Hydrophilic is an ideal catheter for someone who is catheterising for life. It is gentle on insertion but easy to get through strictures and all the features you expect, Smooth eyelets, gentle tip, hands free packaging and high quality slippery hydrophilic coating.
Traditionally catheters are either soft or hard.? A soft catheter is gentle at the tip but can easily kink. a hard catheter is easy for insertion but with a higher risk of injury
IQ Cath combines the best of these 2 catheter types into one:
- soft, gentle flexible silicone tip
- 5cm flexible zone after the silicone tip enhances the insertion of the catheter
- Stiff shaft to assist with easy insertion
- Able to easily negotiate strictures, micro-traumas, scarring and enlarged prostrate.
IQ Cath comes in sizes 10-18 French and is 43cm long, This catheter is Hydrophilic and there are also non-lubricated, Gel-lubricated, and bag versions of this catheter.