Cystometrographic patterns in predicting bladder function after spinal cord injury

@article{Ruutu1985CystometrographicPI,
  title={Cystometrographic patterns in predicting bladder function after spinal cord injury},
  author={Mirja Ruutu},
  journal={Paraplegia},
  year={1985},
  volume={23},
  pages={243-252}
}
The cystometrographic patterns together with anal sphincter electromyograms of 62 patients with recent spinal cord injury were analysed. Four main patterns could be distinguished. The patients with well-developed detrusor reflex gained easy emptying of the bladder significantly more often than those with supranuclear injury but weak or unsustained detrusor contractions, or those with mixed spinal lesions. The patients with mixed lesions and low compliance bladders had the most severe… CONTINUE READING