bladder distension

bladder distension

An increase in bladder volume (> 500 ml), which typically occurs postoperatively.

Clinical findings
Urinary retention, pain, restlessness.
 
Diagnosis
Ultrasound.
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1,3,4) Despite the volumes of knowledge gained in this field, however, contemporary clinical practice is limited to crude measures designed to minimize bladder distension and intravesical pressure, with clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) and anti-muscarinic medication.
This can disrupt sleep directly, but also causes bladder distension at night and can worsen sleep apnoea.
Bladder distension leads to atrophy of abdominal wall muscles due to venous infarction and prevents descent of testes into scrotum (8).
1997) recorded bladder distension with retention of urine in 55.
The bladder catheter was successfully placed and bladder distension was adequate in all patients, while good quality images were obtained after three-dimensional reconstruction.
Cho, Doo, Yang, Song, and Lee (2010) evaluated the impact of bladder distension on bowel displacement.
Urinary retention is a common post-operative complication and is associated with bladder distension, risking permanent detrusor muscle damage (Keita et al.
Neurogenic bladder is at the risk of UTI for several reasons such as bladder distension and elevated detrusor pressure which cause loss of immunity and decreased wall movementof bladder3.
Stimulation of sympathetic outflow, due to bladder distension, insertion of a urinary catheter or urinary tract infection (among other causes), can Lead to autonomic dysreflexia, evidenced by sudden onset of hypertension, sweating, headache and reflex bradycardia.
Physical examination was unremarkable except for bladder distension.
However, they add, it has been unknown how urothelial cells sense bladder distension.