Risk factors in prolonged postpartum urinary retention: an analysis of six cases

@article{Humburg2009RiskFI,
  title={Risk factors in prolonged postpartum urinary retention: an analysis of six cases},
  author={Joerg Humburg and Carolyn Troeger and Wolfgang Holzgreve and Irene Mathilde Hoesli},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={283},
  pages={179-183}
}
Prolonged first and second stage of labor, isolated prolongation of the second stage, forceps delivery or vacuum extraction, perineal laceration, nulliparity and epidural anesthesia are known risk factors for developing prolonged postpartum urinary retention (PUR). The aim of our study was to analyze number and constellations of these risk factors, in prolonged postpartum urinary retention (PPUR) in our own unit to facilitate the identification of patients at high risk and thus to prevent… CONTINUE READING
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