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Volume 36, Issue 6
Publication date: December 1, 2010
Expiration date: December 1, 2013
Evaluation and Treatment of Overactive Bladder Syndrome
Dee E. Fenner, MD (Moderator)
Harold A. Furlong Professor of Women’s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, Vice Chair for Surgical Services, Director of Benign Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Mary Pat FitzGerald, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois
Peter K. Sand, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
List the types of urinary incontinence.
Understand the importance of nocturia as a symptom and its relationship to systemic and renal abnormalities.
Describe the elements of a basic evaluation for overactive bladder.
Identify the appropriate choice of tests needed to evaluate women with overactive bladder syndrome.
Understand the use of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome.
Describe the roles of pelvic floor rehabilitation, neuromodulation, and surgery in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome.