Device prevents men from pulling out catheter

April 27, 2003

Rosenblum Industries, LLC, has received FDA approval to market FoleyGoalie,a device designed to prevent male patients from pulling out their Foleycatheter with the balloon inflated. The cylindrical device is constructedof braided helical strands of stretch-resistant multifilament polyesterand urethane-coated nylon. It is back-loaded over a patient's indwellingFoley catheter and penis. A Velcro strap secures the product to the baseof the penis, and distally, tape adheres the product to the indwelling catheter.