- Delayed Ureteral Complications
- Urinary Discharge
- Bladder Injuries
- Abdominal Hysterectomy
- Vaginal Hysterectomy
- Delayed Bladder Injury/Diagnosis
Lower urinary tract injury during gynecologic surgery is relatively uncommon. Bladder injuries are the most frequent urologic injury inadvertently caused by a surgeon. Bladder injuries usually are recognized and repaired immediately, and potential complications are typically minor. However, ureteral injuries typically are not recognized immediately and have the potential to be life-threatening or to result in permanent kidney damage or removal of a kidney.
The urinary and reproductive tracts are closely linked, and disorders of one often affect the other. Thus a major spectrum of the conditions managed in urology exists under the domain of genitourinary disorders. Urology combines the management of medical (i.e., non-surgical) conditions, such as urinary-tract infections and benign prostatic hyperplasia, with the management of surgical conditions such as bladder or prostate cancer, kidney stones, congenital abnormalities, traumatic injury, and stress incontinence.
Urology has traditionally been on the cutting edge of surgical technology in the field of medicine, including minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery, laser-assisted surgeries, and a host of other scope-guided procedures. Urologists receive training in open and minimally invasive surgical techniques, employing real-time ultrasound guidance, fiber-optic endoscopic equipment, and various lasers in the treatment of multiple benign and malignant conditions. In addition, urologists have been regarded[by whom?] as pioneers in the use of robotics in laparoscopic surgery. Urology is closely related to (and urologists often collaborate with the practitioners of) oncology, nephrology, gynaecology, andrology, pediatric surgery, colorectal surgery, gastroenterology, and endocrinology.
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