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1. (WO1999004700) URINARY CATHETER

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/004700    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/014757
Publication Date: Fri Feb 05 00:59:59 CET 1999 International Filing Date: Fri Jul 24 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61B 17/00
A61B 17/22
Applicants: McGUCKIN, James, F., Jr.
Inventors: McGUCKIN, James, F., Jr.
Title: URINARY CATHETER
Abstract:
The method and apparatus for irrigatingly dethrombulating bladder fluid includes inserting an outflow conduit (14) into a human bladder (18), internally pressurizing the bladder (18) and power and clot reducing means (36, 90, 118) mounted in the outflow conduit (14) to reduce size of clots (82) in bodily fluid passing out of said bladder (18) responsively to influx of pressurizing fluid into said bladder (18) via said apparatus (10).