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Intermittent catheterization spinal cord injury

Charles Joussain, Mélanie Popoff, Véronique Phé, Alexia Even, Laetitia Falcou, Emmanuel Chartier-Kastler, Brigitte Schurch, Pierre Denys
OBJECTIVE: Intradetrusor injection of onabotulinum toxin A (IDIBA) is the third-line therapy for patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO). There is few evidence of long-term efficacy but no study assessed reasons for failure or abandonment of IDIBA and CISC (clean intermittent self-catheterization) combined strategy. We aimed to assess its long-term outcome in NDO management, and analyze failure and discontinuation. MATERIALS/PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed medical records of patients admitted in our neurourology department between 2001 and 2013...
September 2016: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Rebecca Haddad, Alix Verrando, Claire Hentzen, Laura Weglinski, Frédérique Le Breton, Delphine Verollet, Gérard Amarenco
OBJECTIVE: Self-clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) is a part of the arsenal of treatment strategies of neurogenic bladder (1). The acquisition of this technique depends on environment and parameters related to the patients, that can be measured by the FIM score (Functional Independence Measure), validated in various neurological populations (2). The objective of this study is to determine whether disability, as measured by the FIM, is predictive of the acquisition and the retention of CIC...
September 2016: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Victor Cornejo-Dávila, Sergio Durán-Ortiz, Carlos Pacheco-Gahbler
OBJECTIVE: To report the incidence of urethral stricture and its management in patients with spinal cord injury treated with clean intermittent self-catheterization (CIC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical records of 333 patients with spinal cord injury treated with CIC since 2001 were identified, and those who developed a urethral stricture during their follow-up, including their treatment and results achieved, were analyzed. RESULTS: The patients had a median age at the time of injury of 27 years, of which only 14 patients (4...
August 23, 2016: Urology
Mary H Wilde, James M McMahon, Eileen Fairbanks, Judith Brasch, Robert Parshall, Feng Zhang, Sarah Miner, Deborah Thayer, Dan Schneiderman, Brian Harrington
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a new Web-based intermittent catheter self-management intervention. DESIGN: We tested the acceptability and usability of intervention components, which included multiple Web-based materials (an online urinary diary adapted for mobile phone use and an educational booklet), 3 phone calls with a nurse, and a peer-led discussion forum. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: Thirty adults with spinal cord injury using intermittent catheterization for bladder drainage were enrolled; 26 participants received the nurses' phone-based consultations...
September 2016: Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing
Thomas Guiho, Christine Azevedo Coste, Claire Delleci, Jean-Patrick Chenu, Jean-Rodolphe Vignes, Luc Bauchet, David Guiraud
Spinal cord injuries (SCI) result in the loss of movement and sensory feedback as well as organs dysfunctions. For example, nearly all SCI subjects loose their bladder control and are prone to kidney failure if they do not proceed to intermittent (self-) catheterization. Electrical stimulation of the sacral spinal roots with an implantable neuroprosthesis is a promising approach, with commercialized products, to restore continence and control micturition. However, many persons do not ask for this intervention since a surgical deafferentation is needed and the loss of sensory functions and reflexes become serious side effects of this procedure...
June 13, 2016: European Journal of Translational Myology
C Poirier, A Dinh, J Salomon, N Grall, A Andremont, L Bernard
BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a major recurrent problem for spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. Repeated antibiotic treatments contribute to the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria (MDRB). We evaluated the use of weekly oral cycling antibiotics (WOCA) in the prevention of UTIs over a mean follow-up period of 53 months (median follow-up period: 57 months) and analyzed the risk of MDRB emergence. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study of adult SCI patients with neurogenic bladder who were receiving the WOCA regimen...
September 2016: Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses
Jia Wang, Yanbing Zhai, Jiani Wu, Shitong Zhao, Jing Zhou, Zhishun Liu
No systematic review has been published on the use of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic urinary retention (CUR) due to spinal cord injury (SCI). The aim of this review was to assess the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture for CUR due to SCI. Three randomized controlled trials (RCTs) including 334 patients with CUR due to SCI were included. Meta-analysis showed that acupuncture plus rehabilitation training was much better than rehabilitation training alone in decreasing postvoid residual (PVR) urine volume (MD -109...
