The frequency of post-partum urinary retention (PPUR) and factors contributing PPUR after vaginal delivery.

  • Hafiza Khatoon PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Sindh. 
  • Ambreen Naz PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh. 
  • Nousheen Mushtaq Health Department Sindh Govt.
  • Farzana . PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh
  • Kanta Aahuja PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh.
  • Safia - PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh.
Keywords: Postpartum Urinary Retention (PPUR), Risk Factors, Vaginal Delivery

Abstract

Objective: To determine the frequency and factors contributing to post-partum urinary retention (PPUR) after vaginal delivery. Study Design: Observational study. Setting: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Sindh. Period: 1st November 2018 to 30th June 2019. Material & Methods: Out of 114 patients delivered vaginaly at Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Sindh, postnatal patients who do not urinate within 6 hours after normal viginal delivery, label as a case of PPUR following the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Results: Frequency of postpartum urinary retention (PPUR) after vaginal delivery was observed in 6.14% (7/114). Significant risk Factors contributing to post-partum urinary retention (PPUR) were Prolong labor and epidural analgesia. Conclusion: We concluded that statistically significant risk factors for postpartum urinary retention were epidural analgesia and prolong labor. So attention to bladder care during labor and vigilance in the early detection.

Author Biographies

Hafiza Khatoon, PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Sindh. 

MBBS, FCPS

Assistant Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology

Ambreen Naz, PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh. 

MBBS, FCPS

Instructor Obstetrics & Gynecology

Nousheen Mushtaq, Health Department Sindh Govt.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registirar

Farzana ., PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Kanta Aahuja, PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh.

MBBS, FCPS

Assistant Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology

Safia -, PAQSJ Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat, Khairpur Mirs Sindh.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Published
2020-11-10