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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Medarov BI, Chaudhry H, Sun JH, Rane N, Judson MAAnnals of Pharmacotherapy, Volume 50, Issue 6, June 2016, Pages 471 - 4
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Jori S. Pesonen, Rufus Cartwright, Altaf Mangera, Henrikki Santti, Tomas L. Griebling, Alexey E. Pryalukhin, Jarno Riikonen, Riikka M. Tähtinen, Arnav Agarwal, Johnson F. Tsui, Camille P. Vaughan, Alayne D. Markland, Theodore M. Johnson 2nd, Riikka Fonsell-Annala, Charlie Khoo, Teuvo L.J. Tammela, Yoshitaka Aoki, Anssi Auvinen, Diane Heels-Ansdell, Gordon H. Guyatt, Kari A.O. Tikkinen
European Urololgy, Volume 70, Issue 2, August 2016, Pages 372 - 381
A Population-based Survey of the Prevalence, Potential Risk Factors, and Symptom-specific Bother of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Adult Chinese Women
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- Introduction to Prof. Karl-Erik Andersson: Professor Andersson's research interests include urogenital and cardiovascular pharmacology and physiology, clinical trials, regenerative medicine...
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