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Using a Closed System Catheter for Males

Many men prefer closed system catheters because they are discreet, hygienic, and easy to use. Plus, you can self-cath with a closed system catheter anywhere you have privacy.

We understand you may have some additional questions about how a closed system catheter works. View the following helpful resources below:

Catheter Instructional Videos

Closed System Catheters
A message about closed system catheters from 180 Medical Founder, Todd Brown.

GentleCath Trainer
GentleCath Customized Trainer Video
GentleCath offers a completely personalized video guide with step-by-step instructions for each catheter type and options including:

  • sitting
  • standing
  • cathing from a wheelchair
  • limited hand dexterity
Rusch MMG H2O Closed System Catheter
This video offers how-to instructions for using the Rusch MMG H2O Hydrophilic Closed System Catheter.
Rusch MMG Closed System Catheter
This video demonstrates how to use the Rusch MMG Closed System Catheter.
MTG EZ-Advancer
MTG offers helpful how-to instructions for using their MTG EZ-Advancer catheter system.
Rusch MMG Intermittent Catheter Closed System: Male
Instructional video for the Rusch MMG Intermittent Catheter Closed System.
Printable Literature
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Please note that this is intended to provide a general understanding of self-catheterization. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, or consultation with a physician or other healthcare provider.
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