Catheter Injury

A catheter is a medical device consisting of tubes that are inserted through narrow openings. They are used for various purposes, such as draining liquid from an area or removing blood clots. Depending on the type of catheter and its usage, different injuries can occur. These can include:

  • Tearing of tissue, organ, or other body parts
  • Blood toxicity or poisoning
  • Injury of the bladder or urethra (may occur with urethral catheters)
  • Various other types of injuries

In particular, some catheter models have been subject to a recall due to parts degrading and fracturing. This can result in the pieces breaking loose and floating freely in the bloodstream, causing damage to the heart, blood vessels, and other areas. These types of catheter injuries can be serious or even fatal.

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