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Uroflowmery

Uroflowmery

Uroflowmery

 

Maximum Flow rate

The Maximum flow rate test is one of the procedures of Urine Flow Test, which

is also know as Uroflowmetry.The Maximum flow rate for yound adult shoud be

above 30ml/sec. The rate should decrease with ago. If the Maximum flow rate

below 10ml/sec, the person may suffer from bladder outlet obstruction. The most

commoncause of bladder outlet obstruction is benign prostate hypertrophy.

 

Residual Urine

Residual urine test is another procedure of Urine Flow Test. After voiding, bladder

should be completely empty. If the residual urine above 50ml, it could be due to

bladder outlet obstruction of bladder function abnormality. Early investigation and

treatment is necessary.