urination disorders

Summary

Summary: Disorders in the frequency of urination, the volume of urine produced or eliminated, or the ability to retain or void urine in normal fashion.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Long-term efficacy of naftopidil for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms with benign prostatic hyperplasia]
    Toshiyuki Akasaka
    Department of Urology, Akasaka Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:189-93. 2003
  2. ncbi Update on the relationship between sexual dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Raymond C Rosen
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 16:11-9. 2006
  3. ncbi External beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: urinary outcomes for men with high International Prostate Symptom Scores (IPSS)
    Renuka Malik
    Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1080-6. 2011
  4. ncbi The burden of lower urinary tract symptoms: evaluating the effect of LUTS on health-related quality of life, anxiety and depression: EpiLUTS
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:4-11. 2009
  5. ncbi The standardisation of terminology in lower urinary tract function: report from the standardisation sub-committee of the International Continence Society
    Paul Abrams
    Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Urology 61:37-49. 2003
  6. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms and male sexual dysfunction: the multinational survey of the aging male (MSAM-7)
    Raymond Rosen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Eur Urol 44:637-49. 2003
  7. ncbi Peripheral afferent nerve stimulation for treatment of lower urinary tract irritative symptoms
    B Congregado Ruiz
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Manuel Siurot s n, 41012, Sevilla, Spain
    Eur Urol 45:65-9. 2004
  8. ncbi The overlap of storage, voiding and postmicturition symptoms and implications for treatment seeking in the USA, UK and Sweden: EpiLUTS
    Chris C Sexton
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:12-23. 2009
  9. pmc Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1700 6th Ave South, Suite 10382, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:2066-76. 2010
  10. ncbi Autonomic nervous system overactivity in men with lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Kevin T McVary
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:1327-433. 2005

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Publications212 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi [Long-term efficacy of naftopidil for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms with benign prostatic hyperplasia]
    Toshiyuki Akasaka
    Department of Urology, Akasaka Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:189-93. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi Update on the relationship between sexual dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Raymond C Rosen
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 16:11-9. 2006
    ..Recent evidence of an association between LUTS/BPH and sexual dysfunction will be reviewed, as well as the effects of pharmacological treatment options for symptomatic LUTS/BPH on sexual function...
  3. ncbi External beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: urinary outcomes for men with high International Prostate Symptom Scores (IPSS)
    Renuka Malik
    Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:1080-6. 2011
    ..To report the urinary outcome of men treated for prostate cancer with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) who have pretreatment obstructive urinary symptoms (International Prostate Symptom Score [IPSS] ≥ 15)...
  4. ncbi The burden of lower urinary tract symptoms: evaluating the effect of LUTS on health-related quality of life, anxiety and depression: EpiLUTS
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:4-11. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi The standardisation of terminology in lower urinary tract function: report from the standardisation sub-committee of the International Continence Society
    Paul Abrams
    Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Urology 61:37-49. 2003
  6. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms and male sexual dysfunction: the multinational survey of the aging male (MSAM-7)
    Raymond Rosen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Eur Urol 44:637-49. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between LUTS and sexual problems in aging men...
  7. ncbi Peripheral afferent nerve stimulation for treatment of lower urinary tract irritative symptoms
    B Congregado Ruiz
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Manuel Siurot s n, 41012, Sevilla, Spain
    Eur Urol 45:65-9. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy of posterior tibial nerve stimulation for treatment of lower urinary tract irritative symptoms (urgency, frequency, urge incontinence and pelvic pain)...
  8. ncbi The overlap of storage, voiding and postmicturition symptoms and implications for treatment seeking in the USA, UK and Sweden: EpiLUTS
    Chris C Sexton
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 103:12-23. 2009
    ..To assess the (i) the overlap between voiding, storage, and postmicturition symptoms; and (ii) the relative effect of bother and implications for treatment seeking within these symptom groups, using data from the EpiLUTS study...
  9. pmc Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1700 6th Ave South, Suite 10382, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:2066-76. 2010
    ..Midurethral slings are increasingly used for the treatment of stress incontinence, but there are limited data comparing types of slings and associated complications...
  10. ncbi Autonomic nervous system overactivity in men with lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Kevin T McVary
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 174:1327-433. 2005
    ..We investigated the relationship of ANS activity to LUTS as well as to objective measures of BPH in men with BPH...
  11. ncbi Function preservation in rectal cancer surgery
    Yoshihiro Moriya
    Colorectal Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:339-43. 2006
    ..This article reviews findings from recent studies investigating urinary, sexual, and defecation dysfunction after rectal cancer surgery and discusses questions to be studied in the future...
  12. ncbi Multi-institutional Phase II study of proton beam therapy for organ-confined prostate cancer focusing on the incidence of late rectal toxicities
    Keiji Nihei
    Radiation Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:390-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to estimate prospectively the incidence of late rectal toxicities after PBT for organ-confined prostate cancer...
  13. ncbi Assessment of the impact of sildenafil citrate on lower urinary tract symptoms in men with erectile dysfunction
    John P Mulhall
    Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Sex Med 3:662-7. 2006
    ..Recent data suggest an association between erectile dysfunction (ED) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Anecdotally some patients cite improvement in LUTS while using sildenafil...
  14. ncbi Prophylactic versus therapeutic alpha-blockers after permanent prostate brachytherapy
    Gregory S Merrick
    Schiffler Cancer Center, Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003 6300, USA
    Urology 60:650-5. 2002
    ..Multiple clinical and treatment parameters were evaluated to identify the factors associated with acute urinary morbidity...
  15. ncbi Quality of life after surgery, external beam irradiation, or brachytherapy for early-stage prostate cancer
    Mark S Litwin
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cancer 109:2239-47. 2007
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes after the most commonly used treatments...
  16. pmc Physiologic reactivity to a laboratory stress task among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Philip M Ullrich
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Urology 70:487-91; discussion 491-2. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the associations between psychological stress reactivity and BPH disease parameters...
  17. ncbi Validation of a sham for percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)
    Kenneth Peters
    Beaumont Hospital, Department of Urology, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:58-61. 2009
    ..Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) supposedly demonstrates 50-60% improvement in OAB symptoms with no sham-controlled trials reported. This study determined the efficacy of a sham for PTNS...
  18. ncbi Percutaneous afferent neuromodulation for the refractory overactive bladder: results of a multicenter study
    F E Govier
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 165:1193-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Percutaneous peripheral afferent nerve stimulation offers a safe, minimally invasive and effective treatment for managing refractive overactive bladder and/or pelvic floor dysfunction...
  19. ncbi Intravesical heparin and peripheral neuromodulation on interstitial cystitis
    Kadir Baykal
    GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Uskudar Istanbul, Turkey
    Urol Int 74:361-4. 2005
    ..We wanted to evaluate the therapeutic effect of intravesical heparin and peripheral neuromodulation on patients with interstitial cystitis...
  20. ncbi Posterior tibial nerve stimulation as neuromodulative treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction
    M R van Balken
    Department of Urology, Canisius-Wilhemina Hospital, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Urol 166:914-8. 2001
    ..Only mild side effects were observed. CONCLUSIONS: Posterior tibial nerve stimulation is a minimally invasive and successful treatment option for patients with certain types of lower urinary tract dysfunction...
  21. ncbi "J" cut of sling for postoperative voiding dysfunction following synthetic midurethral slings
    Seshadri Kasturi
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Indiana University, 1633 N Capitol Avenue, Suite 436, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:933-6. 2011
    ..The sling is cut at 9 or 3 o'clock position, such that a part of the sling posterior to the urethra is intact...
  22. ncbi Posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the treatment of voiding dysfunction: urodynamic data
    Vera Vandoninck
    Department of Urology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:246-51. 2004
    ..To determine urodynamic changes and predictive factors in patients with voiding dysfunction who underwent 12 percutaneous tibial nerve stimulations...
  23. ncbi Prevalence of bladder, bowel and sexual problems among multiple sclerosis patients two to five years after diagnosis
    M W Nortvedt
    Department of Health and Social Research, Bergen University College, PO Box 7030, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Mult Scler 13:106-12. 2007
    ..Since treatments and preventive strategies can manage many of these problems, we suggest increasing the focus on these aspects of the disease when consulting patients, including at early stages...
  24. ncbi Evaluation of the association between lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction, considering its multiple risk factors
    Ernani Luis Rhoden
    Surgery Department, Urology Division, at UCSPA and Postgraduate Course in Medical Sciences at UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Sex Med 5:2662-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED), while considering multiple risk factors for ED, including an anthropometric evaluation of central obesity...
  25. ncbi Implications of recent epidemiology studies for the clinical management of lower urinary tract symptoms
    Steven A Kaplan
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BJU Int 103:48-57. 2009
    ..Likewise, understanding that the impact of LUTS on HRQL and the degree of bother, rather than the frequency of LUTS, are significant drivers for treatment seeking might aid in assisting patients to make decisions about treatment...
  26. ncbi The relation of lower urinary tract symptoms with life-style factors and objective measures of benign prostatic enlargement and obstruction: an Italian survey
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:767-72. 2004
    ..The association between the severity of LUTS and prostate volume, prostate-related variables and general life-style factors was investigated in a large number of patients with persistent LUTS suggestive of BPH (LUTS/BPH)...
  27. ncbi Cross-sectional and longitudinal comparisons of health-related quality of life between patients with prostate carcinoma and matched controls
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Cancer 101:2011-9. 2004
    ..Prostate carcinoma and treatments affect health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The authors prospectively compared prostate and general HRQOL between prostate carcinoma cases and an age-matched and ethnicity-matched control group...
  28. ncbi Enlarged prostate: a landmark national survey of its prevalence and impact on US men and their partners
    C G Roehrborn
    Department of Urology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 9:30-4. 2006
    ..These findings confirm that LUTS and EP are prevalent in the US population, affecting both patient and spouse, and may help in developing management strategies for EP...
  29. ncbi Comparison of pelvic floor muscle training, electromyography biofeedback, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation for bladder dysfunction in people with multiple sclerosis: a randomized pilot study
    D McClurg
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:337-48. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of a combined programme of PFTA, EMG Biofeedback, and NMES for bladder dysfunction in MS...
