Profile and Management of children with urine retention at a Tertiary Hospital in a developing country
Urine Retention_Yenli(2018)
Paediatric Urine Retention_Yenli

Keywords

Posterior urethral valve(PUV)
Acute urine retention(AUR)
Voiding cystourethrogram(VCUG)
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital(KATH)

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Yenli, E. M. T.- ang, Aboah, K., Gyasi-Sarpong, C. K., Maison, P., Azorliade, R., Arhin, K. A., & Otu-Boateng, K. (2018). Profile and Management of children with urine retention at a Tertiary Hospital in a developing country. African Journal of Current Medical Research, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.31191/afrijcmr.v2i1.11

Abstract

PurposeTo describe our experience in the management of children with urine retention at the Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in KumasiMethodsFrom 1st April to 30th November, 2012, data on children presenting with urine retention at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi was obtained. The data collected was entered, cleaned, validated and analyzed using SPSS 16.0 for Windows.ResultsThirteen male children presented with urine retention during the study period. Their mean age was 5.9±5.1 (range1-14) years. The causes of urine retention were; posterior urethral valves 9(69.2%), neurological disorder 2(15.4%) and one each of phimosis and bladder calculus.ConclusionPosterior urethral valve was the main cause of urine retention among children who presented to urologist in Kumasi. Immediate relief of urine retention was varied requiring the use of urethral catheterization, suprapubic cystostomy, or vesicostomy. Definitive management was varied and tailored to the underlying cause. 
https://doi.org/10.31191/afrijcmr.v2i1.11
Urine Retention_Yenli(2018)
Paediatric Urine Retention_Yenli

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