Positioning invasive versus noninvasive urodynamics in the assessment of bladder outlet obstruction.

@article{Arnolds2009PositioningIV,
  title={Positioning invasive versus noninvasive urodynamics in the assessment of bladder outlet obstruction.},
  author={Michiel Arnolds and Matthias Oelke},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          55-62
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To provide evidence of promising tests to noninvasively diagnose bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. RECENT FINDINGS Pressure-flow studies are usually performed to prove BOO prior to prostatectomy. However, pressure-flow studies are invasive, expensive, time consuming, and potentially harmful to the patient due to unwarranted side-effects. In the last decade, attempts were made to diagnose BOO noninvasively. Ultrasound-derived… CONTINUE READING
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