Desire to micturate
Capio TVM (n = 7) Conventional TVM (n = 9) Present 3 9 Absent 4 0 TABLE 3: Postoperative course.
In our study average time to micturate
was 192 mins, while minimum time was 142 mins and maximum time was 300 mins.
Irrespective of the micturition postponing behavior, the maximum capacity to hold urine, as depicted by intense desire to micturate
and lower abdominal pain, cannot be altered although voluntary control can play its role under unfavourable conditions in terms of availability of place (vacant toilet) and its hygiene.
A 65-year-old male patient had complaints of inability to micturate
since 3 years, despite presence of sensation of bladder fullness.
They also recorded whether and how this pain altered with a need to micturate
or micturition, and/or a need to defecate or defecation, again using a pain VAS.