New Insights in Nocturnal Enuresis: Going Digital, Sleep, and Genetics

This symposium took place on 16th October 2015 as part of the 26th Congress of the European Society for Paediatric Urology in Prague, Czech Republic

Chairperson: Serdar Tekgül1
Speakers:
Guy Bogaert,2 Johan Vande Walle,3 Søren Rittig4

1. Department of Pediatric Urology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
2. Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, UZ Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
3. Department of Paediatric Nephrology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
4. Department of Paediatrics, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Disclosure: Serdar Tekgül has received research funding for trials supported by Pfizer and Sanofi. Guy Bogaert has received speaking honoraria from Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Johan Vande Walle has acted as a safety board advisor for Astellas and Ferring Pharmaceuticals, has received research funding for trials supported by Astellas and Ferring Pharmaceuticals, and has received speaking honoraria from Ferring Pharmaceuticals. He is a board member for the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology, a liaison officer for the International Children’s Continence Society, and has acted as the project coordinator for the SafePedrug project. Søren Rittig has received consultancy fees from and has participated in studies conducted by Astellas and Ferring Pharmaceuticals, and has also received speaking honoraria from Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
Acknowledgements: Writing assistance was provided by Dr Tom Priddle, ApotheCom.
Support:
The Congress of the European Society for Paediatric Urology 2015 received sponsorship from Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Speakers for this symposium received honoraria from Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Medical writing assistance for this summary was funded by Ferring Pharmaceuticals. The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors as presented during the symposium and not necessarily those of Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
Disclaimer: The Drydawn website and app are owned and produced by the International Children’s Continence Society, who are responsible for all content. The costs of production and maintenance are supported by Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
Citation: EMJ. 2016;1(1):24–29.

Meeting Summary

Prof Tekgül opened this symposium on nocturnal enuresis (NE). Prof Bogaert described new digital initiatives for engaging with children, parents, and physicians, which included a description of the Drydawn app and reference to the Bedwetting Resource Centre (BRC). Prof Vande Walle discussed recent studies in bedwetting, demonstrating that children with nocturnal polyuria (NP) are not simply deep sleepers. The meeting concluded with a summary of recent advances in the genetics and treatment of NP by Prof Rittig.

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World Bedwetting Day
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