New Treatment Strategies and Considerations in OAB to Improve Patient Outcomes (Archived CME/CE Webcast)
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Activity Description and Purpose
Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome has a negative effect on a patient’s independence, emotional wellbeing, work productivity, and overall quality of life. Although treatments are available in various forms, increasing evidence suggests that some medications that are commonly used to treat OAB pose a risk of cognitive decline, especially in older populations and in patients with a history of cognitive impairment. This educational activity is based on the proceedings of a symposium held in conjunction with the 95th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association on OAB that reviewed updates in the treatment of OAB, including clinical data on new and emerging treatments, and which highlighted some of the evidence on the increased risk of dementia associated with antimuscarinic use.
This educational activity is intended for urologists, urogynecologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with overactive bladder.
After completing this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Review the data on central nervous system effects of antimuscarinic overactive bladder medications with those of β3-adrenoceptor agonists
- Review clinical trial data on new and emerging treatments for overactive bladder
- Develop appropriate treatment strategies for patients with overactive bladder
|Peter Sand, MD (Chair)|
Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Director of Urogynecology Research
Division of Urogynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
NorthShore University HealthSystem
|Stephanie Kielb, MD|
Professor of Urology, Medical Education, and OB/GYN
Division Chief, Reconstruction, Neurourology, and Pelvic Medicine
Residency Program Director
Department of Urology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Stephanie Kielb, MD, has no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.
Peter Sand, MD, is a consultant for Allergan, Astellas Pharma US, Inc, EBT Medical, and Valencia Technologies Corporation; is on the speakers bureau for Allergan, Astellas Pharma US, Inc, and Urovant Sciences, Inc; and is a contracted researcher for BlueWind Medical, Medtronic, and Valencia Technologies Corporation.
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