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Intermittent Urethral Catheterization Summary

Description: Insertion of a catheter into the urethra to drain the urine from the bladder at intervals as needed.

Also Known As: Clean Intermittent Catheterization; Urethral Self-Catheterization; Catheterization, Intermittent Urethral; Catheterizations, Intermittent Urethral; Intermittent Urethral Catheterizations; Self-Catheterization, Urethral; Self-Catheterizations, Urethral; Urethral Catheterization, Intermittent; Urethral Catheterizations, Intermittent; Urethral Self Catheterization; Urethral Self-Catheterizations

Networked: 313 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 29 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Intermittent Urethral Catheterization is Relevant

  1. Neurogenic Urinary Bladder (Bladder, Neurogenic) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 87 results
  2. Spinal Cord Injuries (Spinal Cord Injury) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 27 results
  3. Urinary Incontinence : 3 outcomes in 16 results
  4. Infection : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 19 results
  5. Ataxia (Dyssynergia) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 7 results
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Drugs Related to Intermittent Urethral Catheterization

  1. oxybutynin (Tavor)
  2. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)
  3. Methylprednisolone
  4. Cholinergic Antagonists (Anticholinergics)
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  6. Muscarinic Antagonists
  7. Deamino Arginine Vasopressin (Desmopressin)
  8. Tablets
  9. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)
  10. Arginine Vasopressin (Argipressin)
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Therapies Related to Intermittent Urethral Catheterization

  1. Cystostomy (Suprapubic Cystostomy)
  2. Catheters
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Urinary Diversion (Ileal Conduit)
  5. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
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