The fundamentals of uroflowmetry practice, based on International Continence Society good urodynamic practices recommendations

@article{Gammie2018TheFO,
  title={The fundamentals of uroflowmetry practice, based on International Continence Society good urodynamic practices recommendations},
  author={Andrew Gammie and Marcus J. Drake},
  journal={Neurourology and Urodynamics},
  year={2018},
  volume={37},
  pages={S44 - S49}
}
To review the recommendations on uroflowmetry in the International Continence Society (ICS) Standardization documents in order to identify a systematic approach to the delivery and interpretation of free flow rate testing in clinical practice. 
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The fundamentals of uroflowmetry practice, based on International Continence Society good urodynamic practices recommendations
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