For all appointments and enquiries, please call 07 3839 8412 or 1800 898 412.
Our office hours are Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) 9.00am – 4.30pm.
As a specialist clinic, patients need referral from their General Practitioner, family physician or other specialist doctor to be eligible for a rebate from Medicare.
When you come for your appointment, remember to bring the following:
- Referral (unless it has been faxed or sent to our office prior to your appointment).
- Medicare or the veteran affairs card.
- Your health fund medical insurance information (If applicable).
- Copies of operation records, medical records, x-rays, MRIs, CT scans that is relevant to this procedure.
- A completed Bladder Diary.
- A list of current medications and any known allergies.
To cancel an appointment:
Telephone the office during business hours. Please cancel at least 1 day ahead so that your appointment time can be allocated to another patient who is seeking treatment.
At your Appointment
Staff will welcome you to the Urodynamics Centre you are attending.
We provide the following information for your benefit:
- You do not need to fast for this procedure.
- Wear something comfortable and loose. It is advisable to bring a change of underwear.
- Please provide your personal details to the receptionist upon arrival.
- From the time of admission it is preferred that you do not empty your bladder.
- There may be delays in waiting time which is unavoidable; however every attempt is made to ensure you are comfortable during this time.
- The procedure takes approximately one hour and includes the following:
- A small catheter will be inserted into your bladder. A specimen of urine will be collected for pathology.
- The doctor views your bladder with a fibre-optic light.
- Emptying your bladder on a commode enables measurement of urine volume and rate.
- Two very small catheters will be inserted into your bladder and rectum to measure bladder pressure. The bladder is then filled.
- Ultrasound views the bladder to determine the state and mobility of the bladder, thickness of the bladder wall and to observe incontinence episodes.
- Following the procedure a report will be forwarded to the referring doctor and your General Practitioner .
- As there is no anaesthetic involved in the procedure you may drive home.
To download the Bladder Diary, click on the image below…