Overactive Bladder in Children Questions & Answers

Updated: Apr 01, 2019
  • Author: Pamela I Ellsworth, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the pathophysiology of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What causes overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the prognosis of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of patient education in overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

Which physical findings are characteristic of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is included in the neurologic exam to evaluate overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of overactive bladder (OAB) diagnosed in children?

How is dysfunctional voiding differentiated from overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

How is voiding postponement differentiated from overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What are the differential diagnoses for Overactive Bladder in Children?

Workup

When is invasive testing indicated in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of bowel function assessment in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of urinalysis in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of ultrasonography in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of MRI in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of a bladder diary in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of uroflow study in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of uroflow/electromyography (EMG) study in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of postvoid residual volume study in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of urodynamic study in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of CMG in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What are the standard points for compliance calculations in CMG to evaluate overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of pressure-flow studies in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of videourodynamic studies in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

Treatment

How is overactive bladder (OAB) treated in children?

What is the role of behavioral therapy in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of biofeedback-assisted therapy in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of anticholinergics in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of oxybutynin (Ditropan XL) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of tolterodine (Detrol) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of imipramine in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of trospium chloride (Sanctura) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of solifenacin (Vesicare) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the efficacy of solifenacin (Vesicare) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of fesoterodine in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of mirabegron in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of botulinum toxin in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

What is the long-term monitoring for treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

Which medications in the drug class Anticholinergic Agents are used in the treatment of Overactive Bladder in Children?