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What is the surgery men that entails a tube going

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what is the surgery for older men that entails a tube going in through abdomen to bladder to remove urine, bypassing the penis
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
This is called suprapubic catheter placement.
It is a relatively minor surgical procedure.
It is low risk, and used when a constant catheter id needed, being less prone to infection and easier to manage.
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