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Determination of true intravesical filling pressure in patients with vesicoureteral reflux by Fogarty catheter occlusion of ureters.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7087025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ureteroneocystostomy is a highly successful procedure for the correction of vesicoureteral reflux. However, postoperative vesicoureteral reflux or ureterovesical junction obstruction will develop in some patients and elevated intravesical filling pressure might be a significant factor. Reflux, itself, might act as a safety release valve and mask vesical hypertonia. We herein describe a technique to determine the true intravesical filling pressure in the presence of vesicoureteral reflex by occlusion of the ureters with reflux using Fogarty catheters. Our preliminary experience suggests that it is an easily performed and clinically useful test to identify patients with vesical hypertonia who should be treated postoperatively with anticholinergic medication.
Authors:
J R Woodside; T A Borden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  127     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-08-07     Completed Date:  1982-08-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1149-52     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Cystoscopy
Female
Humans
Male
Preoperative Care
Pressure
Ureter / physiology
Urinary Bladder / physiopathology*
Urinary Catheterization
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux / physiopathology*,  surgery

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