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Benefits of posturethropexy bladder conditioning. Fact or fiction?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3216365     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The influence of intermittent bladder catheter clamping upon detrusor tone in female postsurgical urethropexy patients was investigated. Thirteen patients who underwent retropubic urethropexy procedures were studied from March 1982 to December 1982. Utilizing a Corometrics 112 Fetal Monitor, intravesicle pressures were obtained in response to known volumes of saline solution instilled into the bladder. These measurements were obtained before and after the intermittent clamping sequence, which was carried out for a 24-hour period. No difference in bladder tone was noted when comparing prestudy to poststudy intravesicle pressures. Posturethropexy bladder conditioning failed to improve detrusor tone or bladder function in these patients.
Authors:
F E Harlass; D J Magelssen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1988 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-02-24     Completed Date:  1989-02-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  961-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Female
Humans
Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy, Vaginal
Middle Aged
Postoperative Care / methods*
Urethra / surgery*
Urinary Bladder / physiopathology*
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / physiopathology,  surgery*
Vagina / surgery*

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