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A frequency volume chart is a simple, easy-to-use, non-invasive tool that is useful in the assessment of patients with lower urinary tract symptoms. Though more sophisticated techniques are now available for diagnosis, the frequency volume chart should still be considered the first line investigation. In this review we summarize the indications and value of this age old investigation. Urologists and primary care physicians should use the frequency volume chart more frequently in their practice.

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Int J Surg

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147 - 150