Transurethral electroincision of bladder neck in female patients with neurogenic bladder Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Transurethral electroincision of the bladder neck in female patients with neurogenic bladders has not been widely reported. We have performed this operation on 21 patients who have failed to achieve balanced bladder function through other treatment modalities and who have presented with recurrent urinary tract infections, high postvoid residual urine, and evidence of upper urinary tract deterioration. Eighty-five per cent of female patients treated in this fashion have demonstrated significant improvement in bladder emptying. The rate of complication has been low, and no cases of persistent incontinence have occurred. We recommend this operation in difficult cases of neurogenic bladder in females.

publication date

  • September 1979