US study: Health benefits and cost-savings using hydrophilic catheters

August 19, 2020

As many as 18 complications can be avoided from the age of 40 until death when using hydrophilic catheters instead of non-coated catheters. This translates into savings of almost $10,000 per patient.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Convenience — a key factor in users’ preferences

August 12, 2020

The use of a urinary catheter is very personal and the patients' needs should be carefully investigated before a catheter choice is made. This study reveals that convenience factors are as important to users as medical factors.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Re-use catheters: Low price but high cost due to complications

August 5, 2020

Re-use catheters are still common in many countries, simply because of the lower price. But what's the cost in the long run when adding complications and quality of life factors into the equation?

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

10% of the patients account for 50% of the cost

April 8, 2020

Infections and urethral trauma are not only painful side affects for catheter users, it is also costly. Preventive efforts directed to the right patients could make a big difference. But who exactly are the right patients?

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Patients require catheters that reduce the number of urinary tract infections

April 1, 2020

Urinary tract infection (UTI) can be a common complication of intermittent catheterization. This study was conducted to determine how important it is to catheter users to avoid UTIs and other complications.

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization