How much do you know about the urinary microbiota?

March 9, 2021

Information about the urinary microbiota is likely to modify the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of urinary disorders. This review highlights the role of urinary microbiota in development of several lower urinary tract (LUT) functional disorders.

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Topics: Bladder management, Bladder dysfunction, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Which bladder management method is best for Urinary Tract Infection prevention

April 14, 2020

Given the great variability in the definitions used to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), this review will aid in providing an overview of the joint clinical evidence between the different bladder management methods with regard to UTI risk.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI), Bladder management, Intermittent Catheterization

Science Alert: We are all equal, but some are more equal than others? Gender-specific differences in bladder management

April 6, 2020

We are all human beings but let’s face it, our anatomy is not the same. Men and women experience gender-specific challenges when it comes to urological complications and there are differences that need to be taken into account when addressing these problems. 

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder management

Science Alert: Bladder Function – Important But Not A Given for Everyone

March 13, 2018

As a part of our urinary system, the bladder is responsible for many important body functions, such as waste elimination and blood regulation. A functioning bladder should be able to both store and void urine. However, sometimes this functionality is interrupted by damage.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder management