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Bedside ultrasound diagnosis of residual urine volume.
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PMID:  7073335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A hand-held real-time ultrasound scanner was used for the estimation of bladder volume in the hope of eliminating unnecessary postoperative catheterizations. In 11 women, the bladder was filled stepwise and scans were done at volumes of 0, 50, 100, 150, and 200 ml, 50 ml being chosen as the minimum volume for clinically significant residual urine. The method was then used in 43 examinations on 26 patients, 24 of whom had had a gynecological operation. There were only three mistakes: once a residual urine volume of more than 50 ml was missed, and twice the scan wrongly suggested a residual urine volume of more than 50 ml.
L Henriksson; K Marsál
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology     Volume:  231     ISSN:  0170-9925     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-06-21     Completed Date:  1982-06-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7901051     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / diagnosis
Urination Disorders / diagnosis*

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