n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Prolonged postpartum urinary retention : a case report and review of the literature : case report
|Article Title||Prolonged postpartum urinary retention : a case report and review of the literature : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Affiliations||1 Ufuk University, Turkey, 2 Ufuk University, Turkey, 3 Ufuk University, Turkey, 4 Ufuk University, Turkey, 5 Ufuk University, Turkey and 6 Ufuk University, Turkey|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||48 - 49|
Postpartum urinary retention (PUR), which is defined as difficulty in emptying the bladder completely after delivery, may be clinically pronounced or silent. The incidence differs according to the definition. Although many risk factors for this disturbance are identified in the literature, every patient at risk does not necessarily present with PUR. There is no consensus in the literature regarding management.
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