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Male Foley Catheter Application Demonstration
Male Foley Catheter Application Demonstration
Published: 2012/06/05
Channel: UAB-SCIMS
Performing urethrovesical catheterization (Foley Probe) in female patients (ro - en)
Performing urethrovesical catheterization (Foley Probe) in female patients (ro - en)
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: MedLang Palliative
Catheterization for Female Patient
Catheterization for Female Patient
Published: 2013/06/22
Channel: Ahmed Ali
How To Insertion Female Foley Catheter||Indwelling Urinary Catheter||How to Put Foley Catheter
How To Insertion Female Foley Catheter||Indwelling Urinary Catheter||How to Put Foley Catheter
Published: 2016/09/29
Channel: Nursing Skills
Female Catheter Insertion
Female Catheter Insertion
Published: 2008/02/08
Channel: sterilefield
Emergency Suprapubic Catheter Placement
Emergency Suprapubic Catheter Placement
Published: 2018/01/05
Channel: Larry Mellick
How to Change Your Urinary (Foley) Catheter Drainage Bag
How to Change Your Urinary (Foley) Catheter Drainage Bag
Published: 2015/10/13
Channel: Memorial Sloan Kettering
FTM UPDATE: Supra Pubic Catheter Removal
FTM UPDATE: Supra Pubic Catheter Removal
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: Billy-Joe newington
Urinary catheterization of a male dog
Urinary catheterization of a male dog
Published: 2016/03/28
Channel: Bernie Hansen
Male Cat Urinary Catheter
Male Cat Urinary Catheter
Published: 2017/05/29
Channel: Chelsea Gonzales
Laura Nelson urinary catheter video validation
Laura Nelson urinary catheter video validation
Published: 2016/01/26
Channel: Neil Nelson
Presley
Presley's First Catheter | Day 1564 | ActOutGames
Published: 2017/09/28
Channel: actoutgames
Intermittent Bladder Irrigation   Two Way Catheter Irrigation
Intermittent Bladder Irrigation Two Way Catheter Irrigation
Published: 2017/05/15
Channel: Med School 101
Catheter - Before Surgery
Catheter - Before Surgery
Published: 2012/12/07
Channel: Frazierhughes.com
WTF... I pulled my Catheter out!
WTF... I pulled my Catheter out!
Published: 2018/01/16
Channel: Live To Roll
Irrigating a Urinary Catheter
Irrigating a Urinary Catheter
Published: 2017/05/03
Channel: Med School 101
Foley catheter placement for surgery
Foley catheter placement for surgery
Published: 2017/01/19
Channel: Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery
Indwelling Catheter Insertion - Nursing Skills Video
Indwelling Catheter Insertion - Nursing Skills Video
Published: 2017/03/10
Channel: ecogorman
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
Published: 2012/02/14
Channel: ReWAWorkFirst
Urinary Catheter Care | UCLA Urology
Urinary Catheter Care | UCLA Urology
Published: 2013/09/23
Channel: UCLA Health
How to insert a Foley Catheter Male I Foley Catheter sterile technique
How to insert a Foley Catheter Male I Foley Catheter sterile technique
Published: 2016/08/30
Channel: EmpoweRN
Removal of Foley Catheter (Male)
Removal of Foley Catheter (Male)
Published: 2015/01/22
Channel: Covenant Health
Catheter Caused Bladder Damage
Catheter Caused Bladder Damage
Published: 2016/01/30
Channel: No Catheter
Foley Catheter Insertion Female | How to Insert a Foley Catheter Sterile Technique
Foley Catheter Insertion Female | How to Insert a Foley Catheter Sterile Technique
Published: 2014/07/22
Channel: RegisteredNurseRN
Intravenous Catheter Placement
Intravenous Catheter Placement
Published: 2013/06/06
Channel: Anesthesia101
How to Irrigate a Foley Catheter?
How to Irrigate a Foley Catheter?
Published: 2017/07/26
Channel: LIFE COACH
How to Remove Your Urinary (Foley) Catheter
How to Remove Your Urinary (Foley) Catheter
Published: 2015/08/14
Channel: Memorial Sloan Kettering
CNA ESSENTIAL SKILLS - Catheter Care for Female (6:54)
CNA ESSENTIAL SKILLS - Catheter Care for Female (6:54)
Published: 2012/08/14
Channel: R Mayer
Catheterization of Male with Foleys Catheter
Catheterization of Male with Foleys Catheter
Published: 2015/08/20
Channel: Medindia Videos
How to use a catheter for boys in wheelchair – using SpeediCath®
How to use a catheter for boys in wheelchair – using SpeediCath®
Published: 2015/05/28
Channel: Coloplast Stoma Care
Cardiac Catheterization via Femoral Artery
Cardiac Catheterization via Femoral Artery
Published: 2012/04/03
Channel: Robinson Visual Science
Male Self Catheterization with Touchless Catheter - Instruction Video
Male Self Catheterization with Touchless Catheter - Instruction Video
Published: 2012/11/04
Channel: Chris Tompkins
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - Catheter Patient Ads - November 12, 2017
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - Catheter Patient Ads - November 12, 2017
Published: 2017/11/13
Channel: That Hat Guy
How To Use A Urinary Hydrophilic Straight Male Catheter
How To Use A Urinary Hydrophilic Straight Male Catheter
Published: 2016/12/07
Channel: MTG Catheters Medical Technologies of Georgia
How to Remove a Foley Catheter
How to Remove a Foley Catheter
Published: 2015/02/24
Channel: Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Catheter Patient Ad #2 (March 15, 2017)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Catheter Patient Ad #2 (March 15, 2017)
Published: 2017/03/13
Channel: That Hat Guy
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion.mp4
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion.mp4
Published: 2012/06/12
Channel: Barry Bloom
How to flush your Suprapubic catheter
How to flush your Suprapubic catheter
Published: 2016/05/20
Channel: Live To Roll
Catheter Removal | Plastic Surgeon Dr. Katzen Beverly Hills | Los Angeles | Las Vegas
Catheter Removal | Plastic Surgeon Dr. Katzen Beverly Hills | Los Angeles | Las Vegas
Published: 2015/08/20
Channel: Timothy Katzen
Rusch MMG Intermittent Catheter Closed System: Female
Rusch MMG Intermittent Catheter Closed System: Female
Published: 2016/12/16
Channel: Teleflex
Catheter Cowboy (Christmas): John Oliver
Catheter Cowboy (Christmas): John Oliver's ad as aired on Fox (12/14)
Published: 2017/12/15
Channel: Spencer Brodsky
Foley Catheter Removal.wmv
Foley Catheter Removal.wmv
Published: 2011/01/09
Channel: hawknurse
Perform Catheter Care CNA Skill
Perform Catheter Care CNA Skill
Published: 2012/01/23
Channel: 4yourCNA
Suprapubic Catheter Change
Suprapubic Catheter Change
Published: 2016/12/13
Channel: Clinical Nurse Educator RN
How to Insert and remove a Foley Catheter (with sterile gloving)
How to Insert and remove a Foley Catheter (with sterile gloving)
Published: 2016/02/25
Channel: Angeles Institute
FOLEY CATHETER REMOVAL
FOLEY CATHETER REMOVAL
Published: 2015/09/02
Channel: lizfluty
Coude Catheter Insertion #3
Coude Catheter Insertion #3
Published: 2015/03/22
Channel: Steve Praetsch
Male Catheter Insertion
Male Catheter Insertion
Published: 2008/02/08
Channel: sterilefield
Swan Ganz  Catheter Placement
Swan Ganz Catheter Placement
Published: 2010/01/30
Channel: Mohamed Yehia
Male Foley Catheter Removal - Best Practice Guidelines
Male Foley Catheter Removal - Best Practice Guidelines
Published: 2014/08/14
Channel: uroldrberry
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Single use urinary catheter, 40 cm

