Incidence and outcome of poststroke urinary retention: a prospective study.

  title={Incidence and outcome of poststroke urinary retention: a prospective study.},
  author={Keng He Kong and Scott Young},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={81 11},
OBJECTIVE To document the incidence and outcome of poststroke urinary retention, and to determine clinical variables associated with it. DESIGN Cohort of 80 consecutive patients. SETTING Inpatient setting of a tertiary rehabilitation center. PARTICIPANTS Eighty patients (48 men, 32 women; mean age, 65.4 yr) with a first ischemic stroke, admitted for rehabilitation within 4 weeks of the stroke. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Patients had their postvoid residuals (PVR) assessed via a bladder… CONTINUE READING


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