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Incontinence: The role of ambulatory urodynamics in spinal cord injury

Bladder management is an important aspect of the management of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). A device capable of performing ambulatory urodynamics on individuals with SCI has recently been developed; however, the benefit of ambulatory urodynamics in patients with SCI is disputed.

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  1. Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. annepell@med.umich.edu

    • Anne P. Cameron

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