Ultrasound Imaging in Assessment of the Male Patient with Voiding Dysfunction

  • Lewis ChanEmail author
  • Tom Jarvis
  • Stuart Baptist
  • Vincent Tse


Ultrasound imaging is often performed in the assessment of the male patient with lower urinary symptoms and voiding dysfunction. The male pelvis can be imaged by transabdominal, transperineal and transrectal approaches. This chapter covers the application of transabdominal and transperineal ultrasound in the assessment of voiding dysfunction in the male patient with technical tips for clinicians and case studies covering topics of voiding dysfunction, post-prostatectomy incontinence, male slings and physiotherapy.


Pelvic Floor Radical Prostatectomy Stress Urinary Incontinence Pelvic Floor Muscle Transabdominal Ultrasound 
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Supplementary material

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Middle lobe video (MP4 4895 kb)

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Post RP (AVI 42666 kb)

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Male PF contraction (MP4 4882 kb)

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Male sling (MP4 4891 kb)

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Video 4.5 Failed male sling (AVI 29781 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis Chan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tom Jarvis
    • 2
  • Stuart Baptist
    • 3
  • Vincent Tse
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyConcord Repatriation General HospitalSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Department of UrologyPrince of Wales HospitalRandwickAustralia
  3. 3.Sydney Sports and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy GroupSydneyAustralia

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