Urodynamics in BPS

  • Paul P. Irwin
  • Claus Riedl


Urodynamics are no longer an essential part of the diagnostic workup of a patient suspected of having bladder pain syndrome (BPS). However, cystometry does have a valuable role in clarifying the diagnosis when management appears to be failing and also in men with BPS symptoms. It is important to reproduce the symptoms (pain, urgency, etc.) of which the patient complains and to ensure that the bladder is filled to at least functional capacity.


Detrusor Overactivity Bladder Outlet Obstruction Urodynamic Study Antimuscarinic Agent Bladder Pain Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Michael Heal Department of UrologyMid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Leighton HospitalCheshireUK
  2. 2.Urology DepartmentLandesklinikum Thermenregion BadenBadenAustria

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