The reliability and reproducibility of ultrasonography for measuring the residual urine volume in men with lower urinary tract symptoms

@inproceedings{Abdelwahab2014TheRA,
  title={The reliability and reproducibility of ultrasonography for measuring the residual urine volume in men with lower urinary tract symptoms},
  author={Hassan A. Abdelwahab and Housseini M. Abdalla and Mahmoud H. Sherief and Mohamed B. Ibrahim and Mostafa A. Shamaa},
  booktitle={Arab journal of urology},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability and reproducibility of abdominal ultrasonography (US) for measuring the postvoid residual urine volume (PVR), and to compare measurements by a radiologist and urologist, in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), as a significant PVR is common in patients with LUTS and an assessment of the PVR could protect patients from unnecessary catheterisation. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a prospective comparative study of 45 men aged ⩾45 years with LUTS… CONTINUE READING
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