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Had cauda equina syndrome, did disectomy, laminectomy. Bladder still not emptying, doctor order urodynamics, will it show some result through testing?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Speak to your

Surgeon about repeating a MRI with contrast to evaluate surgical outcome to make sure adequate decompression and no recurrence or new disc issue.
Sometimes , there may be ongoing issues that may or may not be permanent and a urodynamics test may help to evaluate this situation further if MRI is negative. You will get additional information but this does not always predict future outcome.

In brief: Speak to your

Surgeon about repeating a MRI with contrast to evaluate surgical outcome to make sure adequate decompression and no recurrence or new disc issue.
Sometimes , there may be ongoing issues that may or may not be permanent and a urodynamics test may help to evaluate this situation further if MRI is negative. You will get additional information but this does not always predict future outcome.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes.

Should demonstrate flow rates and volumes which will be very helpful.

In brief: Yes.

Should demonstrate flow rates and volumes which will be very helpful.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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