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What could be an indication of urinary cathetirisation?

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Bladder obstruction: Usual indications are urinary bladder outlet obstruction causing inability to void urine, urinary incontinence. Also done for surgical procedure.
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Dr. Alok Agrawal
35 years experience
Relieve obstruction: A tube ( catheter) is passed into the urinary tract to ensure passage of urine- generally if there is obstruction or if the patient does not have control for eg. Post operatively.
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Last updated Dec 8, 2016
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