2016: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: ECAM
Juliette Hascoet, Andrea Manunta, Charlène Brochard, Alexis Arnaud, Mireille Damphousse, Hélène Menard, Jacques Kerdraon, Hubert Journel, Isabelle Bonan, Sylvie Odent, Benjamin Fremond, Laurent Siproudhis, Xavier Gamé, Benoit Peyronnet
CONTEXT: Bladder management in spina bifida patients relies on clean intermittent catheterization and oral antimuscarinics with a significant failure rate. The efficacy of intradetrusor injections of botulinum toxin has been confirmed in patients with spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis but not in patients with myelomeningocele. OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review of current evidence regarding the efficacy of intra-detrusor injections of Botulinum Toxin A (BTX-A) in spina bifida patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) refractory to antimuscarinics...
May 17, 2016: Neurourology and Urodynamics
Sara Yasami, Mehryar Khadem, Golsa Safaei, Sahar Latifi, Davood Koushki, Manijeh Yazdanshenas Ghazwin
OBJECTIVES: In this study, we compared the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) using different bladder emptying methods including normal spontaneous micturition (NSM), micturition with assisted maneuvers (MAM), aseptic intermittent catheterization by patient (IC-P), aseptic IC by an attendant/caregiver (IC-A) and indwelling catheterization. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: Tertiary rehabilitation center...
April 22, 2016: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
Tarek El-Ghazaly, Chad Ellimoottil, John Wheeler, Larissa Bresler
The association between the development of bladder cancer and chronic bladder irritation is well established in the literature. Chronic urinary tract irritation can be the result of bacterial infections, foreign bodies, trauma of repeated catheterization, neurogenic bladder, urolithiasis, or chronic bladder outlet obstruction, all which have been implicated in the pathogenesis of non-bilharzial squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder (SCC). With many of the aforementioned factors present in patients with spinal cord injury, several retrospective studies have demonstrated a 16-28 fold increased relative risk of bladder cancer, with SCC accounting for 10 times more cases of bladder cancer compared to the general population...
September 2015: Current Urology
D V Zlatev, K Shem, C S Elliott
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis. OBJECTIVES: In patients with spinal cord injury, limitations in upper extremity (UE) motor function are cited as a reason for the lack of adherence to clean intermittent catheterization (CIC). By examining the UE function in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients, we aim to provide insight into why CIC 'dropout' occurs and determine a more appropriate target percentage for CIC in this patient population. SETTING: United States centers participating in National Spinal Cord Injury Database (NSCID)...
April 2016: Spinal Cord
Matthew Ho, Lynn Stothers, Darren Lazare, Brian Tsang, Andrew Macnab
INTRODUCTION: Many patients conduct internet searches to manage their own health problems, to decide if they need professional help, and to corroborate information given in a clinical encounter. Good information can improve patients' understanding of their condition and their self-efficacy. Patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) featuring neurogenic bladder (NB) require knowledge and skills related to their condition and need for intermittent catheterization (IC). METHODS: Information quality was evaluated in videos accessed via YouTube relating to NB and IC using search terms "neurogenic bladder intermittent catheter" and "spinal cord injury intermittent catheter...
September 2015: Canadian Urological Association Journal, Journal de L'Association des Urologues du Canada
J Krebs, J Wöllner, J Pannek
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective investigation. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association of patient and injury characteristics, as well as bladder management, with the occurrence of patient-reported, symptomatic urinary tract infection(s) UTI(s) in patients with chronic neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction (NLUTD). SETTING: Tertiary urologic referral center. METHODS: The patient database was screened for patients with chronic (>12 months) NLUTD who had presented between 2008 and 2012...
