Flowmeters, Urine

Definition : Flowmeters designed to measure the rate of urine flow from a patient, typically by delivering spontaneous urination through a special funnel or from an indwelling bladder catheter that is connected to the flowmeter. Some instruments can also determine volume, peak flow, delay, voiding times, and maximum and average flow rates. These flowmeters typically include a mechanical or electromechanical measuring unit, probes with appropriate transducers that are frequently placed at the base of a commode chair, urine collection reservoirs (usually for urine volume measurement), a funnel, and a graphic display. Urinary flowmeters may be intended for measurement during normal urination and/or from an indwelling catheter. Disposable single-piece flowmeters intended to facilitate patient self-evaluation of urinary constriction or obstruction are also available; they typically consist of a transparent tube with a profiled orifice at the base. Urine flowmeters help in the evaluation of the lower urinary tract function and/or in determining whether normal urine flow is obstructed.

Entry Terms : "Urine Flowmeters" , "Uroflowmeters" , "Urinometers" , "Urinary Collection Units, Precision Measurement" , "Urine Meters"

UMDC code : 14308

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Company Type: Parent

Medispec Ltd

Company Type: Parent

Medispec – a leading Shock Wave Therapy (SWT) systems manufacturer — is making waves in the global medical community. A twenty year track record of providing high performance shock wave technology systems customized to client needs has made Medispec the company to turn to for non-invasive cardiology, urology, orthopedic, physiotherapy, and cellulite control applications.

Sandhill Scientific

Company Type: Parent

Sandhill Scientific is a world leading developer and marketer of innovative G.I. Diagnostic solutions. We pioneered Impedance/pH Total Reflux Monitoring for acid and nonacid reflux, forever changing worldwide diagnostic practice for refractory GERD.

SRS Medical Corp

Company Type: Parent

SRS Medical is a privately held company that designs, manufactures and markets proprietary medical devices for the diagnosis of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and for conservative treatments of urinary incontinence

Verathon Inc

Company Type: Parent

Verathon designs, manufactures and distributes reliable, state-of-the-art medical devices and services that offer a meaningful improvement in patient care to the health care community. The company's flagship brand, BladderScan bladder volume measurement instruments, is used in Urology, Acute Care, Primary Care, and Extended Care and is considered a standard of care.

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