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Are there different types of coudé catheter insertion tips?

Yes, there are three types of insertion tips for coudé catheters.

Types of Coudé Tips:

  • Tapered Tip – the standard coudé tip with a tapered end
  • Olive Tip – a slightly ball-shaped bent tip, ideal for bypassing certain kinds of urethral obstructions or blockages
  • Tiemann Tip – an elongated, curved tip, which may work well for getting past strictures

3 types of coudé catheter insertion tips - tapered, olive, and tiemann

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