The Q-tip Test
The Q-tip test is a simple clinical test used to evaluate urethral mobility. Fig. 6.1 shows an intraoperative example of the test as it is being used to estimate the relative position of the urethrovesical junction during a modified Pereyra procedure.
KeywordsXylocaine Cough Suspen
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