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bladder

1. Anatomy a distensible membranous sac, usually containing liquid or gas, esp the urinary bladder
2. a blister, cyst, vesicle, etc., usually filled with fluid
3. a hollow vesicular or saclike part or organ in certain plants, such as the bladderwort or bladderwrack

bladder

[′blad·ər]
(anatomy)
Any saclike structure in humans and animals, such as a swimbladder or urinary bladder, that contains a gas or functions as a receptacle for fluid.
(geology)
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Diagnosis and treatment of non-neurogenic overactive bladder (OAB) in adults: AUA/SUFU guideline.
Results: The international prostate symptom score (IPSS), quality of life (QOL), and overactive bladder symptom score (OABSS), Qmax, pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR), daytime urination frequency, urgent urination frequency, urge urinary incontinence frequency and night urinary frequency of both groups improved after treatment, and the difference had statistical significance (P<0.
Patients were selected from consecutive women who attended a tertiary outpatient urology referral centre from January 1, 2014 to June 1, 2015 with a chief complaint of LUTS and who completed the Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS) questionnaire.
Overactive bladder is a symptomatic condition, with the main symptom being a sense of urgency Today, the terms OB and overactive detrusor (OD) are used interchangeably in the wrong way OD is defined as the occurrence of involuntary detrusor contractions during the filling of the bladder by ICS (2,4).
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Overactive Bladder and enlists all their major and minor projects
Overactive bladder is defined as urinary urgency with or without urge incontinence frequently associated with urinary frequency and nocturia.
In the short time that I've received this therapy, my overactive bladder and retention issues have dramatically improved.
Overactive bladder is a common symptom complex that has a considerable negative impact on health and QOL, yet still remains underdiagnosed and undertreated.
As a result of this new knowledge, researchers may one day be able to design drugs that target this mechanism to treat conditions like incontinence and overactive bladder, both of which are common, serious, problems affecting millions of people.
Overactive bladder (OAB) results in an uncontrolled urge to urinate, frequent urination, and uncontrollable leakage of urine, according to the Allergan statement on Botox use for OAB.
According to the FDA, overactive bladder is "a condition in which the bladder squeezes too often or squeezes without warning.
Overactive bladder, which is one of the leading causes of urinary incontinence, is a condition recognised by symptoms such as urinary urgency, frequent urination, waking up at least twice a night to urinate or urge incontinence (leakage of urine).