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Nocturia is a bothersome and highly prevalent condition defined by the International Continence Society as the need to wake one or more times nightly to void with each void preceded and followed by sleep. [1] ......Read more

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By Philip van Kerrebroeck

Are lower dosages of desmopressin of real benefit in clinical practice?

In several European countries, low dose formulations of desmopressin (Nocdurna 25 μg for females and Nocdurna 50 μg for males) are registered for the specific indication of nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria. This registration is based on the earlier registration of the higher dose melt formulations of desmopressin (Minrin melt 60 μg, 120 μg and 240 μg) for the same indication and two pivotal US trials with lower, gender-specific dosages...

World Sleep Day on March 17, 2017

An important question in nocturia is: do patients awake by the need to void, or do they void after being awaken for some other reasons? Will there be a true answer? On World Sleep Day 2017 Professor Bliwise dicusses this topic on the basis of two papers bearing relevance to each hypothesis.

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World Sleep Day


Lecture from the ICS

6th - 9th October 2015

ICS 2015: Nocturia Plenary Satellite Symposium, Montreal, Canada

Program Chair: Philip E. V. Kerrebroeck

Featured Editorial

Defining Nocturnal Polyuria
By Prof. Philip van Kerrebroeck

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Book on Nocturia!

Nocturia: Causes, Consequences and Clinical Approaches Is the first volume exclusively on the topic of nocturia and is designed to be a comprehensive treatise on the subject.