ISBN : 9780198719113

Hashim Hashim; Paul Abrams
80 Pages
138 x 195 mm
Pub date
Jul 2015
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Nocturia is the most bothersome and prevalent lower urinary tract symptom in the world. It has a multifactorial aetiology ranging from medical causes to surgical causes, which means a thorough history and clinical examination is required before treatment from the appropriate specialist. Part of the Oxford Urology Library, this pocketbook covers all the clinically relevant aspects of a demanding subject with up-to-date information from experts in Urology. With chapters covering the definition, epidemiology, assessment and treatment of nocturia, this title is an invaluable and easy-to-read reference.


1. Definitions used in lower urinary tract symptoms
2. Nocturia: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
3. Assessment of Nocturia
4. Treatment of Nocturia
5. Management of Refractory and Complex Cases of Nocturia
6. Guidelines

About the author: 

Dr Hashim Hashim is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Director of the Urodynamics unit, Bristol Urological Institute, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the European Board of Urology and his main research interests include the overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, nocturia, urodynamics and benign prostates. ; Paul Abrams is Consultant Urological Surgeon, North Bristol Trust, Professor of Urology, University of Bristol, Head of Teaching and Research at the Bristol Urological Institute, Chairman of the International Consultation for Urological Diseases. He is also one of the world's leading experts in the field of lower urinary tract dysfunction. His clinical special interests are Female and functional urology and Neurourology and Urodynamics.

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