Bard Silastic 2-Way Standard Specialty Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity

Bard Silastic 2-Way Standard Specialty Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity

Brand/Manufacturer: BARD INC
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  • FSA Approved

Item 33618, 33620 is backorder and will be available to purchase once it is back in stock.

Bard Silastic 2-Way Standard Specialty Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity has smooth, non-stick silicone exterior coating which reduces calcification build-up. It maximizes stiffness without compromising flexibility. Bard Silastic Catheter comes with firm, but flexible, latex-based construction with large drainage lumen. It features short round tip with two opposing drainage eyes.

What does Silastic Two-Way Standard Catheter Includes?

  • Firm, but flexible, latex-based construction
  • Large drainage lumen
  • Short round tip
  • Two opposing drainage eyes

Item # Desc Pkg Price
33614 14FR Each
33614 14FR 5/Pack
33614 14FR 10/Case
33616 16FR Each
33616 16FR 5/Pack
33616 16FR 10/Case
33618 18FR Each
33618 18FR 5/Pack
33624 24FR Each
33624 24FR 5/Pack
33624 24FR 10/Case

Silastic 2-Way Foley Catheter Features

What to buy with 2-Way Standard Foley Catheter?

How Inflation And Deflation take place in Foley Catheter?

Catheter Inflation:
  • Ensure that the Bard Foley catheter balloon is positioned well within the patients bladder. Slowly, with a gentle, constant force, inflate the Bard Foley catheter balloon with the volume prescribed on the package
  • Note that the 5cc balloon must be inflated with between 9cc to 10cc of sterile water
  • Improperly inflated Bard Foley catheter balloons may cause drainage and deflation difficulties
  • Using fluid other than sterile water may cause the balloon not to empty properly, especially after long dwell times

  • Catheter Deflation:
    • Select a luer slip syringe
    • Slide the plunger of the syringe up and down the barrel of the syringe several times to loosen it up
    • Compress the plunger all the way and then pull back the plunger slightly so that it does not adhere to the front of the syringe barrel
    • Gently insert the syringe in the catheter valve.
    • Do not use more force than is required to make the syringe stick in the valve
    • Allow the pressure within the balloon to force the plunger back and fill the syringe with water
    • If you notice slow or no deflation, re-seat the syringe gently. Once again, allow the balloon to deflate slowly on its own
    • If the balloon does not deflate, reposition the patient
    • Ensure that the catheter is not in traction, the proximal end of the catheter is not compressed within the bladder neck
    • Ensure that urine flows freely
    • Attempt to deflate the balloon by using the pressure in the balloon to force water into the syringe as described above
    • If the balloon stills fails to deflate, apply very gentle slow aspiration. Aspiration that is too rapid, or too forceful, may cause the inflation lumen within the Foley catheter to collapse
    • If permitted by hospital protocol, the valve arm may be severed
    • If this fails, contact an adequately trained professional for assistance, as directed by hospital protocol.

  • Silastic Standard Catheter Specifications

    Catheter TipShort Round
    Catheter MaterialLatex



    Catheter Coatingsilicone exterior coating

    Catheter Style

    Coated Catheters

    Catheter French Size


    Ballon Size (CC)


    Drainage Eyes

    Two Opposing Eyes

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