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Uro-check in paraplegics

(A survey of pathological changes of urinary tract in paraplegics)

Abstract

On the basis of a Uro-check list, drawn up by the rehabilitation centre Tobelbad near Graz, 120 spinal cord injured persons were followed up, identifying changes in the urological tract. The classification and evaluation of the urological complications revealed a high percentage of severe changes which had occurred during the first decade after the accident. As a consequence it must be ensured that spinal cord injured persons receive yearly check-ups in a urological oriented rehabilitation centre where all modern examination methods, including electronic techniques for the measure-ment of intravesical pressure and urethral resistance, are available.

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Terbizan, A., Zurbecky, G. Uro-check in paraplegics. Spinal Cord 14, 47–49 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.1976.7

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