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When and How Should We Test the Tightness of the Vesicourethral Anastomosis after Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy.
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PMID:  21335938     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective: To determine when the vesicourethral anastomosis (VUA) becomes tight after retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP) and if an additional lateral view cystography provides significantly more information than the only anterior-posterior view. Patients and Methods: Pressure-controlled cystography with anterior-posterior and lateral views was performed on postoperative days (POD) 3, 6 and 9 and evaluated in 100 consecutive patients after RRP. Results: On POD 3, 6 and 9, 82, 80 and 82% of all VUA, respectively, were tight. 85% of all tight VUA on POD 3 remained tight on POD 6 and 9. Of the 52 extravasations in a total of 300 cystographies, 65% were recognizable in the anterior-posterior as well as in the lateral view cystography, 6% were seen only in the anterior-posterior view and 29% only in the lateral view. Conclusions: The VUA after RRP is tight in about 80% of the cases on POD 3, 6 and 9. A tight VUA on POD 3 does not exclude later extravasation on POD 6 and 9 (14%). About one third (29%) of all extravasations of VUA are seen only in the lateral view cystography after RRP.
Authors:
A Mattei; S Z'brun; P Stucki; G B Di Pierro; H Danuser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia internationalis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1423-0399     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417373     Medline TA:  Urol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 S. Karger AG, Basel.
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Klinik für Urologie, Luzerner Kantonsspital, Luzern, Switzerland.
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