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Urological complications following gynaecological surgery

Published:November 07, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ogrm.2022.09.002

      Abstract

      Due to the close anatomical proximity of urological system to the female reproductive system, iatrogenic urological complications are common in gynecological surgeries. These complications may have devastating consequences with significant long-term sequelae. Therefore, all pelvic surgeons should be familiar with the ways to manage and prevent such complications. In this article, we provide an evidence-based review and highlight the recent updates in the aetiology, incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, and management of bladder, ureteric and urethral injuries following gynecologic surgery.

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