intravesical pressure


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intravesical pressure

the pressure exerted on the contents of the urinary bladder, being the sum of the intraabdominal pressure from outside the bladder and the detrusor pressure exerted by the bladder wall musculature itself. Also called bladder pressure, vesical pressure.
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Bladder augmentation using bowel segments is also performed in patients with SCI to reduce high intravesical pressure and increase bladder capacity while preserving upper urinary tract function.
A dual lumen catheter is placed in the bladder to infuse sterile saline and simultaneously measure intravesical pressure via the second channel.
Gierup J, Micturition studies in infants and children: intravesical pressure, urinary flow and urethral resistance in boys with intravesical obstruction.
The key variables analyzed were maximum urethral closure pressure (MUCP), urethral and pelvic organ support, levator ani muscle function, and intravesical pressure.