Addressing challenges in underactive bladder: recommendations and insights from the Congress on Underactive Bladder (CURE-UAB)

Karel Dewulf, Nitya Abraham, Laura E. Lamb, Tomas L. Griebling, Naoki Yoshimura, Pradeep Tyagi, Andrew Veerecke, Sarah N. Bartolone, Bernadette M.M. Zwaans, Dirk De Ridder, Ananias Diokno, Michael B. Chancellor

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Abstract

Underactive bladder (UAB) is an expanding troublesome health issue, exerting a major influence on the health and independence of older people with a disproportionally low level of attention received. The 2nd International Congress on Underactive Bladder (CURE-UAB 2) convened in Denver, CO on December 3 and 4, 2015, and comprised of top clinicians, scientists, and other stakeholders to address the challenges in UAB. A series of workshops aimed to define UAB and its phenotype, define detrusor underactivity (DU) and create a subtyping of DU, evaluate existing animal models for DU, and lastly to establish research priorities for UAB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)777-785
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Urology and Nephrology
Volume49
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2017

Keywords

  • Aging
  • Animal
  • Bladder
  • CURE-UAB
  • Detrusor underactivity
  • Models
  • Underactive bladder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Urology

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