Urological Catheters Market to Gain Major Revenues from Rising Cases of Kidney Disorders

Urological catheters are clinical instruments that are ordinarily utilized when a patient can’t void their bladder. If the urination is forced to hold inside for a long time span in the patient’s bladder, the continuously rising tension in the kidneys can prompt kidney failure. Old individuals and patients with extreme ailment or wounds might have to adopt catheters for longer time than normal patients who can regain their urination capabilities by themselves within a short span of time after healing.

The increasing cases of chronic diseases mainly kidney failure stands as a key factor augmenting the growth of the global urological catheters market. As per the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention study of 2011, one out of 10 adults in America suffers from chronic kidney disease at some level. Besides this, the improving healthcare infrastructure and facilities and adoption of better medical diagnostic approach with government-supported awareness and treatment initiatives will further help the growth of the global urological catheters market in both developing as well as developed nations.


Thin tubes used for draining the urine from the bladder via the urethra or through the surgical hole in the abdomen are known as urological catheters. The urine collected in these tubes is eventually collected in a disposable drainage bag. Urological catheters are made up of latex, plastic, or silicon material and are fixed with a balloon at the tip for storing sterile water. The size of the balloon decides the size of the catheter as they hold the sterile water mentioned above. There are mainly two types of catheters namely urethral catheters and suprapubic catheters. In urethral catheters, the method of injecting is through the urethra, as the name suggests while in suprapubic catheters, the insertion is made by creating a surgical hole in the abdomen. A urological catheter is advised to use by physicians in cases of prostate enlargement, incontinence, strictures, late-stage pregnancy, child birth, kidney stones, spinal cord injury, hip fracture repair, and other surgeries.

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