PAPER OF THE MONTH: Treatment of urinary urgency incontinence using a rechargeable SNM system: 6-month results of the ARTISAN-SNM study.
The authors report on their experience with the Axonics rechargeable sacral neuromodulation system (r-SNM). The 6-month results are very promising [...]
PAPER OF THE MONTH: Differences between water‐filled and air‐charged urodynamic catheters for determining the urethral pressure profile in neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunctionpatients.
This is an interesting paper published. The authors want to explore the differences between [...]
PAPER OF THE MONTH: Biomarkers Implicated in Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: systematic review and Pathways Analyses
This is an interesting overview of the available biomarkers that could be potentially used in the patients with bothersome LUTS. [...]
PAPER OF THE MONTH: Do appreciable changes in the upper extremity motor capability to perform clean intermittent catheterization come about with time after traumatic spinal cord injury?
Bladder management is one of the key concerns after a patient has suffered a spinal injury. If reasonable spontaneous voiding is not possible, clean intermittent catheterization is the preferred avenue of management when possible.
PAPER OF THE MONTH: Anticholinergic Drug Exposure and the Risk of Dementia: A Nested Case-Control Study
There is increasing evidence for a possible causal association between the chronic use of anticholinergics and the risk of developing dementia. The inherent limitation for establishing such causal nexus is precisely the fact that the prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms and the prescription of antimuscarinics tends to increase in older individuals, exactly in the same age groups in which the incidence of dementia is higher. [...]