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Foley Balloon Catheter

Foley Balloon Catheter Two Way is a medical device that helps you to breathe more easily in difficult environments. This catheter has a special design that makes it easier for you to breathe, and it comes with a tiemann (plastic valve) that makes the delivery of the balloon easy.

  • Two Way, Tiemann (plastic valve)
  • Balloon capacity: 5ml or 5-10ml or 5-15ml or 30ml or 30-50ml available.
  • Length: 400mm or 260mm available.
Ref. No.: Size: Balloon capacity: color: Qty.Cs:
GCU200372 12 Fr/ Ch 30ml white 400
GCU200374 14 Fr/ Ch 30ml Green 400
GCU200376 16 Fr/ Ch 30ml Orange 400
NMU200378 18 Fr/ Ch 30ml Red 400
GCU200380 20 Fr/ch 30ml yellow 400
GCU200382 22 Fr/ch 30ml Violet 400
GCU200384 24 Fr/ch 30ml Blue 400
GCU200386 26 Fr/ch 30ml Pink 400
GCU200388 28 Fr/ch 30ml Brown 400
GCU200390 30 Fr/ch 30ml Grey 400

Foley Balloon Catheter

Foley Balloon Catheter is a medical device that helps you to breathe more easily in difficult environments. This catheter has a special design that makes it easier for you to breathe, and it comes with a tiemann (plastic valve) that makes the delivery of the balloon easy.

What is the Foley Balloon Catheter?

The Foley Balloon Catheter is a catheter that uses a balloon to help maintain blood flow and relieve pressure in the chest. The Tiemann (plastic valve) makes it easier to use.

How does the Foley Balloon Catheter work?

The Foley Balloon Catheter is a two-way catheter that uses a balloon to inflate the lumen of the catheter. This increases the flow of blood through the catheter and allows for easier access to critical areas. The Tiemann (plastic valve) helps control air pressure in the balloon, which helps to maintain an accurate inflation of the balloon and prevents over-inflation.

What are the benefits of the Foley Balloon Catheter?

The Foley Balloon Catheter is a two way catheter that uses a plastic valve to help prevent air from entering the catheter. This type of catheter can be used for a variety of procedures, including diagnostic tests, surgery and interventional radiology. The benefits of using a Foley Balloon Catheter include: improved patient comfort and reduced anxiety; reduced risk of infection; and reduced risk of complications.

What are the risks of the Foley Balloon Catheter?

The risks of the Foley Balloon Catheter include infection, bleeding, and air embolism. Infection can occur if the catheter becomes contaminated with bacteria or if the catheter is inserted into an area of the body where there is a lot of bacteria, such as the rectum or vagina. Bleeding can occur if the valve fails, if the catheter becomes blocked, or if the catheter falls out. Air embolism can happen when air bubbles formed by blood flow get trapped in the balloon, causing blockage of blood vessels.

How to use the Foley Balloon Catheter?

If you are looking for a way to provide more comfortable and efficient care to your patients, the Foley Balloon Catheter may be what you are looking for. This particular catheter is made with a plastic valve that helps to prevent air bubbles from forming during use, which can lead to improved patient comfort. Here are some tips on how to use this device:

1. First, make sure that the patient is adequately hydrated before procedure. This will help maintain healthy blood flow and reduce the risk of complications.

2. Clean the skin around the catheter insertion site with alcohol or hydrogen peroxide before insertion. This will help to avoid infection and irritation.

3. After cleaning the area, insert the catheter into the desired location using gentle pressure. Do not pull on the catheter excessively - this could cause damage or leakage.

4. Once in place, inflate the balloon using a syringe or pump until it is firm and inches away from the skin (do not over-inflate). Doing so may cause pain or discomfort for the patient.

5. To remove the balloon, slowly deflate it using a syringe or pump

What are some other uses for the Foley Balloon Catheter?

The Foley Balloon Catheter is a two-way catheter that can be used for a variety of medical procedures. The Tiemann (plastic valve) allows for smooth, uninterrupted passage through the balloon catheter. This makes it ideal for procedures such as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), which is a procedure used to diagnose and treat pancreatic diseases. The Tiemann also makes the Foley Balloon Catheter less likely to cause embolism, which can lead to serious complications.

