Science Alert: We are all equal, but some are more equal than others? Gender-specific differences in bladder management

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, February 5, 2019

We are all human beings but let’s face it, our anatomy is not the same. Men and women experience gender-specific challenges when it comes to urological complications and there are differences that need to be taken into account when addressing these problems. 

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder management

Science Alert: Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction from 3 perspectives - spinal cord injury, spina bifida, and multiple sclerosis.

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, January 30, 2019

One common reason behind lower urinary tract dysfunction is neurological damage secondary to spinal cord injury (SCI), spina bifida, or multiple sclerosis. Even though the everyday situation is different for people living with these conditions, they share many problems linked to their bladder.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Does catheter choice matter? Three key features for better adherence

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, December 14, 2018

Intermittent catheterization is a therapy that comes with many barriers. Barriers sometimes prevent practicing intermittent catheterization accurately and as a result the positive outcomes are lost.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)

Science Alert: Intermittent catheterization – 4 myths and facts to resolve

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, December 12, 2018

Intermittent emptying of the bladder using a catheter (i.e. intermittent catheterization) is a first choice therapy for people with voiding dysfunctions. 

 

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Topics: Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction

Let's talk about bladder and bowel interactions!

Posted by Alexandra Pém, December 10, 2018

An open dialogue about coexisting symptoms is an essential for building a foundation for better clinical outcomes and increased quality of life.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction