Urethral pressure variations.

  title={Urethral pressure variations.},
  author={S. Plevnik and J Janez},
  volume={21 2},
The pressure in the area of distal urethral sphincter was measured in 30 patients with symptoms of stress, urge, and mixed stress and urge incontinence. Sphincteric pressures were obtained from 3 to 4 urethral pressure profiles and recordings of the pressure measured with the sensor placed at the site of the distal sphincter for periods of up to ten minutes. In 33 per cent of the patients, the latter method revealed significant pressure variations which rarely were seen in a small series of… CONTINUE READING