Balloon cuffing and management of the entrapped Foley catheter

Mark L. Gonzalgo, Patrick C. Walsh

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Abstract

We have experienced the inability to remove silicone Foley catheters even after complete deflation of the balloon. This potential complication can result from cuffing of the catheter balloon. We present a description of this phenomenon and approaches for successful management of a Foley catheter that has become entrapped due to balloon cuffing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)825-827
Number of pages3
JournalUrology
Volume61
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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