Executive summary: The International Consultation on Incontinence 2008—committee on: “Dynamic Testing”; for urinary or fecal incontinence. Part 2: Urodynamic Testing in male patients with symptoms of urinary incontinence, in patients with relevant neurological abnormalities, and in children and in frail elderly with symptoms of urinary incontinence

Authors


  • Conflicts of interest: none.

  • Christopher Chapple led the review process.

Abstract

Aims

The members of ‘The International Consultation on Incontinence 2008 (Paris) Committee on Dynamic Testing’ provide an executive summary of the chapter ‘Dynamic Testing’ that discusses (urodynamic) testing methods for patients with signs and or symptoms of urinary incontinence. Testing of patients with signs and or symptoms of fecal incontinence is also discussed.

Methods

Evidence based and consensus committee report.

Results

The chapter ‘Dynamic Testing’ is a continuation of previous Consultation reports added with a new systematic literature search and expert discussion. Conclusions, based on the published evidence and recommendations, based on the integration of evidence with expert experience and discussion are provided separately, for transparency.

Conclusion

This second part of a series of three articles summarizes the committee's recommendations about: ‘Urodynamic testing of male patients with symptoms of incontinence, of patients with relevant neurological abnormalities, testing of children and of frail elderly with symptoms of incontinence’ and includes only the most recent and relevant literature references. Neurourol. Urodynam. 29: 146–152, 2010. © 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.

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