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Long term indwelling urethral catheterisation for congenital neuropathic bladder.
  1. A M Rickwood,
  2. N H Philp,
  3. D G Thomas

    Abstract

    Long term urethral catheterisation remains an important and effective method of achieving dryness and maintaining renal function in children with congenital neuropathic bladders. Those most likely to require an indwelling catheter are girls who are severely disabled because of myelomeningocele. The management of such catheterisation and its consequences, in the light of our experience with a 100 children treated over a 12 year period, is described.

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