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

Many health care professionals are unaware of the benefits and necessity of the Tiemann tip catheter

January 12 2021

The use of Tiemann tips for intermittent self catheterisation could benefit many patients with complex catheterisation needs and with the right education, health care professionals can enhance patient care and reduce the strain on health care resources by avoiding further complications.

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Topics: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS), ISC, Self-catheterisation, BPH