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catheter

Med a long slender flexible tube for inserting into a natural bodily cavity or passage for introducing or withdrawing fluid, such as urine or blood

catheter

[′kath·ə·dər]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular device for insertion into a cavity, duct, or vessel to permit injection or withdrawal of fluids or to establish patency of the passageway.
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Successful tamponade with Rusch balloon catheter, Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, rolled gauze and recently with condom catheter are reported.
Urethral catheters, condom catheters, and nosocomial urinary tract infections.
In 2012, Kampantais and colleagues summarized the literature and detailed 20 patients with penile FEPs; nine of these patients had a history of chronic condom catheter use,[sup.
The downside to condom catheters lies in men's anatomy.
The lowest ranked items were all types of condom catheters with accompanying urine collection devices (leg bags) (mean scores ranged from 17 to 9).
In clean-voided specimens from catheter-free men using condom catheters, [greater than or equal to]10[sup.
Recently Peña and Prada described a rare case of lymphedematous fibroe pithelial polyp of the glans penis not associated with long-term condom catheter use; the patient had a 4-month history of lower urinary tract symptoms.
If you have this type or have had a sphincterotomy, wearing an external collecting device or condom catheter will keep you dry.
The most common are intermittent catheterization program (ICP), condom catheter drainage, indwelling catheter (Foley), suprapubic cystostomy, and the Crede method.
Other minor surgical techniques such as the sphincterotomy and/or the bladder-neck resection allow some people to continue intermittent catheterization or condom catheter drainage rather than requiring the use of an indwelling urethral catheter.
Therefore, when staff identified a need to have more choices of condom catheters for male patients, the task force responded immediately.