Lower Urinary Tract Conditions VL

A Novel Sublingual Vaccine for Prevention of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women - J. Curtis Nickel

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Diane Newman is joined by J Curtis Nickel as he highlights his 2021 American Urological Association (AUA) presentation of a novel sublingual vaccine for the prevention of urinary tract infections in women. Dr. Nickels starts with a background on MV140, a self-administered submucosal vaccine. At the AUA Dr. Nickel presented the pivotal, randomized placebo-controlled trial, in which subjects were ra...

The Effects of Vibegron on Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Patients With Overactive Bladder - Michael A. Weber

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Diane Newman is joined by Michael Weber discussing a novel medication for the treatment of overactive bladder and a study Dr Weber presented at the AUA 2021 Annual Meeting. Vibegron, a beta-3 receptor agonist is used for the treatment of overactive bladder. Adults with overactive bladder in the age range, 40 to 75, were randomized to treatment either with Vibegron 75 milligrams per day or placebo....

Facing Pelvic Pain - Elise De

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Elise De, MD, a urologist at Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Urology and the Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders joins Diane Newman, in this conversation on chronic pelvic pain syndrome highlighting the recent publication of “Facing Pelvic Pain: A Guide for Patients and Their Families”. Dr. De whose current research focuses on pelvic pain and voiding dysfunction highlights diagnosing an...

The Role and Timing of Urodynamics and Certificate in Urodynamics Virtual Course - Hashim Hashim

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Professor Hashim Hashim joins Diane Newman for a conversation on the definitions of lower urinary tract dysfunction and the role and timing of urodynamics in the diagnosis of the specific condition. They also share the learning objectives of the Certificate in Urodynamics Course, its intended audience, the history, and the benefits of the course. Professor Hashim is a world-renowned functional uro...

Minimally Invasive Surgical Therapies (MIST) for the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and BPH - Kevin T. McVary

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Kevin McVary discusses the emerging field of minimally invasive surgical therapies (MIST) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)/benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). More men are seeking treatment for LUTS/BPH however the number of men choosing a more invasive surgical option is decreasing. Medications have side effects leading to non-compliance by patients in as little as a few m...

UTI – Is Traditional Culture Testing Obsolete? - Edward Schaeffer

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In urology, urinary tract infections are categorized into two main categories. Those with uncomplicated and those with complicated infections. Patients who have uncomplicated infections are young women premenopausal, not pregnant, and they have limited comorbidities. The symptoms that we associate with an uncomplicated infection are predominantly lower urinary tract urgency, dysuria, blood in the...

Urine is Not Sterile: What the Urobiome Means for Pelvic Floor Surgeons - Alan J. Wolfe

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Alan Wolfe disputes the old dogma that the bladder is sterile. He explains that there are bacteria that normally live in healthy bladders called the urinary microbiota or urinary microbiome and gets into much more detail in this 2019 LUGPA CME presentation. Biography: Alan J. Wolfe, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Related Content:...

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...

The Impact of Sleep Disruptions Caused by Nocturia - Experts Roundtable

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Benjamin Brucker assembles voiding dysfunction experts focused on the clinical implications of lower urinary tract symptoms. The conversation shines the light on how these experts think about the symptoms considered in the diagnosis between overactive bladder and nocturia. Patients experiencing nighttime awakenings to void is disruptive not only to their sleep but to day time functioning. How do w...

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...
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