nocturia


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nocturia

[nak′tür·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive urination at night.
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Physical activity and benign prostatic hyperplasia-related outcomes and nocturia.
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Exclusion criteria included treatable causes of nocturia, such as diabetes insipidus and cardiac failure, and medical conditions that increased risk, such as hyponatremia and psychogenic polydipsia.
Long-term durability of the response to desmopressin in female and male nocturia patients.
A search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL and Cochrane Library databases (from 1985 to 2008) was undertaken using the MeSH terms: overactive bladder, urinary urgency, nocturia, urinary incontinence, nocturnal polyuria, reduced voided volumes, frequent night-time micturition or urination AND falls, accidents or accidentally falling.
Nocturia is a frequent need to get up and go to the bathroom to urinate at night.
A 52-year-old male chemical worker was admitted to the hospital with a history of paroxysmal microscopic hematuria for about 2 years and nocturia with gross hematuria about five times per night for 2 months.
Nocturia, or excessive nighttime urination, can be an embarrassing and frustrating condition.
These important quality-of-life symptoms include frequent and urgent urination, interruption of stream and nocturia (excessive urination at night), which may lead to sleep deprivation and related problems, such as loss of libido and impairment of sexual function.
TABLE 1 Age-Related Changes Affecting Micturition Change Predisposes to Detrusor overactivity Frequency, urgency nocturia, (about 20% of healthy, Urinary incontinence continent persons) Benign prostatic hyperplasia Outlet obstruction with frequency, urgency, nocturia, Urge or overflow UI More urine output later in the day Nocturia Atrophic vaginitis and urethritis Decreased urethral mucosal seal, irritation, urge and stress UI Increased PVR Frequency, nocturia, UI Decreased ability ot postpone Frequency, urgency, voiding nocturia, UI Decreased total bladder capacity Frequency, urgency, nocturia, UI Decreased detrusor contractility Decreased flow rate, elevated PVR, hesitancy TABLE 2.