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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it contraindicated to use a urinary catheter to a patient with myocardial infarction?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
No: No, not if needed for urinary retension.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Not contraindicated: It's commonly done to accurately measure "i&os" (total volume intake and output).
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