Postvoid residuals remain unchanged in patients with postoperative thoracic epidural analgesia after thoracotomy

Wuethrich, Patrick Y; Henning, Armin; Schweizerhof, Matthias; Kessler, Thomas M; Burkhard, Fiona C (2011). Postvoid residuals remain unchanged in patients with postoperative thoracic epidural analgesia after thoracotomy. Regional anesthesia and pain medicine, 36(1), pp. 46-50. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/AAP.0b013e3182030828

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We found in previous studies that thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) after open renal surgery via lumbotomy significantly impaired bladder function with decreased detrusor contractility and increased postvoid residuals under urodynamic assessment. Here we evaluated the effect of TEA on bladder emptying in patients undergoing thoracotomy.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > Clinic and Policlinic for Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Dermatology, Urology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Osteoporosis (DURN) > Clinic of Urology

UniBE Contributor:

Wüthrich, Patrick Yves and Burkhard, Fiona C.

ISSN:

1098-7339

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Jeannie Wurz

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:20

Last Modified:

23 Jan 2018 12:16

Publisher DOI:

10.1097/AAP.0b013e3182030828

PubMed ID:

21455089

Web of Science ID:

000292774300011

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/6815 (FactScience: 211845)

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