Whitaker test

Whitaker test

 [hwit´ah-ker]
a test of ureteral function that is used to evaluate ureteral peristalsis and obstruction by measuring the resistance of the ureter to perfusion.

Whitaker test

(wit'ă-kĕr),
a pressure-perfusion test in the upper urinary tract to demonstrate impediment of flow.

Whitaker test

(for resistance of ureters) a pressure-flow study measuring resistance of the ureters to a given flow rate of urine by antegrade pyelography of the renal pelvis and a catheter in the bladder.

Whit·a·ker test

(wit'ă-kĕr test)
A pressure-perfusion test in the upper urinary tract to demonstrate impediment of flow.

Whitaker,

Robert, English surgeon, 1939–.
Whitaker test - a pressure-perfusion test in the upper urinary tract to demonstrate impediment of flow.