A comparison of various methods to burst Foley catheter balloons and the risk of free-fragment formation


Gulmez I. , Ekmekcioglu O. , KARACAGIL M.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.77, no.5, pp.716-718, 1996 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1464-410x.1996.98017.x
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.716-718

Abstract

Objective To compare the efficiencies of bursting balloons and the risks of forming free fragments after rupture using needles, the stylet of a ureteric catheter, instillation with ether or overinflation.