Category Archives: Catheters

Caring for Your Catheter

Maintain Urinary Health with a Catheter For many people, a catheter is a vital aspect of everyday living. Being a catheter user means making sure it is properly cleaned on a daily basis to ensure that you do not develop … Continue reading

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New Lubricant May Improve Comfort For Catheter Patients

There is a new lubricant being developed that could markedly improve the quality of life for catheter users around the world. The new product is called Uroglide and is an all-new coating being developed at Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland. … Continue reading

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How to Care Safely for a Catheter

Your doctor may insert a catheter into your bladder for various medical conditions when you are unable to urinate on your own. Some of the common medical conditions where a catheter may be required include: Enlarged prostate Surgeries on the … Continue reading

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Global Market for Catheters to Soar to $43 Billion by 2020

A new market research report released at the end of 2014 found that the worldwide market for all types of catheters will increase to nearly $43 billion by 2020. This would represent a growth rate (compounded annually) of 7.5% from … Continue reading

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Different Types of Catheters and Their Uses

A catheter is a tube-like device made of plastic, latex or medical-grade rubber and is used to empty the bladder. If the muscles of the bladder are too weak to hold urine for any extended period of time, a catheter … Continue reading

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