PMID: 40492Jan 1, 1979

Prevention and treatment of urinary infection in patients with an indwelling catheter: continuous vesical irrigation with a mixed antibiotic solution of neomycin and polymyxin B

Annales de l'anesthésiologie française
G LeroyerA Tournoux


A method of continuous lavage of the bladder using a solution containing a mixture of Neomycine and Polymyxine-B was tried out in 32 patients with indwelling urinary catheters. To do this, a three-channel catheter was used, lubricated with an antibacterial cream and connected to a plastic container which could be emptied without removing the catheter. This method of treatment, which was effective, well tolerated and simple to use, would appear to be a useful addition to the prevention and treatment of urinary infections in patients with in-dwelling catheters.

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