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Publications about Bedwetting
On this page you can find a list of all articles that are available on the Bedwetting Resource Centre. The articles have been selected and commented by The Editor, Professor Guy Bogaert, and have been classified under the following categories:
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Desmopressin
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Alarm Treatment
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Quality of Life
- Nocturnal Enuresis and the Brain
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Diuresis
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Overactive Bladder
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Secondary Effects on the Child and Parents
- Predictive Factors for treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis
- Comparative Studies of Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis
- Alternative Treatments of Nocturnal Enuresis
- Nocturnal Enuresis and Sleep
The pathophysiology of monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis with special emphasis on the circadian rhythm of renal physiology.
Dossche L., Walle J.V., Van Herzeele C.European Journal of Pediatrics, June 2016, Volume 175, Issue 6, pp 747–754
Commented by Guy Bogaert
This article is an excellent review, summary and overview of the literature specifically regarding the circadian...
Anne J WrightPaediatrics and Child Health, Volume 26, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages 353–359
Commented by Konstantinos Kamperis
Enuresis is the second most common childhood chronic condition. Although a great deal of knowledge was...
Evaluating use of higher dose oxybutynin in combination with desmopressin for refractory nocturnal enuresis
Aaron Berkenwald, Jacqueline Pires, Pamela EllsworthJournal of Pediatric Urology (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2016.05.029
Commented by Konstantinos Kamperis:
This study explores the efficacy of a combination treatment with desmopressin and oxybutynin in children who...
Desmopressin (melt) therapy in children with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis and nocturnal polyuria results in improved neuropsychological functioning and sleep.
Van Herzeele C, Dhondt K, Roels SP, Raes A, Hoebeke P, Groen LA, Vande Walle J.Pediatric Nephrology 2016 April 11
The sleep of children suffering from nocturnal enuresis has been in researchers’ focus for decades. Different aspects have...
Glazener C.M., Evans J.H., Peto R.E.Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD002117. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002117.
This is the second, and therefore an updated Cochrane Review on the “Tricyclic and related drugs for nocturnal...
By H. Sarici, O. Telli, B.C. Ozgur, A. Demirbas, S. Ozgur, M.A. KaragozJournal of Pediatric Urology, doi:10.1016/j.jpurol.2015.11.011
This is a prospective cross-sectional epidemiological study in 10 primary schools (between 6-13years old) to the parents of...
Adenotonsillectomy improves quality of live in children with sleep-disordered breathing regardless of nocturnal enuresis outcome
By L. Kovavevic, C. Wolfe-Christensen, H. Lu, M. Lulgjuraj, I. Abdulhamid, P.J. ThottamJournal of Pediatric Urology, Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages 269.e1–269.e5
In this small (30 children), but prospective study, the authors have included children with sleep-disorder breathing and...Topic: Nocturnal Enuresis and Sleep
By L. Dossche, A. Raes, P. Hoebeke, P. De Bruyne and J. Vande WalleThe Journal of Urology, Volume 195, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 162–167
Is the pathophysiology of bedwetting children all the same? Probably not, and more specifically when we look...
Association between exclusive maternal breastfeeding during the first 4 months of life and primary enuresis
By D.M. de Oliveira, P. Dahan, D.F. Ferreira, L.F. de Oliveira, L.I.D.S. de Paula, A.A. de Figueiredo, J. de Bessa, and J.M. Bastos NettoJournal of Pediatric Urology, November 20, 2014, Article in press
The title of this publication caught our attention as it is, to be honest, not the first...
Efficacy of Acupuncture in Children with Nocturnal Enuresis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
By Z.-T. Lv, W. Song, J. Wu, J. Yang, T. Wang, C.-H. Wu, F. Gao, X.-C. Yuan, J.-H. Liu, and M.LiEvidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2015, 2015, Article number 320701
Acupuncture is known as an “alternative treatment” for nocturnal enuresis. This leads to the following questions: How...