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Urinary retention after pyeloplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2039914     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A retrospective review of 37 pyeloplasties, performed between 1984 and 1988, revealed that 38% of patients had post-operative retention requiring catheterisation, compared with 8% in an age and sex matched group of patients undergoing cholecystectomy. This suggests that direct surgical trauma to the upper genitourinary system may inhibit bladder function. We therefore suggest that pre-operative catheterisation should be considered in theatre, for patients undergoing pyeloplasty.
Authors:
A H Davies; D Cranston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of urology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0007-1331     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Urol     Publication Date:  1991 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-10     Completed Date:  1991-07-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740090R     Medline TA:  Br J Urol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  456-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Cholecystectomy / adverse effects
Drainage / methods
Female
Humans
Kidney Pelvis / surgery*
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications* / therapy
Retrospective Studies
Urinary Catheterization*
Urinary Retention / etiology*,  therapy

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