The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function in children and adolescents: Report from the standardization committee of the International Children's Continence Society (ICCS)

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  • Reprinted with permission from The Journal of Urology (J Urol 176:314–324, July 2006).

Abstract

Purpose

We updated the terminology in the field of pediatric lower urinary tract function.

Materials and Methods

Discussions were held in 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, the urology section of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the European Society of Pediatric Urology, 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. Neurourol. Urodynam. 26:90–102, 2007. © 2006 Wiley-Liss, Inc.

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