Tests and treatments
What is it?What is it?
In some circumstances, a patient is no longer able to urinate or it becomes necessary to measure the urine output. In these cases, a bladder catheter is placed. We can then collect the urine and empty the bladder.
Possible risksPossible risks
Problems that may arise:
- bladder infection
- eventual damage to the urethra when the bladder catheter is placed
These problems can be treated.
Centres and specialist areasCentres and specialist areas
Latest publication date: 29/08/2023