suprapubic


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suprapubic

 [soo″prah-pu´bik]
above the pubes.

su·pra·pu·bic

(sū'pră-pyū'bik),
Above the pubic bone.

suprapubic

Referring to the region on the centre of the front wall of the abdomen immediately above the pubic bone.
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A 47-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital presenting with gross hematuria, dysuria and suprapubic pain during micturition, and she had a moderate asthma exacerbation at the same time.
The patient was managed with continuous drainage via the suprapubic catheter and a course of broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Also, isthmoplasty resolved the post-menstrual abnormal uterine bleeding and suprapubic pelvic pain in all patients
During the follow-up period, a suprapubic catheter was placed because of a gradually increasing post-void residual urine volume, and the patient was referred to us for further work-up.
Suprapubic catheterisation is used if it isn't possible to pass a catheter up the urethra - for example, if it's abnormally narrow - and is usually reserved for men.
The new suprapubic appeared to solve a number of problems, including the supposed lack of back pressure, because if the catheter became obstructed the urine could often escape around the suprapubic catheter or occasionally through the urethra.
per ml of a single species in a specimen obtained by suprapubic aspiration in symptomatic patients [9].
It can be argued that the most accurate method of obtaining urine for culture in infants is by means of suprapubic aspiration.
Alexia is a 17-year-old female being seen for dysuria, frequency, urgency with urination, and suprapubic pain.
A 63-year-old male presented to our institution for evaluation due to a painful mass overlying his suprapubic area that had begun to interfere with his occupation.
We present a 9-week-old male infant admitted with urosepsis and renal failure, who had prior unsuccessful catheterization attempts, whereby temporary urinary drainage was achieved with suprapubic placement of a double-J stent.
Apply gauze soaked in cold sterile saline to the suprapubic area to stimulate infants ages 1 to 12 months to provide a clean-catch urine sample.