Nocturia & Lower Urinary Tract Conditions VL

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...

A Contemporary Assessment of Nocturia - Mikel Gray

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Mikel Gray presents the key elements to examine in the assessment of nocturia including sleep patterns, history of lower urinary tract symptoms, medication review, and any comorbid conditions. Mikel also describes the importance of a bladder log or voiding diary and other instruments that characterize storage/voiding/ post void LUTS in the assessment of nocturia. Biographies: Mikel Gray, Ph.D., PN...

Urologic Complications of Neurologic Disease, Focus on the Patient with Multiple Sclerosis - Lysanne Campeau

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(Length of Discussion: 12 min) A conversation with Lysanne Campeau and Ben Brucker on treatment options for Multiple Sclerosis patients who present with neurologic disease. In this at-risk population, clinicians must consider comorbities, polypharmacy and the level of disability for each patient. The role of counseling appropriately to include the patient in the treatment decision plan is a routin...

Nocturia... It's Not Overactive Bladder - Scott MacDiarmid

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(Length of Discussion: 20 min) Scott MacDiarmid presents on nocturia, the assessment, diagnosis, management and rationale for therapeutic treatment options. Nocturia is highly prevalent, and significantly impacts quality of life, so defining an algorithm for treatment is critical for the success in diagnosing early and treating effectively. Biography: Scott A. MacDiarmid, MD is director of the All...

Defining Nocturia and Management Strategies - Alan Wein

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(Length of Discussion: 29 minutes) Alan Wein provides a presentation from the Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU) 2018 meeting on nocturia. He defines nocturia highlighting the clinical implications to patients, related to frequency and bother. He reviews therapies and discusses management of these patients for practitioners to consider. Biography: Alan J. Wein, MD, Ph.D. (Hon). FACS, Surgeon,...

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...

Treating Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in the Neuro-Urologic Patient, Focus on Parkinson’s- Lysanne Campeau

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(Length of Discussion: 12 min) Ben Brucker and Lysanne Campeau discuss her research and clinical practice in treating lower urinary tract symptoms specifically in the Parkinson's population. Careful assessment of these patients prior to diagnosis coupled with effective physician/patient dialogue may lead to the most effective treatment selection. Biographies: Lysanne Campeau, MDCM, Ph.D, FRCSC, As...

The Medical Condition 72 Percent of Americans Don’t Know About is Stealing Sleep and Disrupting Lives - Interview with Benjamin Brucker

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(Length of Interview: 7 min) Benjamin Brucker talks with New England Broadcasting on the recent Harris Poll about Nocturia, the medical condition 72 percent of Americans don’t know about is stealing sleep and disrupting lives. Ben addresses the condition, its prevalence, and the latest surprising findings of what Americans don't know about this condition. Biography: Benjamin M. Brucker, MD Related...
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