Early catheter removal following transurethral prostatectomy: overnight catheterization.

@article{Aslan2002EarlyCR,
  title={Early catheter removal following transurethral prostatectomy: overnight catheterization.},
  author={G{\"u}ven Aslan and Ilhan Çelebi and Deniz Arslan and Ahmet Adil Esen},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2002},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={105-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine the safety and feasibility of catheter removal on the first morning after transurethral prostatectomy. METHODS Fifty-four patients who underwent transurethral prostatectomy were included in a prospective study. The decision to remove the catheters on the first morning after surgery was based on the color of the catheter effluent, absence of clots, normal vital signs and adequate urine output. Patients who voided successfully were discharged on the same day… CONTINUE READING