BPH therapies have emerged and will be getting incorporated into the guidelines.  Aquablation, urethral prostatic lift, prostate artery embolization, water thermal therapy, etc. Medical management is also being looked at and will be updated in the new guidelines.
    Published February 28, 2019