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Urogynecology Controversies: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Briana Walton

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In this 2021 LUGPA CME presentation, Dr Briana Walton presents urogynecology controversies, the current landscape of female pelvic medicine, and reconstructive surgery. She focuses on issues that reconstructive surgeons are facing and how the landscape of treatment for disorders of the pelvic floor is shifting as women are demanding different care. Biographies: Briana Walton, MD, Female Pelvic Med...

Single-Use Disposable Cystoscopy - Roger Dmochowski, David Chaikin, & Vijay Goli

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In this conversation, Roger Dmochowski, David Chaikin, & Vijay Goli discuss the United States (US) Federal Drug Administration (FDA) cleared single-use disposable UroViu cystoscopic platform and share their experience with the device as well as the economic implications for Urology and UroGynecology practices. If you are interested in a demo, you can reach the UroViu Corporation via their website:...

Gentamicin Bladder Irrigation to Reduce UTIs - Anne Cameron

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Anne Cameron, MD, discusses the use of gentamicin bladder irrigation for the prevention of symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs) in neurogenic bladder patients with intermittent catheterization. Gentamicin is not absorbed through the bladder, therefore, there are no concerns with the development of antibiotic resistance or potential toxicity. Dr. Cameron reviews the protocol for gentamicin i...

Male UCPPS is NOT Prostatitis - Jeannette Potts

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Jeannette Potts discusses her work within the field of pelvic pain and specifically men suffering from urological chronic pelvic pain syndromes (UCPPS) and how it is commonly misdiagnosed. Jeannette stresses the need to think beyond the prostatitis classification system and instead consider pelvic pain symptoms and its multiple causes and contributors. In addition, she reviews the categorization o...

Driving Excellence in the Management of Nocturia - Scott MacDiarmid

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Scott MacDiarmid and Diane Newman discuss the urologist's role in the management of nighttime frequency or nocturia. Dr. MacDiarmid discusses the need for urologists to start thinking differently when it comes to the management of nocturia. He calls for the urologists to recognize that they are the experts in this area, identify the patients, and be proactive in treatment. He discusses both isolat...

A Legend and His Contributions to Urology Perspectives On His Journey - Ananias Diokno

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Ananias Diokno shares his journey into and through urology with Diane Newman in this interview. His leadership and contributions in urology are inspirational to all of us working to impact improved patient outcomes. Dr. Diokno shares his recent work in to our understanding incontinence and treatments. The GLADIOLUS study shows that a novel one-time, group-administered behavioral treatment (GBT) pr...

The International CURE-UAB Initiative - Michael Chancellor

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Michael Chancellor shares details of an aging bladder research initiative called the International CURE-Underactive Bladder (UAB) at the Aikens Research Center at the Beaumont Research Institute. A foundational support initiative of education, research, clinical trial support, and industry partnerships for bringing awareness, funding, and treatment strategies to underactive bladder. Biographies: M...

Management of Nocturia- Mikel Gray

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Mikel Gray focusses on the management of nocturia, highlighting treating comorbid conditions that lead to nocturia, treating overactive bladder and lower urinary tract symptoms, pharmacotherapy treatments, and behavioral interventions. Biographies: Mikel Gray, Ph.D., PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, Professor and Nurse Practitioner of Urology and School of Nursing, Certified Urologic Nurse Practi...

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, Ph.D., PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, Professor and Nurse Practitioner of Urol...

Research Outcomes in Urinary Tract Infections in Woman - Jean Wyman

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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 Science and Care Innovation,...
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