Lower urinary tract trauma

Carl M. Sandler, Stanford M. Goldman, Akira Kawashima

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Abstract

This article reviews and illustrates bladder and urethral injuries, including their mechanisms of injury, imaging diagnosis, systems for classification, and the accuracy/pitfalls of the diagnostic methods. The bulk of this review will focus on lower urinary tract injuries caused by high speed, wide impact blunt trauma which is the most common mechanism of lower urinary tract injury encountered in civilian practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-75
Number of pages7
JournalWorld Journal of Urology
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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