A new retention catheter

T. P. Smith, M. D. Darcy, D. W. Hunter, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, K. Amplatz

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A new retention catheter made of a soft, biocompatible material is described. It has the advantages of the Cope- and Malecot-type systems without their inherent disadvantages. It is easily introduced into virtually any fluid collection and is optimal for smaller collections, such as a normal renal pelvis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)559-560
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986


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