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Nocturia: Physiology and Pathophysiology - Mikel Gray

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Mikel Gray presents, “Nocturia: Advanced Concepts for the Urologic and Urogynecologic Specialist” focusing on the physiology and pathophysiology of nocturia. Mikel reviews the influence of age and gender on nighttime urine production and the prevalent sleep disorders associated with nocturia. Biographies: Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, Professor and Nurse Practitioner of Urolog...

Research Outcomes in Urinary Tract Infections in Woman - Jean Wyman

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(Length of Discussion: 5 min) Diane Newman discusses with Jean Wyman her review of data from the OptumLabs® Data Warehouse and calculated annual incidence for acute and recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in females over 15 years of age. Biographies: Jean F. Wyman, PhD, RN, APRN, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA, Professor and Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research, School of Nursing, Center for Aging...

Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium - Tamara Bavendam

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(Length of Discussion: 4 min) Tamara Bavendam talks with Diane Newman about preventing women’s urology issues and she shares details about her research consortium she initiated with the goal of developing the evidence base for the field of bladder with hopes to eventually have the evidence to tell physicians and clinicians how to prevent bladder problems in women. Biographies: Tamara Bavendam MD,...

The Use of Acupuncture in Women with Incontinence - Sandy Engberg

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(Length of interview: 12 minutes) Sandy Engberg shares a study with Diane Newman that she recently presented. An NIH funded, double-blinded study, evaluating acupuncture for urinary incontinence in women. They successfully recruited women 25 years of age or older who had been incontinent for at least three months, had at least two accidents per day or per week from a baseline bladder diary. Biogra...

Overview of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections and Prevention Strategies - Shannon Novosad

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(Length of Discussion: 6 min) Diane Newman interviews Shannon Novasad from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as she highlights details from her presentation on prevention of catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). Biographies: Shannon Novosad, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, Hospital Infection Prevention Team, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Eme...

Group Learning Achieves Decreased Incidence of Lower Urinary Symptoms - Interview with Tomas Griebling

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(Length of Discussion: 6 min) Tomas overviews his data on group training for behavioral therapies for women with urinary incontinence with the focus on standardization and uniformity of trainings and materials. The Gladiolus study is a three-site randomized controlled trial which compared the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a group-administered behavioral treatment program to no treatment....

Surgical Interventions for Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Ariana Smith

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(Length of Interview: 12 min) Diane Newman and Ariana Smith discuss a practical review of surgical options for patients who present with stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. They share perspectives on the recent literature on mesh, native tissue, and completely mesh-free alternatives. Biographies : Ariana L. Smith, MD, Director of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Assoc...

A Midwife Perspective on Preserving the Pelvic Floor - Lisa Kane Low

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(Length of Discussion: 14 min) Lisa Kane Low and Diane Newman discuss aspects relevant to midwifery expertise. Lisa reviews what the experts are doing for women to preserve the pelvic floor and the risk factors for clinical consideration. Biographies: Lisa Kane Low, Ph.D., CNM, FACNM, FAAN, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Practice and Professional Graduate Studies, Department of Health Beh...

A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Nocturia - David Sussman

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(Length of Conversation: 13 min) David Sussman and Diane Newman share perspectives on historical treatment options for patients presenting with nocturia. Transitioning to an in-depth review of new treatment options and the value of an effective physician/patient dialogue from counseling to evaluation assessing patient-reported outcomes. Biographies: David O. Sussman, DO, FACOS, Professor of Urolog...

Evolution in the Treatment of Patients with Prostatitis - Jeannette Potts

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(Length of Interview: 19 min) A detailed interview with Jeannette Potts by Diane Newman on the evolution in the treatment of patients with prostatitis. The clinical treatment changes, as well as the philosophy in diagnosis, play a great role in her strategies for each patient she encounters. Biographies: Jeannette M. Potts, M.D Men’s Health GU Specialist, Co-founder Vista Urology & Pelvic Pain Par...
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