urodynamic evaluation

urodynamic evaluation

Urology A battery of clinical tests used to assess neuromuscular responses of the bladder to filling and emptying. See Cystometrogram, Urethral pressure profile, Urinary flow rate.
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Therefore we strongly recommend urodynamic evaluation for severely obese women scheduled to undergo surgery, unless they have pure SUI.
The primary role of urodynamic evaluation is to differentiate the various causes of post-prostatectomy incontinence and rule out poor bladder compliance, high pressure detrusor overactivity during filling, and any bladder obstruction during the pressure flow study.
Renal deterioration in myelodysplastic children: Urodynamic evaluation and clinical correlates.
Currently, urodynamic evaluation is used in the diagnosis of lower urinary system dysfunctions as well as in evaluation of treatment response.
Dr Groenendijk, a urologist from Medisch Centrum Haaglanden collected the award last night in Milan for his project titled 'Urethral pressure variations on urodynamic evaluation to sub classify patients with overactive bladder syndrome and select specific treatment.
All incontinent patients underwent urodynamic evaluation that showed a sphincter deficiency in 1 of 1 in the ES+BFB group, in 3 of 6 in the ES group and in 7 of 9 in the control group.
Urinary symptoms and signs were based on careful clinical evaluation, as few patients had urodynamic evaluation.
The women were enrolled between February 2003 and March 2004, and pretreatment evaluation consisted of history, urodynamic evaluation, voiding diary, urinalysis, and urine culture.
Urodynamic evaluation was performed at the discretion of the clinician according to medical history, symptoms or clinical examination.
1) LUTS do not correlate well with prostate volume, maximum urinary flow rate (Qmax), post-void residual (PVR) urine volume or BOO as determined by urodynamic evaluation.