Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/716
Title: The urologist's role in multidisciplinary management of placenta percreta.
Epworth Authors: Murphy, Declan
Costello, Anthony
Other Authors: Norris, B. L.
Everaerts, Wouter
Posma, E.
Umstad, Mark
Wrede, C. D.
Kearsley, J.
Keywords: Urinary Bladder
Placenta Accreta
Placenta Increta
Placenta Percreta
Hysterectomy
Caesarean Section
Epworth HealthCare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
UroRenal, Vascular Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Jun-2016
Publisher: Wiley Online Library
Citation: BJU Int. 2016 Jun;117(6):961-5.
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate urological interventions in patients with placental adhesive disorders in our collaborative experience at a tertiary referral centre. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We performed a retrospective analysis of a prospectively collected data set, consisting of all women that presented with placental adhesive disorders at the Royal Women's Hospital from August 2009 to September 2013. Patients who required urological intervention were identified and perioperative details were retrieved. RESULTS: Of the 49 women that presented with placental adhesive disorders, 36 (73.5%) underwent urological interventions. The patients were divided into three groups: planned hysterectomy (37 patients), planned conservative management (five) and undiagnosed placenta percreta (seven). In the planned hysterectomy group, 29 patients underwent preoperative cystoscopy and ureteric catheter placement. In 10 patients (34%), the placenta partially invaded the bladder and/or ureter, requiring urological repair. In the conservative management group, four underwent preoperative cystoscopy and ureteric catheter placement, and one case required closure of a cystotomy. Of the seven patients with undiagnosed percreta, two were noted to have bladder involvement requiring repair at the time of Caesarean hysterectomy. CONCLUSION: Patients with placental adhesive disorders frequently require urological intervention to prevent or repair injury to the urinary tract. These cases are best managed in specialist centres with multidisciplinary expertise including urologists and interventional radiologists.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/716
DOI: 10.1111/bju.13332. Epub 2015 Oct 29
ISSN: 1464-4096
1464-410X
Journal Title: British Journal of Urology International
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Department of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Australia.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Retrospective studies
Appears in Collections:Obstetrics & Gynaecology
UroRenal, Vascular

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