Market Research Logo

Catheters Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

A catheter is a tube that is inserted through an opening into a body cavity, usually the bladder, to remove fluid. The most common type of catheter used is the indwelling urinary catheter, which is needed by people who are unable to fully empty their bladders or require assistance in emptying at the appropriate time. Conditions that contribute to individuals needing a urinary catheter include spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, stroke or a spinal injury. The use of a catheter, particularly following a medical procedure that required hospitalization, is more common than some might think. Statistics show between 15% and 25% of hospitalized patients receive urinary catheters during a hospital stay. But there are risks associated with catheterization. Infections can develop in the urethra, bladder or kidneys, though the latter is less common. Other issues associated with catheters include bladder spasms, leakage around the catheter and debris found in the catheter. Possibly the most common risk associated with a urinary catheter is the urinary tract infection (UTI). Approximately 75% of UTI cases acquired in the hospital occurred from catheter use. It’s for this reason that medical experts caution against the use of catheters unless absolutely necessary and recommend removal as soon as possible. MarketResearch.com offers a wide variety of research reports covering the global catheter industry. Find reports covering the external, suction, urinary, sonohysterography catheter industries and more. You can explore market research reports, analyses and forecasts for catheter industries in the United States and around the globe.
...Show More ...Show Less


Filter your search

Research Assistance

Join Alert Me Now!

Sign Up

Find out more on our blog

Catheters Industry Research & Market Reports

< prev 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10