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Interpretation of Urodynamics consist of the 3 C’s and 2 S’s image

Interpretation of Urodynamics consist of the 3 C’s and 2 S’s.  The 3 C’s referring to Capacity, Compliance and Competence of the sphincter.  The 2 S’s referring to Sensation and Stability. Bladder capacity is studied to determine the amount of fluid the bladder holds.  Compliance is the ability of the bladder wall to distend.  The relationship between change in the bladder volume and change in the detrusor pressure is measured.  The EFP or (End Filling Pressure) should be below 15cnH20.   The EFP or (End Filling Pressure) of 40cmH20 or greater may lead to high risk to upper tract.  Competence of the sphincter is the ability of the external striated muscle to hold urine and to relax and release urine.  ...

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Urodynamics Quality Control image

Urodynamics Quality Control What is a good way to add a form of quality control to your study? The flow cell should be checked at least once a week. The check does not have to be a calibration but a verification. A verification can be performed with a known volume of tap water. So long as it meets manufacturers specifications you should be OK. If it doesn’t than a calibration is recommended followed by a verification. Written by Ira Witriol Sales Manager The Prometheus Group

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The Educated Consumer image

The Urodynamic market is getting smarter with the aid of the internet.  Customers are becoming  better educated. The urodynamic market place has not grown much over the last two years, as seen by the  lack of competition.   That is, all the more reason for clinicians to do their due diligence. Research on the internet can only lead you to become a better consumer. A simple google search call produce a wealth of information and offer many new options. Allowing better choices for the educated consumer. Written by Ira Witriol Sales Manager The Prometheus Group

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Urodynamic Equipment image

Urodynamic measurements have been around for many years, not much has changed in how we perform a study. What has changed is how we collect information and transmit information for future analysis and reporting to the medical professional. Reports have become the hallmark of individual equipment manufacturers. Do we receive information overload or too little data?  A concise report makes interpretation easier to read. Reports need to have easy to view layout with easy to read graphics. Reports should be formatted which allow for paperless import into EMR. All data should be backed up daily on Urodynamic Equipment for future review or research applications. Written by Ira Witriol Sales Manager The Prometheus Group

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Morpheus® System image

As more physicians are diagnosing and treating the entire Pelvic Floor, The Prometheus Group has developed a system called Morpheus®.  The system is able to perform Pelvic Muscle Rehab, Urodynamics, Anorectal Manometry, Uroflowmetry, Endorectal Ultrasound, and Bladder Ultrasound on a single Platform.  One patient database, one computer, at very cost effective pricing.  Reports are generated in PDF to easily import into Electronic Medical Records. Written by Keith Behrends Sales Manager The Prometheus Group

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The State of Urodynamics image

Many changes have occurred in the Urodynamic market place over the last five years. Consolidation and elimination of trusted urology partners have occurred. The mergers and buyouts have led to elimination of key urodynamic companies and less competition. We at The Prometheus Group would like to give the medical professional the ability to have choices when making decisions on equipment. We want to give back to you the ability to select rather than settle when making selections for new equipment and supplies. When considering your next acquisition of new equipment please take a look at The Prometheus Group to help fill your needs for Urodynamic equipment, Biofeedback equipment, Anal Rectal Manometry, and Pelvic Floor Therapy with e-stim along with Ultrasound for Kidney, PVR and 360 availability. Written ...

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