[Acute urinary retention: a few simple rules for a successful catheterization].

Abstract

Acute urinary retention is a common emergency condition in elderly men. Transurethral and suprapubic catheterization are easy and safe procedures provided that a few simple rules are followed. Primarily, a transurethral catheter is placed if there is no urethral injury or stricture. Local anaesthesia of the urethra up to the sphincter region and a well… (More)
DOI: 10.1024/0040-5930/a000636

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