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Novel urocatheter for improved diagnosis of urinary incontinence

15.12.2014

Scientist at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, have developed a new microtip measuring catheter that is equipped with a triaxial acceleration sensor and several pressure sensors around its circumference. The novel urodynamic catheter has been specifically developed for the diagnosis of urinary incontinence. Its considerable improvement in diagnosis allows for an optimized treatment of incontinence. A prototype of the catheter is currently subject to animal testing.

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