Diagnosing detrusor sphincter dyssynergia in the neurological patient


Chasta-Dawne Bacsu, Department of Urology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, 4 West Main Building Hospital Road Concord, Sydney, New South Wales 2139, Australia. e-mail: cd_bacsu@yahoo.ca


  • • Detrusor sphincter dyssynergia (DSD) is variant of neurogenic bladder dysfunction caused by suprasacral neurological abnormalities and may be associated with serious complications if unrecognised.
  • • This paper focuses on the clinical features as well as challenges and limitations in the diagnosis of DSD.