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Nephrostomy catheter

Summary Information: Nephrostomy catheter

Nephrostomy catheter: A nephrostomy catheter is a thin flexible tube placed in the kidney and connected to the outside of the body through the skin to drain urine from the kidney.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Nephrostomy catheter

These diseases are related to the medical device Nephrostomy catheter:

  • Perforated bladder
  • Perforated ureters
  • Blocked ureter(s)
  • Pre-operative procedure for kidney stone removal

Other Names For Nephrostomy catheter

  • Percutaneous nephrostomy catheter

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