• Suprapubic compared with transurethral bladder catheterization for gynecologic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

      Healy, Eibhlín F; Walsh, Colin A; Cotter, Amanda M; Walsh, Stewart R; Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, and National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. (2012-09)
      Suprapubic catheterization is commonly used for postoperative bladder drainage after gynecologic procedures. However, recent studies have suggested an increased rate of complications compared with urethral catheterization. We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing suprapubic catheterization and urethral catheterization in gynecologic populations.