A urinary catheter is any tube system placed in the body to drain and collect urine from the bladder.
Catheter - urine; Foley catheter; Indwelling catheter; Suprapubic catheters
Urinary catheters are used to drain the bladder. Your health care provider may recommend a catheter for short-term or long-term use because you have or had:
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