Advertisement

Urethral Trauma

  • Cheyenne C. Sonntag
  • Susan MacDonaldEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter provides a brief overview and algorithm-based approach to the diagnosis and initial management of urethral trauma.

Keywords

Urethral trauma Pelvic fracture urethral injury PFUI Saddle urethral injury Primary realignment of urethral injury 

References

  1. 1.
    Venn SN, Greenwell TJ, Mundy AR. Pelvic fracture injuries of the female urethra. BJU Int. 1999;83(6):626–30.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Goldman HB, Idom CB Jr, Dmochowski RR. Traumatic injuries of the female external genitalia and their association with urological injuries. J Urol. 1998;159(3):956–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Perry MO, Husmann DA. Urethral injuries in female subjects following pelvic fractures. J Urol. 1992;147(1):139–43.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Morey AF, Brandes S, Dugi DD 3rd, Armstrong JH, Breyer BN, Broghammer JA, et al. Urotrauma: AUA guideline. J Urol. 2014;192(2):327–35.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Bjurlin MA, Fantus RJ, Mellett MM, Goble SM. Genitourinary injuries in pelvic fracture morbidity and mortality using the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma. 2009;67(5):1033–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Brandes S, Borrelli J Jr. Pelvic fracture and associated urologic injuries. World J Surg. 2001;25(12):1578–87.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA
  2. 2.Division of Urology, Department of SurgeryPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

Personalised recommendations