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The urodynamics study is a test used to assess how well your child's bladder and urethral sphincter are doing their jobs of collecting, holding and releasing urine.
Why Boston Children's Hospital uses urodynamics testing
By tracking how the bladder fills and empties, physicians can get clues to why a child may have urinary incontinence or urinary infections. Urodynamics testing can also assess any abnormalities of the upper urinary tract.
A urodynamics study is usually performed when the following conditions are suspected or diagnosed:
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