How to Measure the Postvoid Residual Bladder Volume

Dietz et al. using translabial ultrasound proposed the following formula in 2012:

Postvoid Residual Bladder Volume (ml) =

Height x Depth x 5.6

Dietz H.P. et al, 2012.

It is fairly accurate, simple and thus our method of preference.

ultrasound measurement of postvoid residual bladder volume
Postvoid residual bladder volume measurement in sagittal plane.


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