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A 60-year-old male asked:

When having a r cfa endarterectomy should the patient have a catheter during the procedure.

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Dr. Joseph Gutman
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Well...: If you are having a procedure that requires close monitoring of fluids, or there is a chance you might have difficulty urinating, there is a need for a Foley catheter, otherwise, if you can urinate in a receptacle, no there is no need. Take into account that different Drs and institutions have different protocols and these are created with thought and prevention in mind

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