Physical predictors of infection in patients treated with clean intermittent catheterization: a prospective 7-year study.

@article{Bakke1997PhysicalPO,
  title={Physical predictors of infection in patients treated with clean intermittent catheterization: a prospective 7-year study.},
  author={August Magnar Bakke and Asbj\orn Digranes and Per Age H\oisaeter},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={85-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To study urinary tract complications in patients treated using long-term clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), and to evaluate the physical factors which might be implicated in these complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS During 1995, 170 patients (84 men and 86 women, mean age 56.9 years) with a mean duration of use of CIC for 8.8 years were assessed for complications related to CIC. The same patients had participated in a thorough follow-up study during 1988-9 and were examined… CONTINUE READING

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