|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||604/329 ; 604/355 ; 128/761|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 19 인용 특허 : 3|
Disclosed is a female external catheter which includes an intralabial flange with an adhesive body on one side and an outwardly extending urinary tube on the other side. The adhesive body is adapted to adhere to and seal with the tissue of the vestibule of a female patient around the urethral meatus and vaginal introitus and occlude the introitus. The urinary tube has a bore that extends through the flange and adhesive body to surround the urethral meatus and isolate it from the introitus. A vent is provided for venting the vagina.
A female external catheter, which comprises: a urinary tube; means for adhering an end of said urinary tube to the tissue of the vestibule of a female user; and an interlabial adhesive body positioned about said urinary tube and adapted for positioning interior of the labia majora to adhere to the external aspect of the labia minora of the female user to hold the labia minora together to support said urinary tube.