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Evid Based Complement Alternat Med


The Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation on Postoperative Catheter-Related Bladder Discomfort in Patients Undergoing Transurethral Resection of the Prostate.


Liang D, Jin SH, Huang LD, Ren YL, Du ZH, Wang L, Ren Y, Yang KN, Wang J, Yu J
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2021; 2021:6691459.
PMID: 33628313.


Catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD), an extremely distressing complication secondary to an indwelling urinary catheterization, is frequently reported in patients with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), postoperatively. A prospective, randomized, controlled, double-blind study was designed to assess the efficacy of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) as a treatment for CRBD in patients undergoing TURP.