coudé catheter

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coudé catheter

[ko̅o̅dā′]
Etymology: Fr, coude, elbow
an elbowed catheter with an olive tip for a strictured urethra.
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5) Often a simple technique consisting of passage of a coude catheter antegrade through a cystotomy, then tying it to another that can then be drawn back into the bladder is effective.
Tiemann Coude catheters make negotiating the urethral passage virtually painless.