Conservative management of postoperatively diagnosed cystotomy.

@article{Alperin2009ConservativeMO,
  title={Conservative management of postoperatively diagnosed cystotomy.},
  author={Marianna Alperin and Gina M. Mantia-Smaldone and Elizabeth R Sagan},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={1163.e17-9}
}
Bladder injury is a common complication of hysterectomy that is often not recognized at the initial surgery. The conventional approach to intraperitoneal cystotomy is surgical repair. The goal of this case series was to introduce an alternative conservative treatment of posthysterectomy cystotomy. We present 3 cases of posthysterectomy cystotomy that were unrecognized at the initial surgery and were treated with assisted bladder drainage. The treatment of iatrogenic intraperitoneal cystotomy… CONTINUE READING