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About Your Biliary Drainage Catheter

This information will help you prepare for having your biliary catheter placed and care for it when you are at home.

About Your Nephrostomy Catheter

This information will help you prepare to have your nephrostomy catheter placed at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) and teach you how to care for it at home.

About Your PleurX Drainage Catheter - Interventional Pulmonology

This information explains how a PleurX® drainage catheter will be placed in your chest and how to care for it.

How to Flush Your Biliary or Abscess Drainage Catheter | Video

This video will demonstrate how to flush your biliary or abscess drainage catheter.

Caring for Your Urinary (Foley) Catheter

This information will help you care for your urinary (Foley®) catheter while you’re at home.

Caring for Your Ileal Neobladder

This information explains how to irrigate (wash out) your ileal neobladder.

Caring for Your Jackson-Pratt Drainage System

This information describes how to care for your Jackson-Pratt® drainage system after you leave the hospital.

The Artificial Urinary Sphincter for Men

This information describes an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) and the surgery to have it placed.

About the Placement and Caring for Your Tenckhoff® Catheter

This information describes the insertion of your Tenckhoff catheter at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) and explains how to care for it.

About Your Bladder Surgery with an Ileal Conduit (Urostomy)

This guide will help you prepare for your bladder surgery with an ileal conduit (urostomy) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.