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Nocturnal Enuresis and Sleep
A “higher arousal” during sleep is the corner stone of the understanding of the pathophysiology of bedwetting. A correlation has also been found between nocturnal urine production and breathing disorders during sleep, such as obstructive sleep apnea. This section contains articles dealing with studies during sleep and quality of sleep.
Adenotonsillectomy can decrease enuresis and sympathetic nervous activity in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
Hao Ding, Mengmei Wang, Ke Hu, Jing Kang, Si Tang, Wen Lu, Lifang Xu
Journal of Pediatric Urology, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 9 November 2016, Available online 9 November 2016
Commented by Konstantinos Kamperis
Sympathetic nervous activity is related to the improvement of enuresisfollowing adenotonsillectomy in childrenThere is accumulating...
Gupta R., Goel D., Kandpal S.D., Mittal N., Dhyani M., Mittal M.The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 11 May 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s12098-016-2138-7
Commented by Guy Bogaert
This article is entitled “prevalence of sleep disorders”, but I would rather call it “Variation 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...
Adenotonsillectomy Normalizes Hormones and Urinary Electrolytes in Children With Nocturnal Enuresis and Sleep-Disordered Breathing
By Larisa Kovacevic, Hong Lu, Cortney Wolfe-Christensen, Ibrahim Abdulhamid, Prasad J. Thottam, Mark Lulgjuraj, David N. Madgy, and Yegappan LakshmananUrology, Volume 86, Issue 1, 1 July 2015, Pages 158-161
This study investigated the effect of tonsillectomy in children with sleep-disordered breathing and either bedwetting or no...
By J. Ma, S. Li, F. Jiang, X. Jin, X. Shen, and F. Li.Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, January 2014, Volume 35, Issue 1, Pages 44-49
Co-sleeping is a practice in which babies and young children sleep close to one or both parents, as opposed...
Benjamin J. Brown, Susanne Habelt, Korgun Koral, David Sacco, John h. Herman, Linda A. Baker
Journal of Pediatric Urology, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2010, pages 265 - 269
B.T. Merks, H. Burger, J. Willemsen, J.D. van Gool, T.P.V.M. de Jong
Journal of Pediatric Urology, Volume 8, Issue 4, 2012, pages 416 - 420
By C.M. Kalorin, J. Mouzakes, J.P. Gavin, T.D. Davis, P. Feustel, and B.A. Kogan.Journal of Urology, Volume 184, Issue 6, December 2010, Pages 2527-253
Primary nocturnal enuresis as a risk factor for sleep disorders: an observational questionnaire-based multicenter study
By M. Esposito, B. Gallai, L. Parisi, M. Roccella, R. Marotta, S.M. Lavano, G. Mazzotta, and M. Carotenuto.Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, Volume 9, 2013, Pages 437-443
There is “something” between sleep and bedwetting, but we are still in the search for what kind of...