Comparison of diagnostic criteria for female bladder outlet obstruction.

  title={Comparison of diagnostic criteria for female bladder outlet obstruction.},
  author={Tulsi V Akikwala and Nicole Fleischman and Victor W. Nitti},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={176 5},
PURPOSE There is no universally accepted definition of bladder outlet obstruction in women. We compared 5 contemporary urodynamic definitions and determined how well they correlated with each other and with clinical suspicion of bladder outlet obstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 154 women who underwent videourodynamics were prospectively evaluated. Clinical obstruction was suspected when history, physical examination, symptoms and basic testing before urodynamics raised the… CONTINUE READING

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