Lower Urinary Tract Conditions VL

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Case-Based Discussion with Eric Rovner

(Length of Conversation: 11 min) Eric Rovner, MD and Benjamin Brucker, MD presents a case-based discussion of a 74 year old women, with the complaint of frequent urination. Eric and Ben evaluate this patient’s symptoms of voiding dysfunction, nocturia, daytime frequency and summarize new treatment options for this individual. Biographies: Eric S. Rovner, M.D., is the director of the section of voi...

The Nocturia Patient - David Sussman

(Length of Conversation: 6 min) Alan Wein and David Sussman discuss the nocturia patient. David Sussman talks about the types of patients he sees suffering from overactive bladder. Despite OAB and BPH treatments many patients do not see improvement in the nocturia symptoms and up until now there has not been an FDA approved medical treatment. The field has been searching for years for something to...

Identifying, Assessing, and Treating the Nocturia Patient - Peter Sand

(Length of Discussion: 7 min) Roger Dmochowski, MD and Peter Sand, MD discusses the standard nocturia patient, how to identify, assess, and treat them, behavioral and non pharmacological treatment options as well as the hope of a future possible targeted therapy for the underlying mechanisms of nocturnal polyuria. Biographies: Peter K Sand, MD, is Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at...

Epidemiology of Nocturia - Interview with Alan Wein

(Length of Discussion: 12 min) Roger Dmochowski, MD and Alan Wein, MD discuss the epidemiology of nocturia, population dynamics, symptoms conditions, and how it impacts quality of life of populations across the globe. The pathophysiology, co-morbidities and challenges faced with nocturnal polyuria are also discussed. Biographies: Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD (Hon.) Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, Program...

Sleep Hygiene and Nocturia - Jeffrey Weiss

Jeffrey Weiss discusses the importance of sleep hygiene with Diane Newman and the relationship between disordered sleep and nocturia. They highlight the standard number of hours of sleep a night for quality of life as well as the relationship of sleep cycles and nocturia. Jeffrey fields Diane's questions on dietary irritants that can lead to impaired sleeping, the importance of voiding diaries and...

Treating the Nocturia Patient - Diane Newman

Benjamin Brucker and Diane Newman discuss the nocturia patients she identifies and treats in her practice, the bothers they experience from nighttime awakenings, and sleep disruption outcomes in her patients' daily life. They also discuss conservative treatment approaches and antimuscarinic medications for overactive bladder. Biographies: Diane K. Newman, DNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD Benjamin M. Brucker, MD...

From the Editor - Welcome to the Lower Urinary Tract Conditions Center of Excellence - Ben Brucker

Dr. Benjamin M. Brucker welcomes viewers to the new Nocturia Center of Excellence: the leading location for state of the art lectures, original articles, research, current treatments and emerging clinical care in pelvic health and pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr. Brucker encourages viewers to utilize this center as a resource for current research, clinical expertise and to stay up to date with curren...

Female Urology, Incontinence, LUTS, Voiding Dysfunction - Christopher Payne

Christopher Payne, MD a urologist from San Jose, California and Diane Newman, DNP discuss several presentations from the 2018 Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction meeting (SUFU). Among the topics, they highlight are Urinary Bladder Dysfunction, Bladder Innervation, Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Lower Urinary Tract Infections. They overview several pr...

Pathophysiology of Nocturia - Jeffrey Weiss

(Length of Presentation: 27 min) Jeffrey Weiss, presents the pathophysiology of nocturia and describes important steps in the evaluation of nocturia. Two case reports are presented. Final thoughts are included on nocturnal polyuria, replacement therapy, overnight fluid deprivation tests, behavioral therapy and more. Biography: Jeffrey P. Weiss, MD, FACS is a urologist in Brooklyn, New York and is...
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