Other indications for an ONB include for the treatment of hip pain, for the relief of adductor muscle spasm associated with hemi- or paraplegia, and as part of an analgesic regimen following surgical procedures such as knee arthroplasty. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies. However, we found no data suggesting how frequently ONB was used in current practice in urology clinics.
The commonest site of bladder perforation is the lateral wall, during TURBT for tumors at this site [ 3 ]. TURBT is not without risk, one of the most serious of which is perforation of the bladder wall by the resectoscope loop. Studies of patients undergoing a transurethral resection of the prostate a similar patient population to that discussed here have failed to show any significant benefit of spinal anesthesia over general anesthesia [ 14 ].
Results One hundred seventy urologists completed and returned the forms. Comparison of monopolar and bipolar transurethral resection of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. A 4 cm insulated stimulating needle will be used to verify location of the obturator nerve by contraction of the thigh adductor group.
Other studies, however, failed to demonstrate similar results [ 910 ]. Arch Esp Urol. Further procedure was performed as per the group allocation.
However, as detailed above, all of these patients required a general anesthesia.