Journal article

Hormone therapy as a possible solution for postmenopausal women with nocturia: results of a pilot trial

Kim Pauwaert, An-Sofie Goessaert, Lynn Ghijselings, Wendy Bower, An Mariman, Dirk Vogelaers, Herman Depypere, Karel Everaert

MENOPAUSE-THE JOURNAL OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To observe the impact of different hormonal treatment options on nocturia, its causative factors and bother in postmenopausal women. METHODS: This prospective study recruited 245 postmenopausal women and divided them into four treatment groups based on patient's choice: Estrogen + Progesterone (E+P), Estrogen-only in patients with a prior hysterectomy, tissue-selective estrogen complex (TSEC) and no treatment. Nocturia and its causative factors were observed using two standardized questionnaires before and after treatment: the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Nocturia Module and the Targeting the individual's Aetiology of Nocturia to Guide Outcomes (TANGO)...

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