Intraurethral device for treating or detecting various diseases or infections of the urinary system

Latour A. Robert
Brent G. Carman

Document Type Patent


An intraurethral device for use in a female urinary tract is provided. The intraurethral device comprises a urethral element that contains a chemical compound capable of treating or detecting the presence or absence of a disorder or disease. In one embodiment, the intraurethral device also contains outer and inner insertion elements that are in operative communication with the urethral element to facilitate the insertion of the urethral element into the urethra without substantially contaminating the chemical compound prior to insertion.