How use of urinary catheters after prostate surgery can affect outcomes

September 17 2021

Although urethral catheter placement is routine after surgical procedures of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), no guidelines inform the duration of catheter use.
Results from ratings provided by a multidisciplinary panel in the US offer guidance in decreasing practice variation thereby reducing postoperative risks and improving the consistency and quality of care for patients undergoing surgery.

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Topics: Enlarged Prostate, ISC, Catheterisation, BPH, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia