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Delayed Recognition of Lower Urinary Tract Injuries Following Hysterectomy for Benign Indications

A NSQIP-Based Study

Bretschneider, C. Emi; Casas-Puig, Viviana; Sheyn, David; Hijaz, Adonis; Ferrando, Cecile A.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: November 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 11 - p 646–648
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000739

(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;221:132.e1–132.e13)

The occurrence of lower urinary tract (LUT) injury at the time of hysterectomy for benign indications is rare. Reported rates range from 0.3% to 1.3%.

Center for Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic (C.E.B., V.C.-P., C.A.F.); and Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (D.S., A.H.), Cleveland, OH

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