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Volume:128 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14021
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Tamsulosin for Post-Operative Urinary Retention After Lower Limb Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Tamsulosin for Post-Operative Urinary Retention After Lower Limb Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;128(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14021

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Preventive effects of tamsulosin for postoperative urinary retention after lower limb arthroplasty: A randomized controlled study.

Investig Clin Urol. 2021 Sep;62(5): 569-576.

Contributing Authors: CI Choi JK Kim MS Choo SH Lee JD Chang JH Han

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One hundred patients who underwent a primary total hip or knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive 3 days of oral tamsulosin (n=50) or no treatment (n=50). The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of post-operative urinary retention. Results revealed a significantly lower incidence of post-operative urinary retention in the tamsulosin group.

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