Are Multichannel Urodynamics Required Prior to Surgery in a Woman with Stress Urinary Incontinence?

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence recommends that cystometry need not be performed before conservative therapy for incontinence in women, nor is cystometry routinely recommended in the small group of women with a clearly defined diagnosis of pure stress incontinence

Arthur Mourtzinos

2010

Scholarcy highlights

  • The National Institute for Clinical Excellence recommends that cystometry need not be performed before conservative therapy for incontinence in women, nor is cystometry routinely recommended in the small group of women with a clearly defined diagnosis of pure stress incontinence
  • The ability of urodynamic studies to characterize these parameters reliably remains under investigation
  • This review highlights the recent arguments for and against this recommendation

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