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What is dilator tube?

A dilator tube, often referred to simply as a dilator or catheter, is a flexible and hollow medical device designed for insertion into a body cavity, duct, or vessel. These tubes serve various purposes in the field of medicine. Some common applications include:


Urinary Catheters: Used to drain urine from the bladder in situations where a person is unable to do so naturally. This could be due to surgery, injury, or certain medical conditions.


Vascular Catheters: Inserted into blood vessels to facilitate the administration of medications, fluids, or to measure blood pressure. Vascular catheters are often used in critical care settings.


Gastrointestinal Catheters: Employed for procedures such as endoscopy or to drain fluids from the digestive tract.


Cardiac Catheters: Utilized in procedures like angiography to visualize blood vessels in the heart and detect any blockages or abnormalities.


Dilator tubes are made from different materials, such as polyurethane, silicone, or latex, depending on their specific medical application. They are crucial tools in various medical interventions and are typically used under the supervision of healthcare professionals.