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Catheter Sizes

French Catheter Scale

 

French

MM

Inches

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Relatives sizes are very approximate

12

4.00

.1572

14

4.67

.1834

16

5.33

.2096

18

6.00

.2358

20

6.67

.2620

22

7.33

.2882

24

8.00

.3144

26

8.67

.3406

28

9.33

.3568

30

10.00

.3930

32

10.67

.4192

34

11.33

.4454

36

12.00

.4716

38

12.67

.4978

40

13.33

.5240

Urethra Gauge™

ABSTRACT

A urethra gauge™ for measuring an inner size of a urinary tract. The gauge permits a clinician to measure the size of the urethral lumen (proximal to an outer orifice of the urethra) before a catheterization is performed. Selecting a properly-sized catheter for insertion into a patient by measuring the size of the urethral lumen before performing a catheterization is believed to reduce: (1) catheter-associated-urinary-tract infections; (2) urethral injuries due to inserting a catheter that is too large for the urethra; and/or (3) leakage associated with catheters that are too small for a particular patient.

A gauge for determining an internal size of a urethra, comprising: a rod having a distal-end point and a proximal-end point, the rod having an outer-peripheral surface with at least a portion having progressively increasing cross-sectional areas extending from the distal-end point to the proximal-end point; wherein the cross-sectional area of the outer-surface of the rod at the distal-end point corresponds to a first-potential size for the internal size of a urethra; wherein the cross-sectional area of the outer-surface of the rod at a proximal-end point corresponds to a second-potential size for the internal size of a urethra larger than the first-potential size; and wherein between the distal-end point and the proximal-end point, are an array of points located on the outer-peripheral surface of the rod with indicia which correspond to a plurality of potential sizes for the internal circumference of a urethra larger than the first-potential size, but less than the second-potential size.

 

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