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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 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 B. 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...

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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(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...
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