Ann Phys Rehabil Med 2020 Dec 4:101464. Epub 2020 Dec 4.
Sorbonne Université, GRC 001, GREEN Groupe de recherche en Neuro-Urologie, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (APHP), Hôpital Rothschild 5 rue Santerre, 75012 Paris, France; Department of Urology, Ghent University Hospital, Corneel Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Ghent, Belgium; Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Human Structure and Repair, Ghent University, St Pietersnieuwstraat 33, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.
Background: Postoperative urinary retention (POUR) is a common hip fracture (HF) complication. Although fecal impaction (FI) is one of the oft-cited causes of POUR in clinical practice, evidence regarding this association is scarce.
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine whether FI was associated with POUR after HF surgery in older patients. Read More