In medicine, a catheter is a thin tube made from medical grade materials serving a broad range of functions. Catheters are medical devices that can be inserted in the body to treat diseases or perform a surgical procedure. By modifying the material or adjusting the way catheters are manufactured, it is possible to tailor catheters for cardiovascular, urological, gastrointestinal, neurovascular, and ophthalmic applications.

Catheters can be inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel. Functionally, they allow drainage, administration of fluids or gases, access by surgical instruments, and also perform a wide variety of other tasks depending on the type of catheter.[1] The process of inserting a catheter is catheterization. In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube ("soft" catheter) though catheters are available in varying levels of stiffness depending on the application. A catheter left inside the body, either temporarily or permanently, may be referred to as an indwelling catheter (for example, a peripherally inserted central catheter). A permanently inserted catheter may be referred to as a permcath (originally a trademark).

Uses[edit]

Placement of a catheter into a particular part of the body may allow:

Inventors[edit]

Historical[edit]

Ancient Chinese used onion stalks, the Romans, Hindus, and Greeks used tubes of wood or precious metals [2] The ancient Syrians created catheters from reeds. "Catheter" (from Greek καθετήρ kathetḗr) originally referred to any instrument that was inserted, such as a plug. It comes from the Greek verb καθίεμαι kathíemai, meaning "let down", because the catheter was 'let down' into the body.

