Urodynamics Equipment: Selection and Training

  • Alana M. MurphyEmail author
  • Howard B. Goldman


Urodynamics (UDS) is an important diagnostic tool for urologists and urogynecologists who treat lower urinary tract dysfunction and pelvic floor dysfunction. Multiple manufacturers supply UDS systems that range in functionality and cost. Given the wide array of commercially available options, there is an appropriate UDS system to suit each clinical practice. In addition to the price of the UDS system, there are additional costs to consider, such as disposable components and a fluoroscopy unit if fluoroscopic UDS is desired. Once a UDS room or portable UDS unit has been outfitted, a number of different resources are available for UDS training. Training options exist for both novice and advanced UDS staff.


International Continence Society Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Pressure Flow Study Fluoroscopy Unit Female Pelvic Medicine 
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Electronic medical record


International Continence Society


Lower urinary tract


Intra-abdominal pressure (cm H2O)


Detrusor pressure (cm H2O)


Vesical (bladder) pressure (cm H2O)


Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction


Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates




Urinary tract infection


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine, Glickman Urologic and Kidney InstituteClevelandUSA

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