Foley Balloon Catheter, catheter uses is the most common way to empty urine from your bladder after a spinal cord injury. Unfortunately, it is also a common source of infection. Although you may be performing intermittent catheterization or have an indwelling catheter and using the best technique, it is important to review how and what you are doing periodically. Sometimes, it is not how you are tending to your bladder issues but your body that changes with aging. Creating a bladder program that fits naturally into your day is an important goal for individuals who need to use this method. However, ensuring that you do not become lax in the essentials is critical to your success. Foley Balloon Catheter Not everyone will need to catheterize. Individuals who have incomplete injuries might be able to empty their bladder on their own. Some will be able to partially release urine but still need to periodically catheterize during the day to ensure complete emptying which is necessary to avoid bladder infections. Individuals with complete injuries will be catheterizing or have a device placed to empty their bladder. After sustaining a spinal cord injury, your body function will be classified as upper motor neuron (UMN) injury or lower motor neuron (LMN) injury. The upper motor neuron injury tends to relate to spasticity. Foley Balloon Catheter If you have spasticity below the level of your injury in the cervical or thoracic levels, your bladder might be spastic as well. This means that urine will enter the bladder but when a small amount is present, the bladder will spasm and an even smaller amount of urine will be expelled but the bladder will not completely empty. This leftover urine in the bladder becomes stagnant and can become more easily infected. Lower motor neuron injury bladders are flaccid. They are associated with lumbar and sacral injuries. This type of bladder will fill with urine to overcapacity if left unattended. If you look at your legs and find them to be smaller, you probably have an LMN bladder which relates to flaccid paralysis. The body is quite complicated. If it was just this simple to have an upper or lower motor neuron injury bladder but it is not. Individuals can have a combination of both types of bladder function, UMN and LMN, especially if your injury is in the lower thoracic or very high lumbar areas. You could have the same level of injury as your friend, but you could have completely different types of bladder function. The three most important factors for catheter uses are to:
  • Empty your bladder to keep urine out of your kidneys
  • Keep bacteria from entering your urinary system leading to infection
  • Remain continent which will avert skin breakdown and possible embarrassment
1. The bladder is a storage facility. It simply holds urine until the appropriate time and location to empty it. The kidneys process urine but do not have the capability to store urine. The ureters (there are two) are attached to each kidney. This is a one-way tube to send urine from the kidneys to the bladder for storage. If your bladder overfills and the urine does not come out of the urethra, it will back up into the ureters which will fill the kidneys. But the kidneys do not store urine so backed up urine will damage the delicate kidney tissue leading to kidney failure, damage, and possible death. Yes, this is serious. 2. Urine left in the bladder will become stagnant. One little bacterium will multiply into two, two into four etcetera. Bacteria multiply extremely quickly. Then a bladder infection is present. Concentrated urine due to dehydration is more difficult to hold and it is a better environment for bacteria to multiply. Bacteria like to collect and climb right up the ureters into the kidneys, creating a more dangerous situation of kidney infection. Therefore, drinking to keep the urine a golden yellow concentration and emptying your bladder on a schedule is critical to keeping bacteria at bay. Using good hygiene and catheterization techniques to keep bacteria from entering the bladder is also essential. 3. Skin is healthiest when clean and dry, not wet from bladder leakage. Urine can erode or burn the skin if left unattended leading to pressure injury. Keeping the dark, moist area of the groin is a challenge for healthy skin especially if caustic urine is present. An uncontrolled output of urine is incontinence which can be embarrassing especially when the urine is expelled in an inappropriate location. It is important to catheter uses to avoid these three costly errors. Costly in your time, quality of life, and overall health. To avoid immediate issues or complications down the road, a back-to-basics review is a good activity to conduct. Review your intake. This is often overlooked because people focus on the out and not the in. What goes in, must come out. Early on in your program, you might have measured your fluid intake and catheterized it after taking in a certain amount of fluid. Different fluids will affect your urine output. Water is the best for drinking. Fluids with caffeine such as coffee, tea, and some energy drinks will act as a diuretic that fills the bladder more quickly. Alcohol and other sugary drinks like soda, juice, and sports drinks will move through the system more quickly. Diet soda will do the same. If you drink any of these drinks, your bladder will fill more quickly. Some people get the idea that if they do not drink much, they will have to catheterize less. This is just not healthy for anyone. Your kidneys are working all the time. They need to keep actively processing fluid from your blood. The less you drink, the more concentrated your urine becomes which can lead to dehydration affecting the function of the kidneys as well as your bowel function, skin integrity, and general health. Therefore, knowing your intake keeps your bladder, kidneys, and body healthy. There are several methods of emptying the bladder manually. Males with UMN bladders may be able to catheter uses if their bladder will expel all the urine spontaneously. An external catheter fits over the penis. A tube carries the urine from the catheter to a collection bag. Care must be taken to ensure the elastic tape that holds the catheter does not become constrictive. Some external catheters have a sticky substance coated on the inside that will hold the catheter to the penis. These are safer than the special elastic external catheter tape but sometimes the self-stick catheters fail with an extreme force of urine. Catheter uses in the deployment of stents during angioplasty