Urology Today.net

Site updated at Friday, 26 June 2015

Common Urological Problems

Voiding Diary

Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence

Introduction
The goals of the basic evaluation are to confirm urinary incontinence (UI)  and to identify factors that may be contributing to or resulting from UI. The general evaluation of UI should include a history, fluid intake/voiding diary, physical examination, urinalysis, urine culture, and measurement of postvoid residual urine. For selected patients, a… Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence   



Fluid Intake/Voiding Diary

Patient histories regarding frequency and severity of urinary symptoms are often inaccurate. A more reliable indicator of symptoms is a fluid intake/voiding diary, which should be distributed to patients.

They would be instructed to document in it the amount and type of fluid consumed and the volume and time of voiding and leakage… Fluid Intake/Voiding Diary   



Multichannel Urodynamics

The workup described constitutes the basic office assessment (BOA) of UI; it is generally accepted. However, the role of urodynamics in the evaluation of patients with UI is controversial. This is because the true impact of urodynamics on clinical diagnosis, management plans, and patient’s outcome has not been studied in a well-designed manner. As… Multichannel Urodynamics   



urinary incontinence2 - nausea1 - hyperoxaluria4 - early kidney disease1 - altered appetite1 - teen pregnancy1 - prolapse1 - achilles tendon1 - ucsf2 - food and drug administration1 - nephrin1 - physician1 - intermittent urinary stream1 - surgery1 - radial nephrotomy1 - local anesthesia1 - short-term hormone therapy1 - hormone-deprivation therapy1 - mesonephric duct1 - curative therapy1 - overactive1 - renal tubules1 - lpn1 - mri -ultrasound1 - prostate inflammation1 - urgency incontinence2 - kidney dialysis2 - mood disorders1 - autism1 - urologist1 -