Knowledge intermittent catheters

The ideal catheter – our goal

What does the ideal catheter look like? Which features does the ideal catheter need? There are a huge number of different catheters on the market today to choose from.

What is intermittent catheterisation?

Intermittent catheterisation is the repeated drainage of the bladder through a thin disposable catheter. It´s a simple method of draining the bladder gently and without causing damaging pressure.

What do I need to know about intermittent catheterisation?

The main worries of patients who are learning to catheterise themselves are injuring the urethra and causing inflammation of the bladder.

How the bladder and the urinary system work

Everything we eat or drink first goes into the stomach. There it is digested and the blood then transports the nutrients through the body. Anything in the blood that the body no longer needs is sent through the kidneys.

Questions and answers

Compiled is a list of some of the most commonly asked questions from people like you who are new to ISC. The answers may help you to dispel uncertainty and worries, and increase your confidence about intermittent self catheterisation.

Tips for traveling

Being perfectly prepared for your next vacation as a Teleflex customer has two requirements: the Teleflex catheter, that provides you the maximum of freedom and mobility and the Teleflex medical device pass.

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