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Nephrostomy Drainage Bag
Hello my mum was nephrostomy because of breast cancer and her ureter obstacle so she is under chemioterapy . 2 days ago she did chemo I saw some white particles in her urin tub . Please help me .
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A drainage bag.: A nephrostomy tube is placed through the skin of the flank, to drain urine from the kidney. This is usually due to some kind of obstruction of the kidney or ureter. This tube leads out and drains to a drainage bag. Several types of bags exist, usually with a "luer-lock" connector that fastens to the tube. Other bags used by interventional radiology such as bile bags may be used. ...Read more
I just got a nephrostomy tube put in yesterday. There is now white flake/string like stuff floating around in the bag (not a lot). Is that normal?
My dad has the 600 cc nephrostomy bag but we need a larger capacity bag for overnight so my folks don't have to get up to drain...Can you help me? I want the luer-lock if possible.
Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op
Paper tape : Try paper tape or hypo-allergenic tape eye docs and plastic surgeons use on face. ...Read more
What should I use other than plaster to jeep my nephrostomy in place, as I am allergic to plaster!?
See below: There are non allergenic tape available in the market. ...Read more