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After transurethral bladder resection-- -catheter or no catheter

1 year 7 months ago #54815 by sara.anne
No, a catheter is not always necessary. It depends on where the tumor is located and how deep the biopsy needs to go. Also, males often need a catheter more often than females. The answer is "it all depends." Your urologist is being honest with you. He will not know until the procedure is over.

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1 year 7 months ago #54814 by jones
My urologist said then after the procedure I would likely not need a Catheter.

However he said there may be possibilities that I would need a catheter after the procedure and would have to have it in for one week

. I'm a bit confused about that.

After the transurethral bladder resection isn't it always required to have a catheter?

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