Urodynamic study in enuretic children
Journal Title: Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics - Year 2017, Vol 3, Issue 1
Background: Nocturnal enuresis is probably the most common developmental disorder affecting 15-20% of children of 5 years age. Urodynamic study (UDS) today is a compilation of the results obtained by cystometry, uroflowmetry, uroprofilometry and electromyography. Aim: To establish a predictive correlation between symptomatology and urodynamic study abnormalities in enuretic children. Materials and Methods: This prospective study was conducted in 20 children who presented with nocturnal enuresis and day and night time incontinence and were attending the Child Guidance Clinic (CGC) of a teaching hospital in the city. The study included 20 patients with 9 girls and 11 boys between the ages of 5-14 years. Results: This study comprised of 20 enuretic children, 9 girls and 11 boys, who attended Child Guidance Clinic of a major teaching hospital. Their ages ranged between 5 years to 14 years. In this study, the incidence of primary nocturnal enuresis was found to be 45%. The radiological abnormalities were found in a significant number of patients. Conclusion: There is a high incidence of urodynamic abnormalities in children with both nocturnal and diurnal enuresis as compared to the nocturnal enuresis alone. The pattern of abnormalities was however, not different.
Authors and Affiliations
Seema Pravin Soni, Archana Kher
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