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What is a urinary catheter?

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Dr. James Krick
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In brief: Catheter

A flexible tube placed into the bladder through the urethra for the purpose of draining urine from the bladder.

In brief: Catheter

A flexible tube placed into the bladder through the urethra for the purpose of draining urine from the bladder.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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In brief: Urine Drainage Tube

The most common is called a foley catheter.
It is inserted through the urethra and into the bladder. Somtimes the tube is inserted through the skin in the lower part of the abdomen and this is called a suprapubic catheter.

In brief: Urine Drainage Tube

The most common is called a foley catheter.
It is inserted through the urethra and into the bladder. Somtimes the tube is inserted through the skin in the lower part of the abdomen and this is called a suprapubic catheter.
Dr. Barry Browne
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