Intra-urethral ultrasound in women with stress incontinence.

  title={Intra-urethral ultrasound in women with stress incontinence.},
  author={Ruth Kirschner-Hermanns and Hans Michael Klein and Uta M{\"u}ller and Werner Schaefer and Gerhard Jakse},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  volume={74 3},
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the sphincter area in women can be seen and quantified with intra-urethral ultrasound (IUUS). Currently, sphincter capacity in women is determined by clinical tests, vaginal palpation, urodynamics and urethral pressure profile. PATIENTS AND METHODS A pilot study using IUUS was carried out in 32 stress incontinent and 12… CONTINUE READING