Physical complications in patients treated with clean intermittent catheterization.

@article{Bakke1993PhysicalCI,
  title={Physical complications in patients treated with clean intermittent catheterization.},
  author={August Magnar Bakke and Stein Emil Vollset and Per Age H\oisaeter and Lorentz M. Irgens},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={1993},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={55-61}
}
To characterize and quantify complications related to clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) 302 out-patients were followed for a mean period of 13 months. The main problems were minor bleeding in connection with the procedure and infections. Except for two patients with recurrent strictures, no serious urethral complications were detected. One or more episodes of cystopyelitis were experienced by 5.6% of the patients. Long term major problems of infectious origin affected only 2.6% while 24… CONTINUE READING

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