• Overactive bladder: Special considerations across a woman's life span

    12 days ago - By Modern Medicine

    Introduction
    Bladder health is an important component of a woman's well-being, 1 and overactive bladder remains a multifactorial symptom complex that gynecologists are uniquely positioned to address. This article summarizes guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, highlighting special considerations for management of OAB across a woman's life span.
    Diagnosis and workup
    The diagnosis of OAB is established clinically. The International Continence Society defines OAB as a syndrome with symptoms of urinary urgency, with or without urge incontinence, usually with frequency and nocturia, 2 in the...
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