Valsalva leak point pressure


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Valsalva leak point pressure

the amount of pressure on the bladder by a Valsalva maneuver at which leakage of urine from the urethra occurs. This is a measure of strength of the urethral sphincters.

Val·sal·va leak point pres·sure

(VLPP) (vahl-sahl'vă lēk poynt presh'ŭr)
Abdominal pressure at which urinary incontinence may occur.
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53 VLPP: Valsalva leak point pressure (cmH2O); CLPP: cough leak point pressure (cmH2O); Data are presented as mean [+ or -] SD.
Valsalva leak point pressures in adult women with genuine stress incontinence: Reproducibility, effect of catheter caliber, and correlation with passive urethral pressure profilometry.
Richter said, based on their higher Valsalva leak point pressures and maximal urethral closure pressures (measured in the TOMUS study).