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Bladder outflow obstruction, urodynamic studies and BPH

Julia Heinzelbecker and Maurice Stephan Michel

in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

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ISBN: 9780199572779
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199607501 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572779.003.0007

Series: Oxford Urology Library

Bladder outflow obstruction, urodynamic studies and BPH

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• The term bladder outflow/outlet obstruction (BOO) is an urodynamical diagnosis • Only 50% of patients with BOO have prostatic enlargement • Bladder outlet obstruction is always associated with changes in the bladder wall • The impact of urodynamic studies in the evaluation of men with prostatic enlargement remains controversial.

Chapter.  1585 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Genito-urinary Medicine

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