How to catheterise a Mitroffanoff

Do you have a mitrofanoff? This short film will refresh your knowledge on how to pass a catheter into the pouch along with problem solving tips.

For this procedure you require:

  • Catheter for catheterisation depending upon the size of the stoma; usually 14Ch
  • Gauze

How to flush a Mitrofanoff

This short film demonstrates how to flush your mitrofanoff to eliminate mucous build up along with problem solving tips.

For this procedure you require:

  • Someone who has been taught to perform this procedure
  • Sterile water or boiled, cooled tap water
  • 50ml bladder syringe
  • Gauze
  • Alcohol-based hand rub
    • Optional equipment:
    • Blunt disposable clamps

Bridget’s top mitrofanoff tips

A patient shares her top tips for self caring with a mitrofanoff.