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Transvaginal ultrasound for the detection of urethral diverticula at urodynamic assessment


At the time of urodynamic assessment, 91 patients were examined by transvaginal echography. Two urethral diverticula were detected, one of which was only detected by ultrasound. Transvaginal echography clearly showed the size and anatomical relationship of the diverticulum to the bladder. We conclude that the procedure is a useful adjunct to routine testing for the detection of urethral diverticula.

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Peat, B., Korda, A., Boogert, A. et al. Transvaginal ultrasound for the detection of urethral diverticula at urodynamic assessment. Int Urogynecol J 3, 118–120 (1992).

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  • Detection
  • Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Urethral diverticulum