Pilot study of a home use cystomanometer in patients with a neurogenic bladder



      A novel device, the cystomanometer, was developed for home bladder pressure monitoring in patients with neurogenic bladder.


      To report initial experience and proof of concept with home use of the cystomanometer.

      Study design

      Patients were asked to use the device twice daily for two weeks.


      Fourteen patients with neurogenic bladder were enrolled.


      The cystomanometer initially functioned well and transmitted data to a smartphone and to the hospital server. However, over 50% of devices broke.


      We report the first home use of a handheld electronic cystomanometer with wireless data transmission to a smartphone and hospital database.


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