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
Matthew Rutman, MD
Matthew Rutman, M.D., Associate Professor of Urology at CUMC, is the Director of Voiding Dysfunction, Incontinence and Female Urology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is the Director of the Female Urology and Voiding Dysfunction Fellowship. He graduated with honors from Emory University and The Chicago Medical School. After completing his residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Dr. Rutman completed a fellowship in female urology, voiding dysfunction, neurourology and urodynamics under world renowned Shlomo Raz, M.D at the UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Rutman is board-certified in Urology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). His practice is limited to male and female voiding dysfunctions including urinary retention, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, urinary tract infections, and reconstructive female urology surgery for vaginal prolapse, urethral diverticulum and vesico-vaginal fistulae. He has authored over 40 book chapters and publications in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female incontinence, vaginal prolapse, voiding dysfunction, urodynamics and surgical outcomes.