CARE THROUGH SIMPLICITY: Improving the lives of patients with nocturia
Wednesday 7 October 2015, 07:00-08:00 am. Room 516AB (a buffet breakfast will be available)
On behalf of the Scientific Faculty I am delighted to invite you to attend this educational, interactive scientific session entitled CARE THROUGH SIMPLICITY: Improving the lives of patients with nocturia, held as part of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society in Montreal, Canada.
Nocturia is a complex multi-etiological disease, and it is essential that physicians offer accurate symptom assessment to provide effective diagnosis and prescribe treatments that meet the patient’s specific needs.(1) The resulting sleep fragmentation can have profound and wide-ranging negative implications for a patient’s quality of life, self-esteem and daily functioning.(2)
The expert scientific panel will provide their insights on their methods for arriving at a correct diagnosis facilitated by interactive patient cases, with focus on the importance of asking the right questions, comorbidities and patient-tailored therapy.
I look forward to welcoming you to this meeting and participating in an engaging, interactive programme, where you will hear not only about some of the latest scientific developments in this field but will also take away valuable insights to your clinical practice.
Professor Philip van Kerrebroeck, MD, PhD
(1) van Kerrebroeck P et al. The standardisation of terminology in nocturia: report from the Standardisation Sub-committee of the International Continence Society. Neurourol Urodyn 2002;21:179–183;
(2) Tikkinen KA et al. Nocturia frequency, bother, and quality of life: how often is too often? A population-based study in Finland. Eur Urol 2010;57:488–496
||Welcome and Introductions
||Philip van Kerrebroeck,The Netherlands (Chair)
||How to listen and ask the right questions to personalize management
- Patient cases
- Audience voting
- Panel discussions
|Kevin Carlson, Canada / Karel Everaert, Belgium
||The real-life burden of disrupted sleep in nocturia patients
||Donald Bliwise, USA
||When does treating nocturia matter?
||Philip van Kerrebroeck, The Netherlands