Continuous Irrigation 3-Way Balloon Catheter (Over-The-Wire)
This Continuous Irrigation Balloon Catheter (Over-The-Wire) from Uromed allows for continuous irrigation and is specifically designed to inserted along the urethra using a guidewire. Practically beneficial when catheter access is obstructed and a guidewire can be inserted through to the bladder
Features of the Continuous Irrigation 3-Way Balloon Catheter (Over-The-Wire) include:
- Pure silicone
- Conical with central open tip
- 3-way catheter
- 2 large, staggered drainage eyelets
- length 43 cm
- Short, non-kinking tip
- High irrigation and drainage capacity
- Radiopaque tip
- Available in sizes 18CH-24CH
- Over-The-Wire: Central hole for guidewire size 0,035''/0,89 mm
All Uromed catheters are made from high quality pure silicone, Uromed are specialists in drainage aids for incontinence care with over 50 years experience in leading catheter technology.
A 3-Way Catheter sits in the bladder, held in place by a balloon, has the capacity to "irrigate" through an irrigation channel, as well as offering simultaneous outflow through a drainage channel. Continuous irrigation catheters can also assist to cleanse the bladder of sediment or when cystitis occurs and there is a need to cleanse the bladder. Additionally these catheters can be used on male patients post-surgery of the bladder or prostate as a tamponade, or as immediate relief to bladder outlet obstruction.