Foley catheter. Definition

Medical Definition: Foley catheter

Urinary catheter for insertion into the bladder through the urethra to empty, especially to determine the rate of urine production in some hospitalized patients. It has two lights: one for urine output and another to inflate a balloon, which has at its end, in order to inflate inside the bladder preventing it from leaving the tube through the urethra. View bladder catheterization.

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