Patients require catheters that reduce the number of urinary tract infections

April 1, 2020

Urinary tract infection (UTI) can be a common complication of intermittent catheterization. This study was conducted to determine how important it is to catheter users to avoid UTIs and other complications.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Willingness-to-pay for intermittent urinary catheters

March 25, 2020

Satisfaction with catheter type among patients using urinary catheters may vary, but it is hard to measure satisfaction and convenience with conventional methods. Instead, a willingness-to-pay approach may yield insights.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Functional constipation in adults and children

March 18, 2020

Functional constipation is more common than you may think, up to 9.5 % of children and 14% of adults worldwide are affected. Functional constipation is when there is no known underlying cause such as a neurogenic or organic disease.

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Topics: functional bowel, bowel disorder, functional constipation

How to choose the best TAI system?

February 10, 2020

Choosing the optimal irrigation system for each individual may dictate success and long-term adherence, but the choice can be overwhelming.

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Topics: Scientific Article, Transanal irrigation (TAI)

96% of SCI patients at risk of UTI – can this be avoided?

January 29, 2020

This is the first study performed in Nepal to identify the rate of intermittent catheterization (IC) continuation after a rehabilitation program, among individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI). 

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