Urodynamic studies are performed daily at Cabell Huntington Hospital. If you are having symptoms that suggest problems with the muscles or nerves of your lower urinary system and pelvis call your physician to set up an appointment.
Your doctor may recommend urodynamic testing to evaluate the storage of urine in the bladder and the flow of urine from the bladder through the urethra, especially if you are having symptoms that suggest problems with the muscles or nerves of your lower urinary system and pelvis (ureters, bladder, urethra, and sphincter muscles). Urodynamic testing may include:
Urodynamic studies are performed daily at the 20th Street Professional Building (1115 20th Street). Common reasons for having the tests include any of the different kinds of incontinence, as well as neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury.
Your physician can order the study by providing a written order that includes a clinical reason for performing the test. Please have your physician's office call 304.399.4150. The only preparation for you as a patient is to have a comfortably full bladder upon arrival.