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Section 3.2: Urodynamics (2017)
Book Chapter
Jones, J. E., & Hashim, H. (2017). Section 3.2: Urodynamics. In I. Eardley, & F. C. Hamdy (Eds.), Oxford Medicine Online. Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199659579.003.0035

Urodynamic studies encompass several tests to investigate the hydrodynamics of the lower urinary tract during bladder storage/filling and voiding. These tests include bladder diaries, free uroflowmetry, and post-void residuals, filling cystometry, vo... Read More about Section 3.2: Urodynamics.

Simultaneous in vivo comparison of water-filled and air-filled pressure measurement catheters: Implications for good urodynamic practice (2015)
Journal Article
Ellis-Jones, J., Bevan, W., Gammie, A., Gammie, A., Abrams, P., Bevan, B., …Hashim, H. (2016). Simultaneous in vivo comparison of water-filled and air-filled pressure measurement catheters: Implications for good urodynamic practice. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 35(8), 926-933. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.22827

© 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Aims: This study aimed to evaluate whether the pressure readings obtained from air-filled catheters (AFCs) are the same as the readings from simultaneously inserted water-filled catheters (WFCs). It also aimed to make a... Read More about Simultaneous in vivo comparison of water-filled and air-filled pressure measurement catheters: Implications for good urodynamic practice.

The bridges and barriers to 'good' urodynamic practice: A regional perspective (2013)
Journal Article
Ellis-Jones, J., Swithinbank, L., & Abrams, P. (2013). The bridges and barriers to 'good' urodynamic practice: A regional perspective. International Journal of Urological Nursing, 7(1), 3-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-771X.2012.01154.x

The translation of clinical guidelines into practice is a complex process, primarily because it is a 'top down' approach to disseminating information. The aim of this study was to determine whether current guidelines and standards have been applied t... Read More about The bridges and barriers to 'good' urodynamic practice: A regional perspective.

The efficacy and safety of PSD503 (phenylephrine 20%, w/w) for topical application in women with stress urinary incontinence. A phase II, multicentre, double-blind, placebo controlled, 2-way cross over study. (2011)
Journal Article
Robinson, D., Abrams, P., Cardozo, L., Ellis-Jones, J., Heath, P., & Wyllie, M. (2011). The efficacy and safety of PSD503 (phenylephrine 20%, w/w) for topical application in women with stress urinary incontinence. A phase II, multicentre, double-blind, placebo controlled, 2-way cross over study. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 159(2), 457-460

This is the first proof of concept study to demonstrate that a topical α adrenergic agonist gel is rapidly and consistently absorbed vaginally and may have a role in the management of female SUI. However, since recruitment was difficult this may indi... Read More about The efficacy and safety of PSD503 (phenylephrine 20%, w/w) for topical application in women with stress urinary incontinence. A phase II, multicentre, double-blind, placebo controlled, 2-way cross over study..

The long-term natural history of overactive bladder symptoms due to idiopathic detrusor overactivity in women (2009)
Journal Article
Garnett, S., Swithinbank, L., Ellis-Jones, J., & Abrams, P. (2009). The long-term natural history of overactive bladder symptoms due to idiopathic detrusor overactivity in women. BJU International, 104(7), 948-953. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2009.08535.x

ObjectiveS To assess the long-term natural history of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms due to idiopathic detrusor overactivity (IDO) in women. Patients and Methods: Original urodynamic traces were reviewed and women who were referred with OAB sympto... Read More about The long-term natural history of overactive bladder symptoms due to idiopathic detrusor overactivity in women.

The impact of formal education and training on urodynamic practice in the United Kingdom: A survey (2006)
Journal Article
Ellis-Jones, J., Swithinbank, L., & Abrams, P. (2006). The impact of formal education and training on urodynamic practice in the United Kingdom: A survey. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 25(5), 406-410. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.20240

Aim: A previous survey of personnel performing urodynamics had shown that half of the respondents thought that their training had been inadequate. In order to address this the outcome of a 4-day practical course for teaching urodynamics, which has be... Read More about The impact of formal education and training on urodynamic practice in the United Kingdom: A survey.

