Cateterización de la vejiga en la mujer

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Cateterización de la vejiga en la mujer

Se puede insertar un catéter (tubo hueco, por lo general, con un balón inflable en la punta) en la vejiga urinaria cuando existe una obstrucción urinaria, después de procedimientos quirúrgicos de la uretra, en las pacientes inconscientes por anestesia quirúrgica u otras razones o en caso de cualquier problema en donde se deba mantener la vejiga vacía (descomprimida) y garantizar el flujo de orina.

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