Users' questions

What are the complications of rectal surgery?

What are the complications of rectal surgery?

The most frequent postoperative surgical complications after colorectal resections are surgical site infection, anastomotic leakage, intraabdominal abscess, ileus and bleeding (Figure 1). These complications have different influences on outcome and have to be diagnosed accurately.

Can’t pee after rectal surgery?

If you are still unable to urinate 12 hours after surgery, go to the Emergency Department. They may need to place a catheter into your bladder to empty it. Do not wait longer than 12 to 18 hours.

Can rectal cancer cause urinary problems?

Urinary dysfunction is frequent among patients with rectal cancer, with up to a two-fold increase in symptoms 1 year after diagnosis.

Can the bowel put pressure on the bladder?

Large amounts of stool in the colon can put pressure on the bladder which can cause the bladder to not fill as much as it should, or cause the bladder to contract when the bladder is not supposed to contract. This large amount of stool can also cause the bladder to not empty well.

Is there a cure for a neurogenic bladder?

While neurogenic bladder can’t be cured, necessarily, it can most definitely be managed. Most cases of neurogenic bladder can be managed with medication and intermittent catheterization. The minority of children with the condition need major reconstructive surgery.

What is the treatment for neurogenic bladder?

Some of the treatment options for neurogenic bladder include prescription medications, continuous or clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), and surgery. The treatment options for neurogenic bladder, on the other hand, include prescription medications, surgery, and anal irrigation.

What are the symptoms of neurogenic bladder?

Neurogenic bladder symptoms include: a dribbling stream when urinating. an inability to fully empty your bladder. straining during urination. a loss of bladder control. increased urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) leaking urine.

Can a neurogenic bladder be from holding urine?

Neurogenic bladder means the bladder doesn’t work normally because of nerve damage. It causes a child to have problems with holding or releasing urine. The most common causes of neurogenic bladder in a child are problems with the spinal cord. Neurogenic bladder can cause urine leakage or urine retention.