Our Publications

Our Publications

NF Davis, EM Cunnane, RO’C Mooney, JC Forde, MT Walsh. Clinical Evaluation of a Safety-device to Prevent Urinary Catheter Inflation Related Injuries. Urology. In Press, Corrected Proof. Available online 1 March 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2018.02.026

NF Davis, EM Cunnane, RO’C Mooney, J Hess, MT Walsh. Characterisation of human urethral rupture thresholds for urinary catheter inflation related injuries. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Volume 83, July 2018, 102-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.04.015

January 2018 – Granted European Patent for the TUC Safety Valve (EP3057644 B1)

NF Davis, EM Cunnane, ROC Mooney, RP Manecksha, JA Thornhill, MT Walsh. Quantification of User and Manufacturer Variabilities in Urinary Catheter Anchoring Balloon Inflation and Mitigation of Variability by Flow Resistance. 2017. Urology. Volume 102, 258-263.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2016.11.037

October 2016 – Granted US Patent on the TUC Safety Valve (US9474877B2)

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NF Davis, MR Quinlan, NR Bhatt, C Browne, E MacCraith, R Manecksha, MT Walsh, JA Thornhill, D Mulvin. Incidence, Cost, Complications and Clinical Outcomes of Iatrogenic Urethral Catheterization Injuries: A Prospective Multi-Institutional Study. Journal of Urology. 2016, 196(5), 1473–1477. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2016.05.114

J. Simhan. Editorial – Reducing Iatrogenic Urethral Trauma. The Journal of Urology.  2016. 194 (4) 871-872 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.07.034

NF Davis, RO’C Mooney, CV Cunnane, EM Cunnane, JA Thornhill, MT Walsh. Preventing Urethral Trauma from Inadvertent Inflation of Catheter Balloon in the Urethra during Catheterization: Evaluation of a Novel Safety Syringe after Correlating Trauma with Urethral Distension and Catheter Balloon Pressure. Journal of Urology. 2015, 194(4), 1138–1145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.02.083

NF Davis, M Abdelrahman, CV Cunnane, EM Cunnane, MT Walsh, JA Thornhill. The Variable Flow Characteristics for Different Brands of 3-Way Urinary Catheters: Proposing an Alternate and Accurate Standardised Labelling System. Urology. 2016 89, 155-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2015.12.022

NF Davis, RO Mooney, MF O’Brien, MT. Walsh. Attitudes among junior doctors towards improving the transurethral catheterisation process. Ir J Med Sci. 2015 Jun;184(2):365-7. https://doi.org/10.10
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Supporting Publications

“SummaryArun Z. Thomas, Subhasis K. Giri, David Meagher and Tom Creagh – 2009

AVOIDABLE IATROGENIC COMPLICATIONS OF URETHRAL CATHETERIZATION AND INADEQUATE INTERN TRAINING IN A TERTIARY-CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL

“SummaryVaidyanathan Subramanian1, Bakul M. Soni , Peter L. Hughes , Gurpreet Singh3 and Tun Oo – 2016

THE RISK OF INTRA-URETHRAL FOLEY CATHETER BALLOON INFLATION IN SPINAL CORD-INJURED PATIENTS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RETROSPECTIVE CASE SERIES

“SummaryDr Shahid Mehmood, FRCS, Dr Zeeshan Qadeer, Dr Khalid Farouk, FRCS, FCPS, Dr. Iram Batool Nadeem, FCPS – 2011

URETHRA CATHERIZATION

“SummaryRoger C. L. Feneley, Ian B. Hopley & Peter N. T. Wells – 2015

URINARY CATHETERS: HISTORY, CURRENT STATUS, ADVERSE EVENTS AND RESEARCH AGENDA