OAB

Urinary Incontinence: What Pharmacists Should Know
Urinary Incontinence: What Pharmacists Should KnowUp to 30% of the population is affected by the problem, this peer-reviewed article will give you the information you need.
Overactive bladder: Special considerations across a woman’s life spanThis article summarizes guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, highlighting special considerations for management of OAB across a woman’s life span.
Sacral neuromodulation, botulinum show equal efficacyIn patients with refractory urgency urinary incontinence (UUI), sacral neuromodulation (InterStim) and onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) produce similar reductions in mean daily UUI episodes, according to 24-month follow-up data on patients treated in a randomized trial.
Foot stimulation may offer home-based OAB treatmentNew research may pave the way for a form of nerve stimulation for refractory overactive bladder that is home based and less invasive than current neuromodulation approaches.
Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly) and asked them each the following: Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?
Uro Pipeline: FDA accepts biologics license application for bladder Ca agentOther pipeline developments discussed include an implantable device for OAB treatment, a subcutaneous hypogonadism treatment, efficacy results for an HPV drug, and the status of a device-based BPH treatment.
Clinical pathways: A roadmap to medical success"This is the step whereby practices can apply good, evidence-based, pathway-driven medicine to not only provide excellent outcomes for patients, but also be financially successful in the process," writes Henry Rosevear, MD.
Female Urology: SUFU launches clinical care pathway for OAB patientsOther female urology topics discussed at this year's AUA meeting include preoperative urodynamics for women undergoing prolapse surgery and a study on nocturia.
New Products: Neuromodulation system for OAB targets tibial nerveOther products discussed in this roundup include a plasma vaporization device, a laser fiber safety device, and more.
Brain activity in OAB patients characterized in studyPreliminary findings of a Swiss study revealed that the brain activity associated with the desire to void in response to the automated, repetitive filling and distention of the bladder with body warm saline differed greatly between healthy patients and patients with non-neurogenic overactive bladder.