All three authors are affiliated with Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle: Melinda Kurtz is a urology nurse clinician, D. Kiko Van Zandt is a rehabilitation nurse clinician, and Lyn Sapp is a rehabilitation nurse clinician.
A New Technique in Independent Intermittent Catheterization: The Mitrofanoff Catheterizable Channel
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
1996 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume 21, Issue 6, pages 311–314, November-December 1996
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Kurtz, M. J., Van Zandt, D. K. and Sapp, L. R. (1996), A New Technique in Independent Intermittent Catheterization: The Mitrofanoff Catheterizable Channel. Rehabilitation Nursing, 21: 311–314. doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1996.tb01353.x
- Issue published online: 3 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
The Mitrofanoff continent catheterizable channel is a surgical option that gives rehabilitation patients who have difficulty gaining access to their urethras for clean intermittent catheterization more independence in selfcare. This article presents a historical review, pre- and postoperative nursing assessment, nursing care, and a case study.