Foley Catheter

Indications

Urinary Retention (see Urinary Retention, [[Urinary Retention]])

Prostatic Disease

Infection

Drugs

  • Anti-Cholinergic Agents
    • Aclidinium (Tudorza Pressair) (see Aclidinium, [[Aclidinium]])
    • Tiotropium (Spiriva) (see Tiotropium, [[Tiotropium]])
    • Umeclidinium (Incruse) (see Umeclidinium, [[Umeclidinium]])

Other

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Complications/Adverse Effects

Infectious

Mechanical

  • Dislodgment of Artificial Urinary Sphincter (see Artificial Urinary Sphincter, [[Artificial Urinary Sphincter]])
    • Clinical: caution should be exercised when placing Foley catheter in a patient with an artificial urinary sphincter device and Urologic consultation is generally recommended to avoid damage

Other

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References

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