Do Prophylactic Ureteral Stents Help Prevent Genitourinary Injury During Cesarean Hysterectomy for Placenta Accreta Spectrum?
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Scaglione et al. (Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2022) evaluated the association between prophylactic ureteral stent placement at the time of hysterectomy for placenta accreta spectrum and genitourinary injury
Retrospective cohort study
Patients with placenta accreta spectrum who underwent hysterectomy from 2001 to 2021
Prophylactic ureteral stent placement
Odds ratios (OR) and adjusted odds ratios (aOR) were calculated using multivariable logistic regression analyses, with control for potential confounding variables
Prior to 2018: Use of stents was determined on a case-by-case basis and at the discretion of the attending surgeon
September 2018 and later: Ureteral stents placed routinely
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