Management of urinary bladder injuries
Keywords:Urinary bladder injuries, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis management
Bladder injuries are rare. But when present in cases of polytrauma they pose both a diagnostic as well as surgical challenge to the attending surgeon. Understanding the mechanisms underlying bladder injuries is pivotal in developing a diagnostic algorithm in order to avoid missing of any urologic injury. Once the extent and site of damage is diagnosed then prompt surgical intervention is the mainstay of treatment. The pathophysiology and management of bladder injuries is discussed in this paper.