Clean intermittent self-catheterization in neuro-urology.

  title={Clean intermittent self-catheterization in neuro-urology.},
  author={Paolo Di Benedetto},
  journal={European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={47 4},
Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction (NLUTD) is commonly encountered in rehabilitation settings, and is caused by a variety of pathologies. The management of spinal cord injury (SCI) has been the model of reference for the management of other pathologies with NLUTD. The introduction of intermittent catheterization (IC) led to decline in renal related mortality in SCI patients and allowed an improvement of quality of life (QoL) in all neurogenic patients with NLUTD. IC could be sterile… CONTINUE READING


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