  30. ncbi Symptom-specific quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 9:485-90. 2002
    ..We investigated which factors are most bothersome to preoperative patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  31. ncbi Release of tension-free vaginal tape for the treatment of refractory postoperative voiding dysfunction
    C R Rardin
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:898-902. 2002
    ..To report our experience with surgical release of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for the treatment of persistent post-TVT voiding dysfunction...
  32. ncbi Men in Australia Telephone Survey (MATeS): a national survey of the reproductive health and concerns of middle-aged and older Australian men
    Carol A Holden
    Andrology Australia, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 366:218-24. 2005
    ..The Men in Australia Telephone Survey (MATeS) describes the prevalence of self-reported reproductive health disorders as well as related concerns and health behaviours among middle-aged and older Australian men...
  33. ncbi Bladder and male sexual functions after autonomic nerve-sparing TME with or without lateral node dissection for rectal cancer
    K Maeda
    Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1 98 Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi, 470 1192 Japan
    Tech Coloproctol 7:29-33. 2003
    ..We evaluated to what extent lateral lymph node dissection (LND) interferes with bladder and male sexual functions after radical rectal excision with adoption of careful total autonomic nerve preservation...
  34. ncbi Tolterodine extended release improves overactive bladder symptoms in men with overactive bladder and nocturia
    Steven A Kaplan
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 68:328-32. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of nighttime dosing with tolterodine extended release (TER) in men with overactive bladder (OAB) and nocturia...
  35. ncbi Randomized, double-blind placebo- and tolterodine-controlled trial of the once-daily antimuscarinic agent solifenacin in patients with symptomatic overactive bladder
    C R Chapple
    Department of Urology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    BJU Int 93:303-10. 2004
    ..e. urgency, incontinence, and frequency, with additional objectives being to assess the safety and tolerability of solifenacin and to compare the efficacy and safety of solifenacin with tolterodine 2 mg twice daily...
  36. pmc Role of voiding and storage symptoms for the quality of life before and after treatment in men with voiding dysfunction
    Petros Sountoulides
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Urol 28:3-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, we have explored associations between Q (max) and voiding and storage sub-scores of the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) before and after treatment with QoL...
  37. ncbi Pelvic floor muscle training in the treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction in women with multiple sclerosis
    Adélia Correia Lúcio
    University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:1410-3. 2010
    ..Evaluate the role of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) on the treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD) in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients...
  38. ncbi Bothersome urinary symptoms and disease-specific quality of life in patients with benign prostatic obstruction
    Helén Marklund-Bau
    Department of Biomedicine and Surgery, University Hospital of Linkoping, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:32-41. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi Sildenafil citrate improves erectile function and urinary symptoms in men with erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Kevin T McVary
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Urol 177:1071-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated sildenafil for erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms in men with the 2 conditions...
  40. ncbi Oncologic and functional results of total mesorectal excision and autonomic nerve-preserving operation for advanced lower rectal cancer
    Kazuo Shirouzu
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University, Faculty of Medicine, Kurume City, Japan
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1442-7. 2004
    ..It is unclear whether autonomic nerve preservation is suitable curative procedure. We clarify the significance of autonomic nerve preservation for an advanced lower rectal cancer...
  41. ncbi Assessment of sexual and voiding function after total mesorectal excision with pelvic autonomic nerve preservation in males with rectal cancer
    Nam Kyu Kim
    Department of Surgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:1178-85. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the safety of total mesorectal excision with pelvic autonomic nerve preservation in terms of voiding and sexual function in males with rectal cancer...
  42. ncbi Non-neurogenic female voiding dysfunction
    Asnat Groutz
    Urogynecology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Curr Opin Urol 12:311-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this review is to present up-to-date data and controversies associated with non-neurogenic female voiding dysfunction...
  43. ncbi The relationship of detrusor instability and symptoms with objective parameters used for diagnosing bladder outlet obstruction: a prospective study
    Bassem S Wadie
    Mansoura Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura, Egypt
    J Urol 168:132-4. 2002
    ..In prospective fashion we evaluated detrusor instability in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms attributable to benign prostatic hyperplasia and determined its possible association with the degree of obstruction...
  44. ncbi Cardiovascular effects of the selective alphalA-adrenoceptor antagonist silodosin (KMD-3213), a drug for the treatment of voiding dysfunction
    Satoshi Tatemichi
    Pharmacology Research R and D, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, 4365 1, Kashiwabara, Hotaka, Azumino City, Nagano Pref 399 8304, Japan
    Arzneimittelforschung 56:682-7. 2006
    ..The cardiovascular profile of silodosin suggests therefore that it is a safe and well-tolerated drug...
  45. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with erectile dysfunction: analysis of risk factors
    Ahmed I El-Sakka
    Department of Urology, Suez Canal University, School of Medicine, Ismailia, Egypt
    J Sex Med 3:144-9. 2006
    ..The association between erectile dysfunction (ED) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) is unclear. Conventionally, little attention has been given to the association between ED and LUTS...
  46. ncbi Sacral versus pudendal nerve stimulation for voiding dysfunction: a prospective, single-blinded, randomized, crossover trial
    Kenneth M Peters
    Department of Urology, Ministrelli Program for Urologic Research and Education MPURE, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:643-7. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to compare sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) to pudendal nerve stimulation (PNS) for voiding dysfunction...
  47. ncbi Ovarian cancer: can we make the clinical diagnosis earlier?
