Did someone say ‘Ultrasound’? (PFI Testing)

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Did someone say ‘Ultrasound’? (PFI Testing)

Jun 05, 2020

So you’ve been scheduled for an ultrasound? Or, maybe the doctor has recommended you come in for an ultrasound and you have questions before you schedule? Regardless of your status on our calendar, it’s good you’re here. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and sit down. Let’s go over some of the questions you 

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Cystoscopy (PFI Testing)

Mar 20, 2020

A cystoscopy is performed to allow the doctor a broad view of the bladder from the inside. Many of our patients will undergo a cystoscopy at some point as part of their care plan, although this will depend on your individual clinical complaint. This procedure provides the doctor with a better understanding of the nature 

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Urodynamics: a clinical perspective (PFI Testing)

Mar 06, 2020

Urodynamic testing is performed to evaluate your bladder function. The doctor may recommend it in order to get a baseline reading of your bladder muscle function or to evaluate current or (in some cases of prolapse) potential urinary leakage. It is important for us to know what is causing the urinary leakage, or if leakage 

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What’s a Cystoscopy? (PFI Testing)

Jan 17, 2020

Today we’re discussing perhaps an even more relevant topic than the Urodynamics test: the Cystoscopy. The cystoscopy — or “cysto,” as you’ll hear it called around the office — is another procedure similar to the urodynamics test (or “Uro”). However, unlike the Uro, the cystoscopy is performed on virtually every patient (with very few exceptions). 

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What is Urodynamics? (PFI Testing)

Dec 20, 2019

Although it seems like a grammatical mistake, the question truly is “what is urodynamics?” That is to say: what is urodynamics testing? The term refers to a certain test we use to determine how fluid moves through your bladder (hence: uro-dynamics). From an administrative standpoint, it’s important for you to know that the test takes 

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