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Voiding Dysfunction

  • Barbara V. Wise
  • Arlene C. Gerson
  • Kathy Kinsman
  • Steven G. Docimo
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Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Abstract

Voiding dysfunction is a term used to describe a constellation of problems that interfere with efficient storage and evacuation of urine. Symptoms may include recurrent bladder infections, day and/or night wetting, urgency, frequency, urinary dribbling, infrequent voiding, weak or intermittent stream, and/or straining to void. Sometimes referred to as dysfunctional elimination syndrome (DES), or nonneurogenic neurogenic bladder, this disorder causes significant distress to both health care providers and patients (1).

Keywords

Pelvic Floor Pelvic Floor Muscle Detrusor Overactivity Nocturnal Enuresis Detrusor Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara V. Wise
  • Arlene C. Gerson
  • Kathy Kinsman
  • Steven G. Docimo

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