    Lloyd H Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California at Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 104:1398-407. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to provide an objective evaluation of symptoms that precede a diagnosis of ovarian cancer...
  48. ncbi Relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms frequency assessed by the IPSS and bothersomeness (SPI) among men older than 50 years old
    P Perrin
    Department of Urology, Lyon Sud Hospital, France
    Eur Urol 48:601-7. 2005
    ..The Symptom Problem Index (SPI) evaluates the degree of discomfort associated with each question on the IPSS. Our objective was to explore the relationships between these two rating scales...
  49. ncbi Effect of lower urinary tract symptoms on the incidence of erectile dysfunction
    Rahman Shiri
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Urol 174:205-9; discussion 209. 2005
    ..We determined the effect of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on the incidence of erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  50. ncbi Does mode of hysterectomy influence micturition and defecation?
    J P Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:945-51. 2001
    ..Hysterectomy may affect bladder and bowel function. A retrospective study was performed to compare the prevalence of micturition and defecation symptoms between different modes of hysterectomy...
  51. ncbi Localized contractions in the normal human bladder and in urinary urgency
    Marcus J Drake
    School of Surgical and Reproductive Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BJU Int 95:1002-5. 2005
    ..To describe an observational study to establish whether localized activity arises in the normal human bladder, and whether there is any correspondence between changes in such activity and reported sensation...
  52. ncbi Impact on quality of life of different lower urinary tract symptoms in men measured by means of the SF 36 questionnaire
    Gabriella Engstrom
    Department of Caring Science, Malardalen University, Vasteras, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:485-94. 2006
    ..To describe how different lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) affect the quality of life (QOL) in men...
  53. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of tolterodine extended-release in continent patients with overactive bladder and nocturia
    Victor W Nitti
    Department of Urology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    BJU Int 97:1262-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the clinical efficacy and tolerability of tolterodine extended-release (ER) in continent patients with overactive bladder (OAB) and nocturia...
  54. ncbi Efficacy of tamsulosin in the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in women
    Nithi Pummangura
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian J Surg 30:131-7. 2007
    ..We attempted to determine whether tamsulosin is an efficacious therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in women...
  55. ncbi The relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms and health status: the UREPIK study
    P Boyle
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 92:575-80. 2003
    ..To assess the hypothesis that as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) increase in severity, the impact as measured by the BPH impact index (BII) would also increase...
  56. ncbi Reduced perception of urgency in treatment of overactive bladder with extended-release tolterodine
    Robert Freeman
    Urogynaecology Unit, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 102:605-11. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of once-daily, extended-release tolterodine on urinary urgency in patients with overactive bladder...
  57. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia: minimizing morbidity caused by treatment
    Claude C Schulman
    Department of Urology, Erasme Hospital, University Clinics of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Urology 62:24-33. 2003
    ..Medical therapies, and particularly alpha(1)-adrenoceptor antagonists such as tamsulosin, can be considered a first-line treatment option for LUTS/BPH because they provide effective relief of bothersome LUTS with excellent tolerability...
  58. ncbi Avoiding long-term disturbance to bladder and sexual function in pelvic surgery, particularly with rectal cancer
    K Havenga
    Department of Surgery, Nijmegen University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Semin Surg Oncol 18:235-43. 2000
    ....
  59. pmc Identifying symptoms of ovarian cancer: a qualitative and quantitative study
    C R Bankhead
    Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 115:1008-14. 2008
    ..Symptoms of ovarian cancer are often vague and consequently a high proportion of women with ovarian cancer are not referred to the appropriate clinic...
  60. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of bladder outlet obstruction in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: reliability of commonly measured parameters and the role of idiopathic detrusor overactivity
    Stepan Vesely
    Department of Urology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:301-5. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi Re-operation rates after permanent sacral nerve stimulation for refractory voiding dysfunction in women
    Roberta E Blandon
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    BJU Int 101:1119-23. 2008
    ..Minneapolis, MI, USA) device for sacral nerve stimulation (SNS)...
  62. ncbi Terazosin therapy for patients with female lower urinary tract symptoms: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Bee Yean Low
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Science Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
    J Urol 179:1461-9. 2008
    ..We determined the clinical efficacy and safety of terazosin in the treatment of patients with female lower urinary tract symptoms...
  63. ncbi Neurophysiological evidence may predict the outcome of sacral neuromodulation
    S Malaguti
    Spinal Unit, Ospedale Magenta, Italy
    J Urol 170:2323-6. 2003
    ..Somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) of the pudendal and posterior tibial nerves were evaluated in patients implanted with a monolateral permanent quadripolar electrode...
  64. ncbi The unstable detrusor
    Paul Bulmer
    Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trim, Bristol, UK
    Urol Int 72:1-12. 2004
    ..Surgical treatment often involves a degree of bladder denervation to reduce bladder activity. This can consequently produce voiding difficulties which necessitate patients to self-catheterise on a longterm basis...
  65. ncbi A prospective randomized trial comparing the 1-stage with the 2-stage implantation of a pulse generator in patients with pelvic floor dysfunction selected for sacral nerve stimulation
    K Everaert
    Department of Urology, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Urol 45:649-54. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi Alpha1-adrenergic receptors and their inhibitors in lower urinary tract symptoms and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Claus G Roehrborn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 171:1029-35. 2004
    ....
  67. ncbi The effectiveness of tamsulosin in treating women with voiding difficulty
    Shang Jen Chang
    Department of Urology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Urol 15:981-5. 2008
    ..To prospectively evaluate the effectiveness of tamsulosin in treating women with voiding difficulty...
  68. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with erectile dysfunction: is there a vascular association?
    Ahmed I El-Sakka
    Department of Urology, Suez Canal University, School of Medicine, Ismailia, Egypt
    Eur Urol 48:319-25. 2005
    ..To assess if there is an underlying vascular association between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  69. ncbi Serum C-reactive protein concentration and lower urinary tract symptoms in older men in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prostate 62:27-33. 2005
    ..We examined cross-sectionally the association of serum C-reactive protein concentration, a non-specific marker of inflammation, and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), suggestive of BPH...
  70. ncbi [Randomized controlled study on ginger-salt-partitioned moxibustion at shenque (CV 8) on urination disorders poststroke]
    Hui Lin Liu
    Acupuncture Section, Beijing TCM Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing 100010, China
    Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 26:621-4. 2006
    To probe the therapeutic effect and safety of ginger-salt-partitioned moxibustion on urination disorders poststroke.
  71. ncbi Subcutaneous tunneling of the temporary testing electrode significantly improves the success rate of subchronic sacral nerve modulation (SNM)
    Karl Dietrich Sievert
    Department of Urology, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 25:607-12. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi Prolonged sacral neuromodulation testing using permanent leads: a more reliable patient selection method?
    Thomas M Kessler
    Neuro urology unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Urol 47:660-5. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of prolonged sacral neuromodulation testing using permanent leads comparing the usual evaluation period of 4 to 7 days to a prolonged evaluation period of a minimum of 14 days...
  73. ncbi Long-term efficacy of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for different types of lower urinary tract dysfunction in children
    Maria Luisa Capitanucci
    Department of Nephrology Urology, Children s Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 182:2056-61. 2009
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for different types of pediatric lower urinary tract dysfunction...
  74. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms and sexual dysfunction: epidemiology and pathophysiology
    Kevin McVary
    Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    BJU Int 97:23-8; discussion 44-5. 2006
    ..Studies treating one condition (e.g. ED) and measuring the impact on the other (e.g. LUTS) should further contribute to support this common link...
  75. ncbi Combination of a cholinergic drug and an alpha-blocker is more effective than monotherapy for the treatment of voiding difficulty in patients with underactive detrusor
    Tomonori Yamanishi
    Department of Urology, Dokkyo University, Mibu, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:88-96. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of a cholinergic drug, an alpha-blocker and combinations of the two for the treatment of underactive detrusor...
  76. ncbi Long-term outcomes of urgency-frequency syndrome due to painful bladder syndrome treated with sacral neuromodulation and analysis of failures
    Charles R Powell
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 183:173-6. 2010
    ..We present our long-term experience with sacral neuromodulation devices placed in patients with painful bladder syndrome to determine whether the benefit decreases over time...
  77. ncbi Morbidity after ambulatory urodynamics
    K Anders
    Urogynaecology Department, King s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Neurourol Urodyn 21:461-3. 2002
    ..To identify urinary symptoms and morbidity after ambulatory urodynamics...
  78. ncbi [Therapeutic effect of harnal and proscar in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia]
    Zheng yan Tang
    Department of Urology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, China
    Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 30:708-10. 2005
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic effect of harnal and proscar in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  79. ncbi Male lower urinary tract symptoms: treatment with a-blockers, 5-a-reductase inhibitors, antimuscarinics, or a combination
    Rodney A Appell
    Curr Urol Rep 8:370-2. 2007
    ..Despite this, large-scale trials to test the efficacy of such combination therapy are still lacking...
  80. ncbi Is sensory urgency part of the same spectrum of bladder dysfunction as detrusor overactivity?
    Bernard T Haylen
    St Vincent s Clinic, 438 Victoria Street, 2010, Darlinghurst, N S W, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:123-8. 2007
    ..Overall, sensory urgency and detrusor overactivity appear to be part of the same spectrum of bladder dysfunction...
  81. ncbi alpha-blocker monotherapy in the treatment of nocturia in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a prospective study of response prediction
    Jae Seung Paick
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    BJU Int 97:1017-23. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy of an alpha-adrenoceptor antagonist, terazosin, in reducing nocturia in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), and to identify the factors predicting treatment outcome...
  82. ncbi The role of BPH, lower urinary tract symptoms, and PSA levels on erectile function of Brazilian men who undergo prostate cancer screening
    Alberto A Antunes
    University of Sao Paulo Medical School Urology, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Sex Med 5:1702-7. 2008
    ..Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are common problems in middle-aged and older men. Recently, epidemiologic studies have shown significant associations between severity of LUTS and male sexual dysfunction...
  83. ncbi Outcomes of 80 W KTP laser vaporization of the large prostate
    Volkan Tugcu
    Department of Urology, Bakirkoy Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Urol Int 79:316-20. 2007
    ..We evaluated the safety and efficacy of 80 W potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) laser vaporization of the prostate in men with prostate volumes >70 ml...
