Catheter-related injuries as cause of acute surgical condition within abdomen

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Abstract

Three cases of an acute surgical condition within the abdomen secondary to complications of chronic urethral catheters are reported. Common factors in the history and varying mechanisms for the injuries are discussed. Need for including catheter-related injuries in the differential diagnosis of an acute surgical condition of the abdomen is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalUrology
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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