Urodynamics

Specialty of Urology

Urodynamics or urodynamics study is a test to know the functioning of the lower urinary tract, that is, how it is stored and eliminates urine. It is used to diagnose diseases such as urinary incontinence, neurological diseases affecting the urinary tract, urinary infections, etc. The test consists of several parts. First, the patient must urinate into a container called a flow meter, which measures the amount and speed of urine. After a probe is placed through the urethra using a numbing gel that reaches the bladder, and is used to measure pressure and filled with sterile saline. Finally, urinate around the tube, which is then removed. This is a total which lasts about 30 minutes simple procedure.

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