Primary bladder neck dysfunction in children and adolescents I: pelvic floor electromyography lag time--a new noninvasive method to screen for and monitor therapeutic response.

@article{Combs2005PrimaryBN,
  title={Primary bladder neck dysfunction in children and adolescents I: pelvic floor electromyography lag time--a new noninvasive method to screen for and monitor therapeutic response.},
  author={Andrew J Combs and Neil H Grafstein and Mark K Horowitz and Kenneth I. Glassberg},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={173 1},
  pages={207-10; discussion 210-1}
}
PURPOSE One of the key findings for making the diagnosis of primary bladder neck dysfunction (PBND) on videourodynamics (VUDS) is prolongation of the time between the start of a voluntary detrusor contraction and the start of urine flow (opening time). Since normally this dynamic event is immediately preceded by pelvic floor relaxation, we determined if the interval between pelvic floor relaxation on pelvic floor electromyography (EMG) and the start of flow (pelvic floor EMG lag time… CONTINUE READING

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