urethrovesical angle

urethrovesical angle

the angle between the female urethra and the posterior vesical wall, normally about 90 degrees; narrowing of this angle in cystocele predisposes to stress incontinence.

urethrovesical angle

an angle formed by the junction of the bladder wall and the urethra. Analysis of such angles was formerly considered to be a way of gauging the risk for stress incontinence. Also called vesicourethral angle.
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This is associated with rotational descent of the urethrovesical angle, and most patients have associated stress urinary incontinence.