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Abstract

  • Frequency volume charts (FVC) or voiding diaries are an extremely useful, non-invasive means of investigating the male and female urinary tracts

  • All patients with troublesome lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) should complete an FVC as part of their initial management

  • FVC allows a more objective baseline definition of the severity of the symptoms

  • Useful for monitoring progress following therapy by providing feedback for both patient and physician

Keywords

Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Bladder Neck Detrusor Overactivity Urethral Stricture Detrusor Contraction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2007

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