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Postoperative urinary outcomes in catheterized and non-catheterized patients undergoing laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy--a randomized controlled trial.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19009225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The objective of this study is to assess the impact of bladder catheterization on the incidence of postoperative urinary tract infection (UTI) and urinary retention (PUR) following laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). One hundred fifty patients undergoing LAVH were randomly assigned to no catheter use, 1-day, and 2-day catheter groups. The relationship between preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative factors and the rates of UTI and PUR were determined. The incidences of UTI and PUR were 9.3% and 18.7%, respectively. The highest rate of UTI occurred in the 2-day catheter group; the highest rate of PUR occurred in no-catheter-use group. Multivariable logistical regression showed the duration of catheterization was the single predictor of UTI; duration of catheterization and diabetes mellitus were predictors for PUR. While short-term indwelling catheterization resulted in decreased rate of PUR, UTI rate increased among patients undergoing LAVH. Nonetheless, most patients resumed normal urination shortly after surgery.
Ching-Chung Liang; Chyi-Long Lee; Ting-Chang Chang; Yao-Lung Chang; Chin-Jung Wang; Yung-Kuei Soong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction     Volume:  20     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-09     Completed Date:  2009-06-23     Revised Date:  2011-08-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9514583     Medline TA:  Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-300     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Diabetes Complications / complications
Hysterectomy, Vaginal / methods*
Laparoscopy / methods*
Logistic Models
Middle Aged
Postoperative Period
Predictive Value of Tests
Risk Factors
Time Factors
Urinary Catheterization / adverse effects*
Urinary Retention / epidemiology,  etiology*
Urinary Tract Infections / epidemiology,  etiology*

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