Silver hydrogel urinary catheters: evaluation of safety and efficacy in single patient with chronic spinal cord injury.

Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a large health burden for patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) who have neurogenic bladder dysfunction, especially those patients using indwelling catheters. One method that has shown promise in recent years is the use of a silver hydrogel catheter (SHC). This article describes the outcome of a subject who was part of a… (More)

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@article{Estores2008SilverHU, title={Silver hydrogel urinary catheters: evaluation of safety and efficacy in single patient with chronic spinal cord injury.}, author={Irene M Estores and Deborah Olsen and Orlando G{\'o}mez-Mar{\'i}n}, journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development}, year={2008}, volume={45 1}, pages={135-9} }