Traditional Foley Drainage Systems - Do They Drain The Bladder?

Wed, 14 Feb 2007 05:00 PM EST

... UroToday.com- Marshall Stoller and team at UCSF discount the assumption that the Foley catheter actually drains the bladder completely. They show that due to the air-lock that occurs in the loop of the drainage tubing between the catheter and the drainage bag, the system actually becomes obstructing rather than draining. [click link for full article] ...