The immediate and 6-mo reproducibility of pressure-flow studies in men with benign prostatic enlargement.

@article{Hashim2007TheIA,
  title={The immediate and 6-mo reproducibility of pressure-flow studies in men with benign prostatic enlargement.},
  author={Hashim Hashim and Mostafa M. Elhilali and Truls Erik Bjerklund Johansen and Paul G. Abrams},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={1186-93}
}
OBJECTIVES Urodynamics is an objective method of diagnosing bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in men. This study examined the immediate and 6-mo reproducibility of this investigation. METHODS Urodynamics was performed in men as part of a multinational, multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled drug trial. Each patient had two fill/void cycles both at baseline and 6 mo. The BOO index (BOOI) and bladder contractility index (BCI) were calculated for each cycle and data analysed to look for… CONTINUE READING