Loading...
SHARE

http://www.emedtv.com/twittershare.html?status=Currently+reading+Myomectomy+Risks+--+Bladder+and+Urinary+Tract+Injury+on+eMedTV%3a+http%3a%2f%2fwomen.emedtv.com%2fmyomectomy-video%2fmyomectomy-risks----bladder-and-urinary-tract-injury-video.html
Email Video

Myomectomy Risks -- Bladder and Urinary Tract Injury

Clip Number: 30 of 38
Presentation: Myomectomy
The following reviewers and/or references were utilized in the creation of this video:
Reviewed By: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Video Link:
Embed Code:
The ureters are the tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the bladder. Bladder and ureter injuries are rare. They include perforation and thermal injuries. In most cases, these injuries are treated with the placement of a plastic tube called a catheter into the bladder for 7 to 10 days along with antibiotics. Rarely, these injuries require switching to an open abdominal surgery, placing thin tubes, called stents, into the ureters, by a urologist. Or another operation may be needed at a future time. Sometimes, an injury may not appear at the time of the operation, but may show up later. This may require another surgery to repair the damage.

Myomectomy

 

Related Women Articles

 
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.