The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up of untreated detrusor underactivity (2005)
Journal Article
Bartleh, E., Thomas, A. W., Thomas, A. W., Cannon, A., Bartlett, E., Ellis-Jones, J., & Abrams, P. (2005). The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up of untreated detrusor underactivity. BJU International, 96(9), 1295-1300. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05891.x

OBJECTIVES: To assess the long-term symptomatic and urodynamic outcomes of men with untreated detrusor underactivity (DUA) as there has been little long-term follow-up information on men with DUA, a cause of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in a s... Read More about The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up of untreated detrusor underactivity.

The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up of untreated bladder outlet obstruction (2005)
Journal Article
Thomas, A. W., Thomas, A. W., Thomas, A. W., Cannon, A., Bartlett, E., Ellis-Jones, J., & Abrams, P. (2005). The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up of untreated bladder outlet obstruction. BJU International, 96(9), 1301-1306. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05815.x

OBJECTIVES: To assess the long-term outcomes of untreated bladder outlet obstruction (BOO), assuming that, if there is little or no deterioration, a conservative approach to management is justified, as there is little information on the natural histo... Read More about The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up of untreated bladder outlet obstruction.

Trying to predict 'dangerous' bladders in children: The area under the curve concept (2005)
Journal Article
Swithinbank, L., Ellis-Jones, J., Hashim, H., Ellis-Jones, J., Swithinbank, L., Woodward, M., …Abrams, P. (2005). Trying to predict 'dangerous' bladders in children: The area under the curve concept. Journal of Pediatric Urology, 1(5), 343-347. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2005.03.006

Objective: Children with neurological and non-neurological lower urinary tract dysfunction normally undergo video urodynamics. One reason is to try to diagnose 'dangerous' bladders. Currently, bladder compliance is used to predict 'dangerous' bladder... Read More about Trying to predict 'dangerous' bladders in children: The area under the curve concept.

The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic followup of transurethral resection of prostate for bladder outlet obstruction (2005)
Journal Article
Thomas, A. W., Thomas, A. W., Cannon, A., Bartlett, E., Ellis-Jones, J., & Abrams, P. (2005). The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic followup of transurethral resection of prostate for bladder outlet obstruction. Journal of Urology, The, 174(5), 1887-1891. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ju.0000176740.76061.24

Purpose: Despite long-term symptomatic and uroflowmetry studies following transurethral prostate resection (TURP) there are sparse pressure flow data. Consequently there is minimal information to account for the long-term symptomatic failure and flow... Read More about The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: Minimum 10-year urodynamic followup of transurethral resection of prostate for bladder outlet obstruction.

The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: The influence of detrusor underactivity on the outcome after transurethral resection of the prostate with a minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up (2004)
Journal Article
Ellis-Jones, J., Thomas, A. W., Cannon, A., Bartlett, E., Ellis-Jones, J., & Abrams, P. (2004). The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: The influence of detrusor underactivity on the outcome after transurethral resection of the prostate with a minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up. BJU International, 93(6), 745-750. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2003.04719.x

OBJECTIVES: To assess the long-term outcome of the efficacy of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in men with detrusor underactivity (DUA), a cause of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in a significant minority of men. PATIENTS AND METH... Read More about The natural history of lower urinary tract dysfunction in men: The influence of detrusor underactivity on the outcome after transurethral resection of the prostate with a minimum 10-year urodynamic follow-up.

A randomized trial comparing the effectiveness and preference of a touch-screen computer system with a leaflet for providing women with information on urinary symptoms suggestive of detrusor instability (2001)
Journal Article
Ellis-Jones, J., Bulmer, P. J., James, M., Ellis-Jones, J., Smith, D., Timoney, A. G., & Donovan, J. (2001). A randomized trial comparing the effectiveness and preference of a touch-screen computer system with a leaflet for providing women with information on urinary symptoms suggestive of detrusor instability. BJU International, 88(6), 532-535. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1464-4096.2001.02397.x

Objectives: To evaluate how well women learned and retained information given to them by either a leaflet or a computer-generated information system, and which system they preferred to use for obtaining information about urinary symptoms. Subjects an... Read More about A randomized trial comparing the effectiveness and preference of a touch-screen computer system with a leaflet for providing women with information on urinary symptoms suggestive of detrusor instability.


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