We present a 55-year-old woman has progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). She is paraparetic, unable to walk, and she presents with a transurethral catheter catheter placed 1 year ago to manage her urinary incontinence. She has a history of recurrent urinary tract infections and recalcitrant detrusor overactivity with urgency urinary incontinence. Several anticholinergic drugs have been previously administered to control her urinary incontinence, without any substantial benefit and with intolerable anticholinergic side effects. She has a normal renal function with a creatinine of 0.4 mg/dl. Her BMI is 23 Kg/m2...
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Saeki K, Obayashi K, Kurumatani N.BJU International 2016; 117: 829-835
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This is an interesting epidemiologic study suggesting that colder ambient temperatures may predispose...
A Population-based Survey of the Prevalence, Potential Risk Factors, and Symptom-specific Bother of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Adult Chinese Women
Lei Zhang, Lan Zhu, Tao Xu, Jinghe Lang, Zhaoai Li, Jian Gong, Qing Liu, Xiaochun Liu
European Urology, 1, 68, pages 97 - 112
Marcus J. Drake
European Urology, Volume 67, Issue 2, February 2015, Pages 289–290
About the Associate Editors
- Introduction to Prof. Karl-Erik Andersson: Professor Andersson's research interests include urogenital and cardiovascular pharmacology and physiology, clinical trials, regenerative medicine...
- Introduction to Prof. Bliwise: Donald L. Bliwise is Professor of Neurology, and the Director of Program in Sleep, Aging and...