What is the role of pressure-flow studies in the workup of overactive bladder (OAB) in children?

Updated: Apr 01, 2019
  • Author: Pamela I Ellsworth, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Pressure-flow studies may be obtained during the voiding phase of the urodynamic study. The pressure-flow study involves the plotting of the bladder pressure against the flow rate. This study may be useful when urinary obstruction is suspected.


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