CervicalThoracicLumbar
No patients10266
Average age at injury (yrs)4.85.93.4
Clean intermittent catheterisation80%96%100%
Dry80%54%33%
Detrusor sphincter dyssynergia30%31%0
Hyperreflexia [neurogenic detrusor overactivity]*60%38%17%
Anticholinergics60%100%83%
Safe capacity less than expected capacity80% (8/10)58% (15/26)50% (3/6)
Safe capacity increasing with age**100% (5/5)76% (13/17)67% (2/3)
*

Includes 2 children who initially had hyperreflexia but subsequently underwent augmentation

**

Includes patients with two or more urodynamic studies

From: 6, Assessment of lower urinary tract dysfunction in patients with neurological conditions

Cover of Urinary Incontinence in Neurological Disease
Urinary Incontinence in Neurological Disease: Management of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Neurological Disease.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 148.
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