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Common Urological Problems


Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence

The goals of the basic evaluation are to confirm urinary incontinence (UI)  and to identify factors that may be contributing to or resulting from UI. The general evaluation of UI should include a history, fluid intake/voiding diary, physical examination, urinalysis, urine culture, and measurement of postvoid residual urine. For selected patients, a… Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence   

Multichannel Urodynamics

The workup described constitutes the basic office assessment (BOA) of UI; it is generally accepted. However, the role of urodynamics in the evaluation of patients with UI is controversial. This is because the true impact of urodynamics on clinical diagnosis, management plans, and patient’s outcome has not been studied in a well-designed manner. As… Multichannel Urodynamics   

Heavy Kids Face Future Kidney Risks

Overweight and obese teens are more likely to develop renal failure later in life, a population-based study from Israel showed.

Overweight at age 17 was associated with a three-fold elevated incidence of end-stage renal disease over the subsequent 25 years, Asaf Vivante, MD, of the Israeli Defense Forces Medical Corps and Safra Children’s Hospital… Heavy Kids Face Future Kidney Risks   

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