  84. ncbi The immediate and 6-mo reproducibility of pressure-flow studies in men with benign prostatic enlargement
    Hashim Hashim
    Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Eur Urol 52:1186-93. 2007
    ..Urodynamics is an objective method of diagnosing bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in men. This study examined the immediate and 6-mo reproducibility of this investigation...
  85. ncbi Zolpidem pharmacotherapy combined with alpha-blocker therapy for nocturia unresponsive to alpha-blocker monotherapy in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a preliminary study
    Yun Seob Song
    Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1147-52. 2007
    ....
  86. ncbi Do alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonists improve lower urinary tract symptoms by reducing bladder outlet resistance?
    Maurits M Barendrecht
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:226-30. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi [The effectiveness of naftopidil in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia evaluated by QOL index]
    Hiroomi Nakatsu
    Department of Urology, Asahi General Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 53:13-8. 2007
    ..The results show that naftpidil is effective for LUTS caused by BPH, and that improvement of nocturia and incomplete emptying contributed to the improvement in QOL...
  88. ncbi Significant relationship of time-dependent uroflowmetric parameters to lower urinary tract symptoms as measured by the International Prostate Symptom Score
    Hideaki Itoh
    Department of Urology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1058-65. 2006
    ..The aim of the present paper is to elucidate the possible involvement of time-dependent parameters as obtained by uroflowmetry in the manifestation of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in elderly patients...
  89. ncbi Impact of lower urinary tract symptoms on quality of life using Functional Assessment Cancer Therapy scale
    Jose E Batista-Miranda
    Urodynamics Unit, CM Teknon, Barcelona, Spain
    Urology 69:285-8. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on general quality-of-life (QOL) measures in an outpatient setting...
  90. ncbi Comparison of 25 and 75 mg/day naftopidil for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a prospective, randomized controlled study
    Teruhiko Yokoyama
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Okayama University, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:932-8. 2006
    ....
  91. ncbi Association among the symptoms, quality of life and urodynamic parameters in patients with improved lower urinary tract symptoms following a transurethral resection of the prostate
    Narihito Seki
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:222-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the associations of symptoms and the quality of life (QOL) with objective variables in a strictly selected large cohort of subjects with symptomatic benign prostatic obstruction (BPO)...
  92. ncbi Natural history of voiding function after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryomachi, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 68:142-7. 2006
    ..To report results from a 2-year longitudinal survey of lower urinary tract function and quality of life (QOL) in men after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer...
  93. ncbi The relationship between urinary symptom questionnaires and urodynamic diagnoses: an analysis of two methods of questionnaire administration
    Mohid S Khan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mint Wing, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    BJOG 111:468-74. 2004
    ..To assess whether method of administration of a standard urinary symptom questionnaire alters the relationship of symptoms with urodynamic diagnoses...
  94. ncbi Frequency of sexual activity and prostatic health: fact or fairy tale?
    Steven J Jacobsen
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Urology 61:348-53. 2003
    ....
  95. ncbi Radical prostatectomy stabilizes peak urinary flow rates
    Thomas E Ahlering
    Department of Urology, UC, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    Can J Urol 10:1749-53. 2003
    ..We wanted to study how removal of the prostate via radical prostatectomy (RRP) would effect age-related reduction of PFRs and voided volumes...
  96. ncbi Nocturia and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 61:786-90. 2003
    ..To examine the frequency of and risk factors for nocturia in patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and the degree of improvement of nocturia after treatment for BPH...
  97. ncbi Urodynamic effects of alpha-adrenoceptor blockers: a review of clinical trials
    Barbara B M Kortmann
    Department of Urology, University Medical Center St Raboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Urology 62:1-9. 2003
  98. ncbi Relief by botulinum toxin of voiding dysfunction due to benign prostatic hyperplasia: results of a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Giorgio Maria
    Department of Surgery, Catholic School of Medicine, University Hospital Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Urology 62:259-64; discussion 264-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic role of botulinum toxin injection in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  99. ncbi [Clinical manifestations of urinary disorders and their treatment in ageing men]
    Wassila Ourad
    Service de médecine interne gériatrique, Hopital Charles Foix, Ivry sur Seine 94
    Presse Med 32:1085-93. 2003
    ..Nocturnal polyuria is a frequent problem. However, simple hygiene and dietary measures and the control of certain concomitant diseases can usually relieve the symptoms. Medical treatment relies on desmopressine...
  100. ncbi [Criteria for general practitioners to assess treatment efficacy for urination problems of the elderly]
    Kikuo Okamura
    Department of Urology, National Chubu Hospital
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 40:352-9. 2003
    ..However, 17% of the patients with efficacy graded as "fair" by Level I criteria might be judged "unchanged" from the viewpoint of urologists...
  101. ncbi Lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women without underlying disease causing micturition disorder: a cross-sectional study assessing the natural history of bladder function
    Isao Araki
    Department of Urology, University of Yamanashi Faculty of Medicine, Yamanashi, 1110 Shimokato, Tamaho, Yamanashi 409 3898, Japan
    J Urol 170:1901-4. 2003
    ..We examined the influence of aging on bladder function in men and women...

