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Pregnancy after lower urinary tract reconstruction in women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7658529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: We determined if pregnant women with reconstructed lower urinary tracts experience complications related to the urological reconstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 27 women (34 pregnancies) with reconstructed lower urinary tracts underwent regular urinalysis, blood biochemistry studies and ultrasound examinations during pregnancy and for a minimum of 1 year after delivery. RESULTS: There were 28 normal, full-term vaginal deliveries without complication. A total of 6 patients underwent cesarean section, with injury to the vascular pedicle of the cystoplasty without sequelae occurring in 1. Temporary postpartum incontinence occurred in 6 patients. CONCLUSIONS: Patients with reconstructed lower urinary tracts can experience normal deliveries but require close surveillance. The route of delivery should be determined by obstetrical indications.
T A Creagh; P D McInerney; P J Thomas; A R Mundy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  154     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1995 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-02     Completed Date:  1995-10-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1323-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Academic Department of Urology, Guy's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Urinary Sphincter, Artificial*
Comment In:
J Urol. 1995 Oct;154(4):1334   [PMID:  7658532 ]

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