Diagnostic value of intravesical lidocaine for overactive bladder.

  title={Diagnostic value of intravesical lidocaine for overactive bladder.},
  author={Osamu Yokoyama and Kazuto Komatsu and Koichi Kodama and Satoshi Yotsuyanagi and Susumu Niikura and Mikio Namiki},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={164 2},
PURPOSE To determine the diagnostic use of intravesical lidocaine, we evaluated its effects on the overactive bladder in patients with brain lesions, spinal lesions, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and idiopathic overactive bladder. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cystometry was performed before and 15 minutes after intravesical instillation of 20 ml. 4% lidocaine in 57 patients with an overactive detrusor in the storage phase. RESULTS The percentage increase in bladder capacity for patients with… CONTINUE READING


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