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Clam enterocystoplasty and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7850305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To assess the course and outcome of pregnancy in patients who have undergone clam enterocystoplasty. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective study was carried out of 19 pregnancies in 18 women aged from 21 to 36 years who had undergone clam enterocystoplasty. RESULTS: Urinary tract infection was common but renal function remained normal with prompt treatment with antibiotics. No other adverse antenatal factors were identified and all pregnancies had a normal fetal outcome. Vaginal delivery was a safer option for these patients, even in those who had undergone an anti-incontinence procedure in addition to enterocystoplasty. CONCLUSION: Careful antenatal monitoring by both an obstetrician and a urologist resulted in a successful pregnancy and vaginal delivery in these patients.
Authors:
N Fenn; J W Barrington; T P Stephenson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of urology     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0007-1331     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Urol     Publication Date:  1995 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-14     Completed Date:  1995-03-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740090R     Medline TA:  Br J Urol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
Female
Humans
Intestines / surgery*
Preconception Care
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome*
Retrospective Studies
Urinary Bladder / surgery*
Urination Disorders / surgery*

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