Which treatments are used prophylactically for autonomic dysreflexia in neurogenic bladder?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Bradley C Gill, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Oral blocking agents, including terazosin, may be used for prophylaxjis in patients with autonomic dysreflexia. Alternatively, spinal anesthesia may be used as a prophylactic measure whenever bladder instrumentation is to be performed.


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