Modern[edit]

The earliest invention of the flexible catheter was during the 18th century.[3] Extending his inventiveness to his family's medical problems, Benjamin Franklin invented the flexible catheter in 1752 when his brother John suffered from bladder stones. Franklin's catheter was made of metal with segments hinged together with a wire enclosed to provide rigidity during insertion.[4][5]

According to a footnote in his letter in Volume 4 of the Papers of Benjamin Franklin (1959), Benjamin Franklin credits Francesco Roncelli-Pardino from 1720 as the inventor of a flexible catheter. In fact, Benjamin Franklin claims the flexible catheter may have been designed even earlier.[6]

An early modern application of the catheter was employed by Claude Bernard for the purpose of cardiac catheterization in 1844. The procedure involved entering a horse’s ventricles via the jugular vein and carotid artery. This appears to be an earlier and modern application of the catheter because this catheter approach technique is still performed by neurosurgeons, cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons.[7]

David S. Sheridan was the inventor of the modern disposable catheter in the 1940s. In his lifetime he started and sold four catheter companies and was dubbed the "Catheter King" by Forbes magazine in 1988. He is also credited with the invention of the modern "disposable" plastic endotracheal tube now used routinely in surgery. Prior to his invention, red rubber tubes were used, sterilized, and then re-used, which had a high risk of infection and thus often led to the spread of disease. As a result, Mr Sheridan is credited with saving thousands of lives.

In the early 1900s, a Dubliner named Walsh and a famous Scottish urinologist called Norman Gibbon teamed together to create the standard catheter used in hospitals today. Named after the two creators, it was called the Gibbon-Walsh catheter. The Gibbon and the Walsh catheters have been described and their advantages over other catheters shown. The Walsh catheter is particularly useful after prostatectomy for it drains the bladder without infection or clot retention. The Gibbon catheter has largely obviated the necessity of performing emergency prostatectomy. It is also very useful in cases of urethral fistula. A simple procedure such as dilatation of the urethra and passage of a Gibbon catheter often causes the fistula to close. This catheter is also of use in the treatment of urethral stricture and, as a temporary measure, in the treatment of retention of urine caused by carcinoma of the prostate.

Materials[edit]

A range of polymers are used for the construction of catheters, including silicone rubber, nylon, polyurethane, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), latex, and thermoplastic elastomers. Silicone is one of the most common choices because it is inert and unreactive to body fluids and a range of medical fluids with which it might come into contact. On the other hand, the polymer is weak mechanically, and a number of serious fractures have occurred in catheters.[8][9][10] For example, silicone is used in Foley catheters where fractures have been reported, often requiring surgery to remove the tip left in the bladder.

Polyimides are used to manufacture vascular catheters for insertion into small vessels in the neck, head and brain.

There are many different types of catheters for bladder problems. A typical modern intermittent catheter is made from polyurethane and comes in different lengths and sizes for men, women and children. The most advanced catheters have a thin hydrophilic surface coating. When immersed in water this coating swells to a smooth, slippery film making the catheter safer and more comfortable to insert. Some catheters are packed in a sterile saline solution.

Interventional procedures[edit]

Different catheter tips can be used to guide the catheter into the target vessel.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diggery, Robert (2012). Catheters: Types, applications and potential complications (medical devices and equipment. Nova Science. ISBN 1621006301. 
  2. ^ https://www.mdtmag.com/blog/2015/06/medtech-memoirs-catheters
  3. ^ http://www.urologichistory.museum/content/milestones/catheterization/p1.cfm
  4. ^ "Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on 2011-08-12. 
  5. ^ Hirschmann, J.V. (December 2005). "Benjamin Franklin and Medicine" (PDF). Annals of Internal Medicine. 143 (11): 830–4. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-143-11-200512060-00012. 
  6. ^ Huth, E.J. (2007). "Benjamin Franklin's place in the history of medicine" (PDF). Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. 37 (4): 373–8. 
  7. ^ Baim, Donald (2005). Grossman's Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-0781755672. 
  8. ^ McKenzie, J. M.; Flahiff, C. M.; Nelson, C. L. (1993-10-01). "Retention and strength of silicone-rubber catheters. A report of five cases of retention and analysis of catheter strength". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 75 (10): 1505–1507. ISSN 0021-9355. PMID 8408139. 
  9. ^ Agarwal, Shaleen; Gandhi, Mamatha; Kashyap, Randeep; Liebman, Scott (2011-03-01). "Spontaneous Rupture of a Silicone Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Presenting Outflow Failure and Peritonitis". Peritoneal Dialysis International. 31 (2): 204–206. doi:10.3747/pdi.2010.00123. ISSN 0896-8608. PMID 21427251. 
  10. ^ Mirza, Bilal; Saleem, Muhammad; Sheikh, Afzal (2010-08-14). "Broken Piece of Silicone Suction Catheter in Upper Alimentary Tract of a Neonate". APSP Journal of Case Reports. 1 (1): 8. ISSN 2218-8185. PMC 3417984Freely accessible. PMID 22953251. 
  11. ^ http://www.merit.com/PDFs/IMPRESS400741001-B.pdf Archived September 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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