Dr. Nic an Riogh discusses bladder outlet obstruction in women

EAU Podcasts

Jan 10 2024 • 14 mins

In this edition, Dr. Aisling Nic an Riogh (IE), a member of the EAU Guidelines panel for Non-neurogenic female LUTS, discusses bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in women.

Dr. Nic an Riogh defines bladder outlet obstruction, its prevalence, and the various symptoms. She further explains that BOO can be divided into two main groups, anatomical (physical or mechanical), and functional (non-anatomical, non-urogenic).  It is diagnosed via urodynamics, and Dr. Nic an Riogh discusses the various tests available.

Lastly, the guidelines for conservative treatment and surgical options are discussed in detail.