What you will learn
Designed to provide an educational opportunity for urodynamics examiners who seek assistance in interpreting urodynamic test results and applying this to their practice.
- To understand the key indications and components of urodynamics and how to define a clear question prior to starting investigations.
- To learn accepted physiological parameters for lower urinary tract functions and apply these to a concise method of interpreting urodynamic results.
- To acknowledge the limitations of an investigation when attempting to reproduce pathology in an artificial environment.
About the speaker
DR. Stephen Kraus
University of Texas
Dr. Kraus is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Texas Health San Antonio where he heads the Division of Female Urology, Neuro-Urology, and Voiding Dysfunction. In addition, Dr. Kraus heads the Neuro-Urology & Urodynamics Unit at the Spinal Cord Injury Center at the Audie Murphy VA Hospital and serves as medical director of the South Texas Pelvic Floor and Bladder Center.
Dr. Kraus completed his undergraduate education at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. He then received his MD from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, previously a division of the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, after which he completed his residency in urology, also at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed a fellowship in Neuro-Urology, Incontinence, and Urodynamics at the Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas.