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Multi-centre, prospective evaluation of the Seldinger technique for difficult male urethral catheter insertions by non-urology trained doctors.

Authors
  • Yuminaga, Yuigi1
  • Kam, Jonathan1, 2
  • Louie-Johnsun, Mark1, 2
  • 1 Department of Urology, Gosford District Hospital, Gosford, NSW, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 2 University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia. , (Australia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Urology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
120 Suppl 3
Pages
21–27
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/bju.13928
PMID: 28872750
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Our study is the first to validate the safety and effectiveness of the Seldinger technique for difficult male IDC insertion performed by NUT doctors. This technique can be taught via video education and thus has important implications for health services where urological support is not readily available.

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