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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This can disrupt sleep directly, but also causes bladder distension at night and can worsen sleep apnoea.
9] Lesions affecting the connection of the PMC and spinal centres culminate in a lack of EUS inhibition at the time of micturition (detrusor external sphincter dysynergia [DESD]), and in the emergence of segmental reflexes responsible for uncontrolled detrusor contractions in response to bladder distension (detrusor overactivity [DO]).
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.
However, they add, it has been unknown how urothelial cells sense bladder distension.
The accidental bladder puncture that complicated our attempted modified fascia iliaca block was most likely the result of an overly medial insertion point, along with markedly distorted anatomy from bladder distension and a fixed flexion deformity of the hip from muscular spasticity.
In 1988, the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases established research criteria for IC: There must be pain, urgency, and frequency, as well as glomerulations (pinpoint bleeding from bladder distension,) or Hunner's ulcer on cystoscopy; in addition, 13 more conditions, including other types of cystitis, must be excluded (J.
In 1988, the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) established research criteria for IC: There must be pain, urgency, and frequency, as well as glomerulations(pinpoint bleeding from bladder distension,) or Hunner's ulcer on cystoscopy; also, 13 more conditions, including other types of cystitis, must be excluded (J.
Patients may find their symptoms improve after bladder distension (stretching) which cuts down on pain signals from the bladder, making it less sensitive.
Cystoscopy Under Anesthesia With Bladder Distension
7] The clinical suspected diagnosis of an obstructing ureterocele should be considered in any female infant presented with intermittent stream, bladder distension, anuria, or ascites.
It can be precipitated by various stimuli such as bowel and bladder distension, pain, spasticity and pressure sores (4).
Physical examination did not reveal any obvious bladder distension and his prostate was moderately enlarged and benign.