Neurourological Evaluation in BPS

  • Arndt van OphovenEmail author


Together with Helmuth Madersbacher and others Ed McGuire is one of the most prominent promotors of urodynamic studies in Urology and has thus become a doyen of modern Neuro-Urology. In summary, the entire Chap.  11 by McGuire deals with the potential and limitations of urodynamics as a diagnostic tool to identify BPS/IC or to at least distinguish it from confusable disorders. The introductory statement by McGuire is still valid 30 years later, i.e. that urodynamics cannot provide the definite diagnosis of BPS/IC.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Neuro-UrologyMarien Hospital Herne, University Hospital Ruhr-Universität BochumHerneGermany

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