Nocturia: Current Levels of Evidence and Recommendations from the International Consultation on Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Stephen Marshall, Dina Raskolnikov, Marco Blanker, Hashim Hashim, Varant Kupelian, Kari Tikinnen, Koji Yoshimura, Marcus Drake, Jeffery Weiss

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Abstract

Objective To evaluate published evidence on nocturia in men and derive expert recommendations.

Methods The International Consultations on Urological Diseases–Société Internationale d'Urologie convened a Consultation of experts on male lower urinary tract symptoms. The Consultation assigned standardized levels of evidence and grades of recommendation to various studies of nocturia epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment.

Results
 Evidence review and consensus recommendations were made in the areas of epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment.

Conclusion
 The review presents a condensed summary of the International Consultations on Urological Diseases–Société Internationale d'Urologie evaluation of nocturia, which offers contemporaneous expert consensus on this topic, with an assessment algorithm emphasizing the potential contribution of systemic conditions to the symptom.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1291-1299
Number of pages9
JournalUrology
Volume85
Issue number6
Early online date14 Apr 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015

Structured keywords

  • Centre for Surgical Research

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