Chapter 8. Pitfalls in Interpretation of Urodynamic Studies

  1. Jerry Blaivas1,
  2. Michael B. Chancellor2,
  3. Jeffrey Weiss3 and
  4. Michael Verhaaren4

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692141.ch8

Atlas of Urodynamics, Second Edition

Atlas of Urodynamics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Blaivas, J., Chancellor, M. B., Weiss, J. and Verhaaren, M. (2007) Pitfalls in Interpretation of Urodynamic Studies, in Atlas of Urodynamics, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692141.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clinical Professor of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Medical Director of UroCenter of New York, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Professor of Urology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  3. 3

    Clinical Associate, Professor of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, UroCenter New York, NY, USA

  4. 4

    UroCenter New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146258

Online ISBN: 9780470692141

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Keywords:

  • urodynamic studies;
  • urinary tract;
  • sampling error;
  • residual urine;
  • rectal catheter

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Sampling error

  • Uroflow and post-void residual urine

  • Multichannel urodynamic studies

  • Effect of urodynamic catheter on uroflow

  • Bladder compliance versus involuntary detrusor contraction

  • Detrusor areflexia or absent detrusor contractions

  • Electromyography artifacts

  • Pitfalls in radiographic interpretation