bladder ultrasonography

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bladder ultrasonography

The noninvasive determination of postvoid residual urine volume using an ultrasound device, which automatically calculates and displays bladder volume.

Bladder ultrasonography indications
• Bladder outflow obstruction;
• Overactive bladder;
• Urinary incontinence of any pattern;
• Sensory phenomena—e.g., bladder pain;
• Follow-up of watchful waiting or treatment protocols.
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bladder ultrasonography

Bladder capacity ultrasound, bladder scan Urology The noninvasive determination of postvoid residual urine volume using an ultrasound device, which automatically calculates and displays bladder volume Indications Lower urinary tract dysfunction, urinary incontinence and/or neurogenic bladder. See Intermittent catheterization, Postvoid residual urine volume.
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The defendant did not perform or order any post-void residual test, bladder scan or blood test between 2009 and 2013, as the plaintiff appeared to be doing well.
The incidence of urinary retention shows variation up to 50% (Pavlin et al., 1998), possibly due to different patient populations, operating room routines, and difficulties in estimating volumes using bladder scan (BS) equipment (Tammela, Kontturi, & Lukarinen, 1986).
He was given a bladder scan but it didn't really show anything up.
It all started with the bladder scan. Anyone who has had one will know that it is vital that the bladder is full if the scan is to be successful.
I don't want to go into the gory details of a bladder scan but you have to have a full one, and at my age it can be a tricky thing to manage.
However as his post-void bladder scan did not reveal significant residual urine and he was comfortable oral analgesia, he was discharged.
A bladder scan demonstrated Greater than 999 ml filling so he was catheterised.
The technique will provide a cheaper, more comfortable and more convenient bladder scan to check tumors.
There are two methods for PVR testing: (1) bladder ultrasound or bladder scan and (2) catheterization.
If so, the patient should be asked to void followed by a bladder scan or urethral catheterization to assess post-void residual (PVR).
Using a portable bladder scan to reduce the incidence of nosocomial urinary tract infections.
Twelve hours later, the patient returned to the ED in acute retention, and a bladder scan revealed 360 ml of retained urine.