Analysis of the urinary system condition in patients with spine-and-spinal cord injuries

Щурова Е.Н., Блюденов Д.Н., Бакарджиева А.Н., Новикова О.С.

Abstract


The study of the urinary system condition has been performed in 31 patients with spine-and-spinal cord injuries using ultrasonography and excretory urography. The diffuse changes in the kidneys, the presence of concrements, the dilatation and deformation of the renal pelvicaliceal system, as well as the decrease of renal accumulative and excretory function has been revealed in the patients of this category. The thickening of urinary bladder wall, structural heterogeneity, the presence of suspension in the urinary bladder cavity was observed too. And, besides, the increase of prostate volume with vesiculitis signs.

Keywords


spine-and-spinal cord injury; the urinary system; ultrasonography; excretory urography

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