The urinary system doesn’t always work like it should. There are many different reasons for this. (Spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida or other medical conditions.
Before or after surgery of the bladder, prostate or other parts of the urinary tract a catheter might be needed to ensure the safe release of urine from the body.
A catheter is a narrow, hollow, flexible tube introduced into the urinary tract and bladder to drain urine.