urecholine supersensitivity test

u·re·cho·line su·per·sen·si·tiv·i·ty test

urodynamic test that tries to elicit an abnormal cystometrogram after subcutaneous injection of a drug, urecholine. Urecholine may increase detrusor pressure response during filling in people with some types of neuropathic bladder.
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urecholine supersensitivity test

Bethanechol sensitivity test Urology A test used to evaluate bladder voiding activity, in which urecholine, a cholinergic agent, is administered while the bladder pressure is monitored; in a 'neurogenic' bladder, the intravesical pressure ↑ by > 15 cm above that of a control Pt. See Neurogenic bladder.
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