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Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.
Men experiencing 3 or more nocturia episodes per night had a 43% increased mortality risk in adjusted analyses.
In a study, only 5% of nocturia and nocturnal polyuria were prescribed oral desmopressin.
Clinicians tend to focus on the number of voids, but patients worry more about interrupted sleep.
Rather intermittent oxygen desaturation was associated with a 3% greater likelihood of nocturia.
In clinical trials, the combination of Myrbetriq + solifenacin succinate was associated with greater improvements in the number of incontinence episodes per 24 hours (primary endpoint), the number of micturations per 24 hours (primary endpoint), and the volume voided per micturation (secondary endpoint) compared to placebo or to individual active components.
Thicker bladder wall and a tower-shaped curve on uroflowmetry are associated with shorter healing periods among pediatric patients with overactive bladder.
More patients taking desmopressin decreased their nightly voiding episodes by half or more.
Clinicians' choice of treatment highly correlated with a diagnosis based on urodynamic studies.
At least half of women using tibial nerve stimulation or pelvic floor muscle training experienced fewer night awakenings, according to a new study.
Metabolic syndrome and smoking are associated with 2.5- and 1.7-fold increased odds of moderate or severe nocturia in men with BPH/LUTS.
In a study, men with sleep disorders were 23% and 27% more likely to report nocturia and daytime LUTS than men without sleep disorders.
At baseline, women reported an average of 3.9 urgency incontinence episodes per day and 1.3 episodes of nocturia per night.
In a 12-month study, men with prostate cancer treated with ADT reported more nocturia episodes than men with prostate cancer treated with prostatectomy alone and men with no history of cancer.
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