September 2016: Spinal Cord
J Krebs, J Wöllner, J Pannek
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective investigation. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association of patient and injury characteristics with bladder evacuation by indwelling catheterization in patients with chronic neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction (NLUTD). SETTING: Tertiary urologic referral center. METHODS: The patient database was screened for patients with chronic (>12 months) NLUTD. Patient characteristics and bladder management details were collected...
August 2016: Spinal Cord
Xiumei Xu, Yanlong Xu
OBJECTIVE: To compare the differences in the clinical efficacy on neurogenic bladder after spinal cord injury (SCD between the matrix needling technique combined with rehabilitation training and rehabilitation training in the patients. METHODS: Sixty patients of SCI neurogenic bladder were randomized into an observation group (29 cases) and a control group (31 cases). In the control group, the conventional rehabilitation therapy, the intermittent catheterization and bladder function training were adopted, once every day, for 4 weeks totally...
July 2015: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Fahed Selmi, Peter L Hughes, Gurpreet Singh, Bakul M Soni
BACKGROUND: Spinal cord injury patients, who manage their bladder using a condom catheter, are at risk of developing urine retention when they consume large volumes of alcoholic drinks within a short period of time. CASE PRESENTATION: A male tetraplegic patient had been managing satisfactorily penile sheath drainage for 8 years. He went out socializing during which he consumed large volumes of alcohol but did not take any recreational drugs. The following morning, he noticed distension of the lower abdomen and passed urine in dribbles...
2015: International Medical Case Reports Journal
Murat Ersöz, Engin Koyuncu, Müfit Akyüz, Neşe Özgirgin
OBJECTIVES: We retrospectively evaluated the frequency of changing to 4/day intermittent catheterization (IC) in patients with subacute spinal cord injury (SCI) who had been initiated on IC 6 times a day and started oral anticholinergic treatment following urodynamic investigation for decreased maximum cystometric capacity and undergone a follow-up urodynamic study within 45 days. The goal of the study was to see if the second urodynamic study was necessary. METHODS: The frequency of shifting to 4/day IC was investigated retrospectively in 27 patients with subacute SCI who were prescribed 6/day IC...
May 2016: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
S Mukai, K Shigemura, M Nomi, A Sengoku, F Yamamichi, M Fujisawa, S Arakawa
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to investigate the clinical risk factors for febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in spinal cord injury-associated neurogenic bladder (NB) patients who perform routine clean intermittent catheterization (CIC). SETTING: Rehabilitation Hospital, Kobe, Japan. METHODS: Over a 3-year period, we retrospectively assessed the clinical risk factors for febrile UTI in 259 spinal cord injury patients diagnosed as NB and performing routine CIC with regard to the factors such as gender, the presence of pyuria and bacteriuria, and the categories of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale...
January 2016: Spinal Cord
Jacinthe J E Adriaansen, Floris W A van Asbeck, Marga Tepper, Willemijn X Faber, Johanna M A Visser-Meily, Laetitia M O de Kort, Marcel W M Post
Objectives To describe bladder-emptying methods used by people with long-term spinal cord injury (SCI) and to determine usage differences in relation to time since injury, sex, lesion level and completeness of lesion. Furthermore, to evaluate the relationship between bladder emptying methods and the impact of neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction (NLUTD) on quality of life (QoL). Design Cross-sectional multicenter study. Setting Dutch community. Participants Persons dependent on wheelchairs (N = 282) with traumatic or non-traumatic SCI for ≥10 years and age at injury of 18-35 years...
October 8, 2015: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
Peter W New, Louise Dillon
BACKGROUND: Urodynamics (UDs) are routine in traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), but there are few reports regarding nontraumatic spinal cord myelopathy (SCM) patients. PURPOSE: To describe the neurogenic bladder and UD outcomes in SCM patients and determine whether the UD recommendations result in clinically important changes to bladder management. METHODS: This retrospective case study examined a series of SCM patients admitted to a spinal rehabilitation service who underwent UDs between January 1, 2000 and June 30, 2010...
2015: Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
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