An Encrustation Model for Urinary Catheter Assessments

Li, Gary.
2017

Abstract: Patients requiring long term urinary catheterization suffer from encrustation and catheter blockage, issues associated with urinary tract infections, urine reflux, and kidney failure. The encrustation model developed here establishes a high-throughput assay to evaluate comparative encrustation formation as a function of different substrates and surfaces. This design uses a peristaltic pu... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012502
ID: tufts:22414
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