What Does Urethra Do?

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Alternative Names

Injury - bladder and urethra; Bruised bladder; Urethral injury; Bladder injury; Pelvic fracture; Urethral disruption


Treatment

The goals of treatment are to:

  • Control symptoms
  • Repair the injury
  • Prevent complications

Emergency treatment of bleeding or shock may include:

  • Blood transfusions
  • Intravenous (IV) fluids
  • Monitoring in the hospital

Treatment of peritonitis (inflammation of the abdominal cavity) may include emergency surgery to repair the injury and drain the urine from the abdominal...

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