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The Nocturia Patient - David Sussman

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(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

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(Length of Discussion: 7 min) Roger Dmochowski, M.D. and Peter Sand, M.D. 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 Gynecolog...

Epidemiology of Nocturia - Interview with Alan Wein

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(Length of Discussion: 12 min) Roger Dmochowski, MD and Alan Wein, MD discuss the epidemiology of nocturia, population dynamics, symptom 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, M.D., MMHC, Program...

Sleep Hygiene and Nocturia - Jeffrey Weiss

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(Length of Discussion: 7 min) Jeffrey Weiss discusses sleep hygiene with Diane Newman. Biographies: Jeffrey P. Weiss, MD, FACS is a urologist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Island Jewish Medical Center and NYC Health and Hospitals/Kings County. He is Professor and Chairman at SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Department of Urology, Staff Ur...

Treating the Nocturia Patient - Diane Newman

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(Length of Discussion: 18 min) Benjamin Brucker and Diane Newman discuss the nocturia patients she identifies and treats in her practice. Both men and women with overactive bladder symptoms, or lower urinary tract symptoms often have nighttime voiding episodes. Bother from nocturnal awakenings is more common in the patients who experience awakening two or more times a night. The sleep disruptions...

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

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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...

Pathophysiology of Nocturia - Jeffrey Weiss

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(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...