The Predictive Accuracy of Antegrade Pressure Flow Studies in Equivocal Upper Tract Obstruction

Authors

  • R. O'N. WITHEROW,

    Honorary Senior Registrar, Corresponding author
    1. Departments of Urology, St Peter's Hospitals and Hospital for Sick Children, London, and AddenbrookeS Hospital, Cambridge
    2. St Peter's Hospitals and Hospital for Sick Children, London. Now Consultant Urologist, St Mary'F Hospital, London
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  • R. H. WHITAKER

    Consultant Urologirt
    1. Departments of Urology, St Peter's Hospitals and Hospital for Sick Children, London, and AddenbrookeS Hospital, Cambridge
    2. Addenbroke's Hospital, Cambridge and Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge
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*Department of Urology, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 INY

Abstract

Summary— Twenty-one of 27 antegrade pressure flow studies performed before 1973 have been reviewed at a minimum of 5 years to assess the predictive value of the studies. There is no case in this series that has suggested that the incorrect information was supplied at the initial investigation.

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