Category: Urology
Estimated Date: 1860
Name: Caustic Catheter

Description: 11” curved silver plated catheter with flexible insert which can be extended beyond the tube. Insert has a hollow about 0.5” which probably contained caustic. The extent of movement of the insert is regulated by a 1.75” ribbed handle. Catheter has some design on handle and two loops.

Reference 1: 73

Caustic Catheter
Lithotrites and trilabes
Otis divulsing urethratome, Wyeth Modification