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Comparison of the use of conventional, hydrophilic and gel-lubricated catheters with regard to urethral micro trauma, urinary system infection, and patient satisfaction in patients with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled study.

Authors
  • Sarica, S1
  • Akkoc, Y
  • Karapolat, H
  • Aktug, H
  • 1 Ege University Medical Faculty Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Bornova/Izmir, Turkey. , (Turkey)
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2010
Volume
46
Issue
4
Pages
473–479
Identifiers
PMID: 20445490
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The hydrophilic and gel-lubricated catheters represent an attractive alternative to standard PVC catheters for urological rehabilitation in patients with spinal cord injuries.

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