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of 'Evaluation and diagnosis of bladder dysfunction in children'

The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function in children and adolescents: report from the Standardisation Committee of the International Children's Continence Society.
Nevéus T, von Gontard A, Hoebeke P, Hjälmås K, Bauer S, Bower W, Jørgensen TM, Rittig S, Walle JV, Yeung CK, Djurhuus JC
J Urol. 2006;176(1):314.
PURPOSE: We updated the terminology in the field of pediatric lower urinary tract function.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Discussions were held of the board of the International Children's Continence Society and an extensive reviewing process was done involving all members of the International Children's Continence Society as well as other experts in the field.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: New definitions and a standardized terminology are provided, taking into account changes in the adult sphere and new research results.
Section for Pediatric Nephrology, Uppsala University Children's Hospital, S-751 85 Uppsala, Sweden. tryggve.neveus@kbh.uu.se