Pressure Flow Studies
A pressure flow study measures the bladder pressure required to urinate and the flow rate a given pressure generates. After the cystometric test, the person empties the bladder, during which time a manometer is used to measure bladder pressure and flow rate. This pressure flow study helps identify bladder outlet blockage that men may experience with prostate enlargement. Bladder outlet blockage is less common in women but can occur with a cystocele or, rarely, after a surgical procedure for urinary incontinence. Pressure flow studies are performed in a health care provider’s office, clinic, or hospital with local anesthesia.
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Medical Tests for Prostate Problems NKUDIC: NIH Publication No. 12-5105 January 2012
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