Uroflowmetry

Uroflowmetry


Uroflowmetry procedure measure of the quantity of urine excreted in a specified period of time which is also called as Urine flow rate.

Uroflowmetry is a simple, non invasive diagnostic screening procedure used to calculate the amount of urine (volume), flow rate in seconds, and length of time until completion of the void.

Continuous recording of urine flow by means of a device consisting of a cylinder placed on a transducer that weighs the urine entering thecylinder during voiding and plots the flow rate on a time scale.

Common periods of time used include "minute" and "seconds."

Reason for Uroflowmetry


  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
  • Pain during urination.
  • Slow urination.
  • Urinary incontinence.
  • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
  • Other urination difficulties.

Procedure of Uroflowmetry


Uroflowmetry is best done when you have a full bladder. Doctor ask to patient not urinate for 2 hours before the test. Drink extra fluids so you will have plenty of urine for the test. Generally, no prior preparation, such as fasting or sedation, is required.

Patient will urinate in a special urinal or toilet with a machine that has a measuring device.

Patient will be asked to begin urinating after the machine has started. When you finish, the machine will create a report for your health care provider.

Outcome of Uroflowmetry Test


Changes in the urine flow rate can be indicative of

  • Blockages in the urethra.
  • Weak bladder muscles.
  • Kidney, prostate or other renal disorders.

Normal Urine Flow Rates

Age

Min. Voided Volume

Flow Rates

Years

ml/sec

Males

Females

7-Apr

100

10

10

13-Aug

100

12

15

14-45

200

21

18

46-55

200

22

15

56-80

200

9

10

Advin Uroflow


We, Advin Urology, provide complete SET of Uroflowmetry Systems with below mentioned accessories.

Advin Uroflow Accessories includes

  • Uroflow System Module (01).
  • Flow transducer (02).
  • Printer (01).
  • Beaker (01).
  • Funnel (01).
  • Mains Cable (01).
  • Micturation chair (01).
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