Introduction

Persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) commonly encounter problems with urinary and bladder function. These problems can result in urinary incontinence, increased urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder stones and other lower urinary tract disorders. They can also potentially lead to kidney deterioration, failure and even death.

Data indicates that:

It is clear that identification of the type of voiding dysfunction, appropriate bladder management and follow-up are essential to the acute and longterm health of the patient with SCI.


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