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Overactive Bladder

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Table of Contents

Continuing Medical Education
Foreword
Definition and Epidemiology
Economic Burden and Effects on Quality of Life
Anatomy, Vasculature, and Lymphatics
Types and Pathophysiology of Overactive Bladder Syndrome
   Myogenic or Muscle Theory
   Urothelium Theory
   Neurogenic Theory
   The Role of Estrogen
Evaluation
   Medical History
   Physical Examination
   Urinalysis
   Additional Tests and Tools
      Urine Culture
      Postvoid Residual Volume
      Bladder Diary
      Health-Related Quality-of-Life Questionnaires
      Urodynamics, Cystoscopy, Renal or Bladder Imaging, and Urine Cytology
   Special Diagnostic Considerations
      Leiomyomas and Overactive Bladder Symptoms
      Overactive Bladder Symptoms in Women With Pelvic Organ Prolapse
      A Differential Diagnosis From A Urinary Tract Infection
      A Differential Diagnosis From Bladder Cancer
Management
   Behavioral Treatment
      Caffeine Intake
      Fluid Management
      Weight Loss
      Bladder Diary
      Timed Voiding
      Bladder Training
      Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy and Biofeedback
   Medical Therapy
      Antimuscarinics
      β3-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists
      Desmopressin
      Vaginal Estrogen
   Conservative Treatment Versus Pharmacotherapy
   Third-Line Treatments
      OnabotulinumtoxinA
      Sacral Neuromodulation
      Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Key Points
References

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Anne E. Burke, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year