Prevalence of bladder neck mobility in asymptomatic non-pregnant nulliparous volunteers.

@article{Reed2004PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of bladder neck mobility in asymptomatic non-pregnant nulliparous volunteers.},
  author={Helen C. Reed and Robert M. Freeman and Alison Waterfield and Oladele K. Adekanmi},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={
          172-5
        }
}
Antenatal bladder neck mobility is known to be associated with postpartum stress incontinence. Whether this represents a normal feature of pregnancy or a pathological process is unclear. Forty-eight nulliparous volunteers had perineal ultrasound scans to assess bladder neck mobility. Using previously defined cutoffs (for incontinence), 50% had increased linear movement and 39% increased angle of rotation. This suggests that bladder neck mobility is common in asymptomatic nulliparous women… CONTINUE READING

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