Catheter Type

Catheters come in different types to assist the specific requirements of the users. Finding the right type among them that suits you the most is a tough job. But now, this gets simplified as we make cathing easier, safer and efficient by bringing to you a whole array of catheter types. Know your requirements, match them with the catheter types and shop the one that seems most beneficial to you. Shop Catheters offers a wide assortment of different types of catheters from various top-selling brands like Kendall, Lofric, Self-Cath, Rusch, Bardex, etc.

Some Common Catheter Types

At Shop Catheters, we offer different types of catheters based on the type of catheter tip, material, usage, etc.

Based on the Catheter Tip

  • Coude Tip Catheter: Tip is slightly bent or curved for easy insertion. 

  • Straight Tip Catheter: Catheter is straight from one end to the other for ease of use. 

  • Round Tip Catheter: Smooth and very comfortable.

  • Tapered Tip: Type of coude tip that becomes narrower at the insertion point. 

  • Olive Tip Catheter: Type of coude catheter with a ball-shaped tip.

Based on the Catheter Material

  • PVC Catheter: Made up of polyvinyl chloride and has a firm surface for easy insertion.

  • Latex Catheter: Made up of latex material, which is very soft and flexible. 

  • Anti-Bacterial Catheter: Has an anti-bacterial coating of Nitrofurazone that is effective against urinary tract infections.

  • Red Rubber Catheter: Made up of latex. Super soft, flexible and red in color. 

  • Silicone Catheter: Super smooth and its flexibility lies between latex and PVC catheters.

Based on the Catheter Use

  • Suction Catheter: Helps in extracting respiratory secretions like saliva or mucus. 

  • IV Catheter: Helps in delivering IV fluids and medications. 

  • Urethral Catheter: Used to drain urine from the bladder via urethra. 

  • Suprapubic Catheter: Used to drain urine from the bladder via a cut in the tummy.

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