ICI-RS 2015-Is a Better Understanding of Sleep the Key in Managing Nocturia?

Marie-Astrid Denys*, Jerald Cherian, Mohammad S. Rahnama'i, Kathleen A. O'Connell, Jonathan Singer, Alan J. Wein, Karlien Dhondt, Karel Everaert, Jeffrey P. Weiss

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Abstract

AimsNocturia, or waking up at night to void, is a highly prevalent and bothersome lower urinary tract symptom. However, the applied treatment modalities do not improve symptoms in about half of the patients. The aim of this report is to generate new ideas for future nocturia research, with special emphasis on the role of sleep physiology and sleep disorders. MethodsThe following is a report of the presentations and subsequent discussion of the Nocturia Think Tank session at the annual meeting of the International Consultation on Incontinence Research Society (ICI-RS), which took place in September 2015 in Bristol. General information about the organization of the ICI-RS meeting can be found on the website . An overview of challenges within the existing evidence, future research ideas, and results of research with regard to nocturia and sleep were presented. Results and conclusionIn order to optimize the management of nocturia and nocturnal polyuria (NP), future research has to focus on the development of unambiguous terminology regarding nocturia and NP, the role of renal function profiles and simplified frequency volume charts as guidance of individualized therapy and the role of sleep disorders such as periodic limb movements during sleep and habitual voiding as a response to awakening. Neurourol. Urodynam. 37:2048-2052, 2018. (c) 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2048-2052
Number of pages5
JournalNeurourology and Urodynamics
Volume37
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2018

Keywords

  • diagnosis
  • nocturia
  • physiology
  • sleep
  • PERIODIC LIMB MOVEMENTS
  • INTERNATIONAL-CONTINENCE-SOCIETY
  • URINARY-TRACT SYMPTOMS
  • PARKINSONS-DISEASE
  • OLDER MEN
  • POLYURIA
  • STANDARDIZATION
  • FRAGMENTATION
  • TERMINOLOGY
  • DYSFUNCTION

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