Suprapubic stab cystostomy: a safer technique Academic Article uri icon


  • Suprapubic catheters have gained wide acceptance in urology. Although many regard their insertion a simple procedure, morbidity is significant and is probably underreported. We describe a percutaneous technique using intraoperative ultrasonography combined with flexible cystoscopy to ensure safe insertion, minimizing the risk to adjacent viscera.

publication date

  • November 2003