1. Pre-test assessment of urodynamic function, using patient-centred questionnaires Nikki Cotterill
2. The assessment of women with lower urinary tract dysfunction, using bladder diaries Prathiba De Silva and Matthew Parsons
3. The assessment of women with urinary incontinence, using pad testing Emmanuel Karantanis
4. Setting up urodynamic equipment Lucy Swithinbank and Louise Webster
5. Urodynamic flow-rate testing Laura Thomas, Marcus Drake and Ahmed Shaban
6. The cystometrogram Angie Rantell
7. Videocystourethrography Sushma Srikrishna and Smita Rajshekhar
8. Ambulatory urodynamic monitoring Kate Anders and Kal Perkins
9. Urodynamic artefacts Reeba Oliver and Ranee Thakar
10. The assessment of urethral function: supplementary investigations Mark Slack and Rob Sherwin
11. Urodynamics in the neurological patient Laura Thomas and Chris Harding
12. Urodynamics terminology Paul Abrams
This manual is a concise, straightforward guide for learning how to perform high-quality urodynamic investigations. Experienced editors and contributors provide easy-to-follow practical information on pre-test assessment of urodynamic function, how to set up urodynamic equipment, and how to perform individual urodynamic techniques, including cystometry, videocystourethrography and ambulatory monitoring. The book covers modern equipment and its use, and outlines the new national standards in urodynamics, allowing readers to check their knowledge and standard operating procedures are adequate. It also gives valuable information on how to set up and run a urodynamics service. With clear illustrations and clinical case studies woven into the text, this is a must-have resource to facilitate training in urodynamics. It is also a refresher of the standards and protocols required for good urodynamic practice for gynaecologists and continence nurses.
- The book's compact, portable form means that it can be used as a handy reference for troubleshooting during practice
- Clear illustrations provide valuable teaching as they allow for easy visualization
- Practical tips and everyday examples of pitfalls provide readers with the essential knowledge to perform high-quality urodynamic investigations
Ranee Thakar, Croydon University Hospital
Ranee Thakar is a Subspecialist in Urogynaecology and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Croydon University Hospital, London, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer, St George's University of London. She is the President of the International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA) and the South Asia Fellows representative of the RCOG council.
Philip Toozs-Hobson, Birmingham Women’s Hospital
Philip Toozs-Hobson is a Consultant Urogynaecologist, Birmingham Women's Hospital, and an Honorary Reader at the University of Birmingham.
Lucia Dolan, Belfast City Hospital
Lucia Dolan is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Urogynaecology, Belfast City Hospital.