World Sleep Day on March 17, 2017
An important question in nocturia is: do patients awake by the need to void, or do they void after being awaken for some other reasons? Will there be a true answer? On World Sleep Day 2017 Professor Bliwise dicusses this topic on the basis of two papers bearing relevance to each hypothesis.
By Philip van Kerrebroeck
Are lower dosages of desmopressin of real benefit in clinical practice?
In several European countries, low dose formulations of desmopressin (Nocdurna 25 μg for females and Nocdurna 50 μg for males) are registered for the specific indication of nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria. This registration is based on the earlier registration of the higher dose melt formulations of desmopressin (Minrin melt 60 μg, 120 μg and 240 μg) for the same indication and two pivotal US trials with lower, gender-specific dosages...
New content this month
Patients’ Lived Experiences of Nocturia: A Qualitative Study of the Evening, the Night, and the Next Day
Andrew Trigg, Fredrik L. Andersson, Natalie V. J. Aldhouse, Donald L. Bliwise, Helen KitchenPatient (2017). doi:10.1007/s40271-017-0241-0
Protocol for a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, crossover trial of Melatonin for treatment of Nocturia in adults with Multiple Sclerosis (MeNiMS)
Delgado D, Canham L, Cotterill N et al.BMC Neurology 2017; 17:63
Epstein M, Blaivas J, Wein AJ, Weiss JPNeurourology and Urodynamics 2017 Mar 31. doi: 10.1002/nau.23272. [Epub ahead of print]
Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on nocturnal urine production in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
Miyazato M, Tohyama K, Touyama M, Nakamura H, Oshiro T, Ueda S, Saito SNeurourology and Urodynamics 2017; 36: 376-9
Bernhard Liedl and Peter Petros on behalf of ISPPWe thank the editors of the Nocturia Resource Centre for the opportunity to present our experience with surgical and non-surgical...
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
About the Associate Editors
- Dr Antonella Giannantoni is Associate Professor of Urology at the Department of Urology and Andrology, University of Perugia, Italy. She...
- Philip E.V. Van Kerrebroeck is Professor of Urology at the University of Maastricht, and works as a urologist at the...