Research Grants64

  1. REGULATION OF PROSTATE GROWTH BY NEURAL FACTORS
    Kevin McVary; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Using this model allows one to explore the limits of understanding prostatic neuroregulation, to explore neurotrophic influences on exocrine gland development, and to possibly uncover novel methods to influence prostate disease. ..
  2. The Efficacy of TUMT and Neoadjuvant Finasteride for BPH
    Kevin McVary; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are proposing a 3-arm, placebo/sham controlled, randomized clinical trial using changes in symptoms as the primary ..
  3. N O S AND NEUROPATHIC AND ENDOTHELIAL INDUCED ED
    Kevin McVary; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of this research will aid in the understanding of how diabetic neuropathy contributes to sexual dysfunction and elucidate possible mechanisms to prevent them. ..
  4. Minimally Invasive Surgical Therapies Treatment Consort*
    Claus Roehrborn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The MIST Study Group will be a blueprint for a technology assessment group applicable to other areas of urology and other medical or surgical subspecialties. ..
  5. Urodynamic and Multiethnic Variability of Men Treated b*
    Steven Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Baseline urodynamic parameters which may predict improved outcome after MIST 3. The success of various types of MIST in treating BPH in African - American, Hispanic and Caucasian men. ..
  6. Sexual Dysfunction and Diabetes:Look AHEAD Sub-Study
    Stephen Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..iii) Finally, the proposed sub-study will investigate the relationship between changes in sexual function and quality of life outcomes. ..
  7. PDE-5 Inhibition in HIV+ and HIV- Men
    Raymond Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Key personnel for the project are Raymond C. Rosen, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at UMDNJ, who will serve as PI, and Joseph Catania, PhD, co-PI, from the AIDS Research Institute at UCSF. ..
  8. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Patient-Oriented Models for Urinary Function in Women
    Linda Brubaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] b. To model urinary storage in health and disease [unreadable] c. To model urinary emptying in health and diseas [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Assessment of Altered Function in Diabetic Bladder
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  12. Conference--National Urology Resident Female Pelvic Med
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Mechanisms of Vaginal Sling Effects on Continence
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this proposal is to expand the findings of this project into an R01 application in order to translate our findings into relevant clinical studies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN
    J Clemens; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Na Channels in Afferents after Bladder Obstruction
    William Steers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Insight into these cellular processes could be exploited to develop afferent based treatments for OAB employing pharmacologic, molecular or gene based strategies. ..
  16. Beaumont Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research Network
    Kenneth Peters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Adverse events and complications will be monitored. Ancillary studies as agreed upon by the ICCRN will be carried out in conjunction with the clinical trial. ..
  17. The Role of NK-Kb signaling pathway--Intestitial Cystits
    Raymond Rackley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  18. PKC ALTERATIONS IN LUT DYSFUNCTION
    Firouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. CAREER LEADERSHIP AWARD
    Joseph Ouslander; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The outcomes of each specific aim will be carefully tracked and evaluated utilizing a number of quantitative measures. ..
  20. Neurophysiology and Biomechanics of Urethra in Stress Urinary Incontinence
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is recognized as a high priority in the urologic/gynecologic care of SUI patients. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. A Case Control Study of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) That patients with IC have remissions and that certain clinical features, e.g., bacterial cystitis at disease onset, are prognostic factors for remissions. ..
  22. Human Bladder Urothelial Cell Structure and Function in Bladder Hypersensation
    Toby C Chai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By accomplishing these aims, we hope to develop an understanding of the pathogenesis of hypersensory bladder conditions which ultimately can lead to targeted treatment options. ..
  23. The functions of affect in treatment decicions of rising PSA patients
    Michael A Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..On a theoretical level, the integration of findings will advance self-regulation theory and inform decision making and health behavior choice in general. ..
  24. AFFERENT PLASTICITY UNDERLYING URETHRAL AND PELVIC PAIN
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is recognized as a high priority in the urologic care of patients with IC/CPPS. ..
  25. The Development of a Health Numeracy Measure
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..d. Criterion validity will be tested by evaluating the association of scores on the NUMi with the Medical Data Interpretation Test, the adoption of health protective behaviors, and perceived health. ..
  26. Conference on the Diagnosis of Multiple System Atrophy
    Sid Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This conference will assist with early diagnosis by developing new guidelines for diagnosis using newly available imaging and neuropathological criteria. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Race/Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes: An Experiment
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Genetics of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The identification of alleles of susceptibility to IC may reveal clues to pathogenesis, clinical therapy, preventive strategy, and possibly gene therapies. ..
  29. PHYSICIAN AND SCIENTIST TRAINING IN UROLOGICAL RESEARCH
    Alan Wein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Funding is sought for two years of support for three trainees annually. ..
  30. Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network CPCRN
    J Nickel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Nickel as PI has the experience, expertise and the proven ability to design, implement and enroll patients with CPPS in clinical studies and will be a valuable partner in the proposed CPCRN and UCPPSCG. ..
  31. Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research Network
    Toby Chai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goals of the University of Maryland clinical site are to maximize enrollment of IC patients into innovative clinical trials, maintain highest retention rates possible and acquire high quality data. ..
  32. Planning a RCT of Group-Session BMP to Treat Older Adult Women with Incontinence
    Ananias Diokno; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network
    Mark Litwin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The UCLA site will build upon its experience as a charter site in the first CPCRN to achieve the goals set out by the second. ..
