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Rusch Catheters: Facts, History, and Usage

Rusch Catheters: Facts, History, and Usage

Rusch catheters are one of the most asked for products at Active Life Medical for a reason. For this catheter brand, it’s not just about supporting bladder needs, it’s about supporting the need for catheter users to have healthy and fulfilling lifestyles while cathing.

Below, we’ll take a closer look at the story behind Rusch catheters and why they are a top choice for Active Life Medical patients and their providers.

The History of Rusch Catheters

Rusch is a line of the Teleflex Medical company, which was originally established in 1837 in the U.K. Teleflex manufactures a variety of medical supplies, but interestingly started with the invention and production of a simply cable and gear pulley system.

Over the years, as Teleflex sought to expand further into the medical industry, a great many acquisitions took place – Rusch catheters were the company’s first acquisition in 1989. Since that time, various companies have joined the Teleflex family including Mayo Healthcare, General Medical OEM, QuickClot, Urolift, LMA, and more.

As one of the oldest brands owned and developed by Teleflex, Rusch catheters and urology supplies are carefully and expertly designed to offer the best in urological support. Next, we’ll take a look at the variety available in the Rusch catheter line and their beneficial differences.

Different Types of Rusch Catheters

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Rusch EasyCaths: EasyCaths are Rusch’s line of non-lubricated catheters. This catheter line is available for men, women, and children and comes in different lengths. Coude and straight tips are available to accommodate different needs and preferences. Additionally, red rubber catheters are available in this line along with a soft catheter option that includes polished eyelets for more comfortable and easier insertion. Catheter kits are also available for the EasyCath line. These kits include gloves, wipes, lubricant, collection bags, refuge bags, and underpads – everything needed for quick and easy cathing. 

Rusch Female Catheters: Rusch prioritizes catheter designs to accommodate a variety of different users, which includes its line of shorter catheters designed specifically for female urological needs. Rusch female catheters are available both with and without funnel connectors. Additionally, catheter kits for easy cathing on-the-go are available. These kits include gloves, wipes, lubricant, collection bags, refuge bags, and underpads – everything needed for quick and easy cathing.

Male External Catheters:  Rusch catheters are available in a variety of sizes to accommodate male patients. These one-piece external catheters are available in 35 mm and 30 mm sizes and can include tape and straps or come without, depending on needs and preference.

Rusch FloCaths: The Rusch line of FloCaths is designed for patients who need quick and easy catheter options while on-the-go. This catheter is available in male length 16 inches and comes in Fr sizes from 6-16. Male patients who use FloCaths prefer them for their recessed polished eyelets for smoother insertion and the fact that they come with a hydrophilic coating and saline packet for quick lubrication.

Rusch Pocket Catheters: This pre-lubricated straight catheter option is a closed all-in-one cathing system that includes a 1300 ml bag and is available in Fr sizes from 8-16. Many Rusch catheter patients prefer this option for its convenient usability day or night and practically anywhere.

Rusch Foley Catheters: When patients require placement of an indwelling Foley catheter, Rusch catheters are a trusted choice by professionals and caregivers. Rusch offers a range of Foley catheters, including a 100% silicone option, the Rusch Gold series with straight and coude options, and the Soft Simplistic post-op line that includes a latex retention balloon and is designed for single use.


Why Rusch Is a Great Choice for Catheters

Rusch catheters are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and lengths to accommodate varying needs and preferences of patients and their caregivers. Rusch catheters are one of our most asked for and reliable brands due to their comprehensive line of products that really addresses the individual needs and uses of catheter patients. Users of Cure catheters trust the name and appreciate that the company’s founder has a personal experience with the products that drives the product line’s continued innovation and improvement.

Get Rusch Catheters through Active Life Medical

How to Get Rusch Catheters Through Active Life Medical

Here at Active Life Medical, our top priority is assisting patients with obtaining the medical supplies they need and ensuring that they receive them quickly. To ensure optimal care for patients, we only deal with reputable brands, such as Rusch catheters, that we know our patients can trust and rely on. For our catheter patients, Rusch catheters are some of the most asked for and prescribed. Our patients, along with their caregivers and healthcare providers, confidently use medical supplies designed by the Teleflex family of brands each day to support their diagnosed medical conditions and encourage excellent bladder care.

For catheter users and caregivers who or are interested in finding out more about Rusch catheters, our experienced customer care representatives are here to help every step of the way. We can thoroughly and accurately answer even your toughest questions, coordinate with your healthcare providers, deliver discreetly straight to your doorstep, and handle all insurance billing – ensuring you have a smooth process to get the supplies you need.

If you’ve been prescribed catheters, you’ve come to the right place! Please reach out to us today at 800-319-2336  to get the process started.

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