  34. Breast Cancer Screening and Follow-up in a PBRN: The Ma*
    Michael Barry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will create a process to track all patients within our PBRN and to reduce current barriers to ordering and following up of abnormal mammogram results. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Aging Effects on a-Adrenergic Activity in Female Bladder
    Natalia Dmitrieva; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of these studies will be the basis for developing a longer research program. ..
  36. Demyelination Plus Transplantation to Study CNS Repair
    Hans Keirstead; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Hormones and Erectile Dysfunction in Aging Men
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  38. MARYLAND INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS CLINICAL TRIALS GROUP
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This group will bring to the IC CTG experienced, motivated, and dedicated investigators; a new cadre of IC patients; and a network of referring urologists/gynecologists to study management strategies for this distressing disease. ..
  39. INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS TREATMENT PROTOCOLS
    Alan Wein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..C. patients across a large geographical area. This group's constant interaction creates a solid professional alignment that benefits patients from near and far. ..
  40. BEAUMONT/FORD INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS CLINICAL CENTER
    Ananias Diokno; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The combination therapy will also potentially reduce the dos of BCG, which will lower the cost and decrease the potential morbidity of this treatment program. ..
  41. TRAINING IN UROLOGY
    Alan Wein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At each step the trainees will be advised by experienced investigators. It is expected that in return the clinician's will offer to the laboratory insight into the fundamental clinical problems facing the specialty of urology. ..
  42. ROLE OF ISCHEMIA IN BLADDER OVERACTIVITY AND FIBROSIS
    MIKE SIROKY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such enhanced understanding may lead to more effective diagnosis, treatment and perhaps even prevention of these problems. ..
  43. NITRIC OXIDE REGULATORY SYSTEM IN THE PENIS
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF FOOT & ANKLE DISORDERS AMONG THE ELDERLY
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data will be gathered from a population-based multi-ethnic sample (N=1524) of older persons in a large northeastern city, and will be collected during an in-home interview and examination. ..
  45. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETIC SCREENING FOR COLON CANCER
    Scott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  46. PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING & MORTALITY: SEATTLE VS. CT.
    Michael Barry; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  47. FATIGUE, SLEEP AND CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS IN BREAST CANCER
    Sonia Ancoli Israel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results will provide a scientific basis for future intervention studies, particularly studies with light therapy which can re-synchronize rhythms. ..
  48. Effects of early-in-life bladder stimulation on adults
    Alan Randich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Translation to the treatment of IC would be highly probable. ..
  49. TUMT verses Medical Therapy in Treatment of BPH
    E Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The PI has enlisted the support of consultants who will assist in this important evaluation. The results of this analysis will be critical in allocating health care resources. ..
  50. Effects of Stretch on IC and Normal Urothelia
    Toby Chai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..ATP may mediate nociception in the bladder. Urothelial stretch thus appears to be an important consideration in diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology of IC. ..
  51. Primary Care Colorectal Ca Screening Surveillance System
    Richard Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR IN PROSTATE CANCER METASTASIS
    Dan Theodorescu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. ESTABLISHING A LINK BETWEEN NUMERACY AND HEALTH
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings will have implications for the role of mathematics in education and the potential role of interventions to improve numeracy among adults. ..
  54. LONG-TERM LORAZEPAM USE AND ACUTE TOXICITY IN THE AGED
    Nunzio Pomara; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..index of brain white matter organization) contribute most strongly to the acute effects of lorazepam on cognitive/motor performance or postural sway in elderly individuals receiving long-term lorazepam treatment for GAD? ..
  55. A Genetic Screening Policy Model for Colorectal Cancer
    Scott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The model will incorporate QOL information from Aim 2, along with family history, clinical, and screening information from the Seattle CFR. ..
  56. Survivor QOL/Spouse Satisfaction after Prostate Therapy
    Martin Sanda; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In so doing, our findings will facilitate appropriately individualizing decision making based on unique characteristics of each prostate cancer patient and his partner. ..
  57. A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinence
    Catherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Bradley's research career development. Dr. Bradley has the enthusiastic support of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologv and her mentors and collaborators. ..
  58. AIR POLLUTION, RACE, SES & ASTHMA HOSPITALIZATION RISK
    Stephen Van den Eeden; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  59. MODULATING TOLERANCE FOR PROSTATE CANCER ANTIGEN VACCINE
    Martin Sanda; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The outcome of these studies will help guide the development of effective immunization strategies targeting hormone-responsive TAA in human prostate and other cancers. ..
  60. Regulation of Bladder Smooth Muscle Hyperplasia
    Paul Austin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Work of this nature may decrease the morbidity and mortality that is caused by bladder outlet obstruction. ..
  61. TREATMENT DECISION MAKING FOR EARLY PROSTATE CANCER
    Michael Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., misconception about the disease) and emotional factors (e.g., cancer worry) that might interfere with decision making. The efficacy and feasibility of the proposed intervention will be assessed in a randomized controlled trial. ..
  62. Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research Network (ICCRN)
    Robert Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. A Multimedia Prostate Cancer Intelligent Expert System
    Michael Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is expected that PIES will result in an increase in disease and treatment knowledge, high satisfaction ratings with the information provided, and that PIES will facilitate treatment decision making. ..