urinary catheterization

Summary

Summary: Employment or passage of a catheter into the bladder (urethral c.) or kidney (ureteral c.) for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Complications of Foley catheters--is infection the greatest risk?
    Anne Marie Leuck
    VA Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 187:1662-6. 2012
  2. pmc Translating health care-associated urinary tract infection prevention research into practice via the bladder bundle
    Sanjay Saint
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:449-55. 2009
  3. pmc Reducing inappropriate urinary catheter use: a statewide effort
    Mohamad G Fakih
    University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:255-60. 2012
  4. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis: reminder systems to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections and urinary catheter use in hospitalized patients
    Jennifer Meddings
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and 3Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:550-60. 2010
  5. ncbi The direct costs of nosocomial catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the era of managed care
    Paul A Tambyah
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:27-31. 2002
  6. ncbi Are physicians aware of which of their patients have indwelling urinary catheters?
    S Saint
    Department of Internal Medicine SS, MLB, UDP, SJB, TPH, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 109:476-80. 2000
  7. pmc Engineering out the risk for infection with urinary catheters
    D G Maki
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:342-7. 2001
  8. ncbi Indwelling urethral catheter and mortality in frail elderly women living in community
    Francesco Landi
    Department of Gerontology Geriatric and Physiatric, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:697-701. 2004
  9. ncbi Effect of establishing guidelines on appropriate urinary catheter placement
    Mohamad G Fakih
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:337-40. 2010
  10. ncbi A prospective randomized trial of the LoFric hydrophilic coated catheter versus conventional plastic catheter for clean intermittent catheterization
    Jonathan M Vapnek
    Department of Urology, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Urol 169:994-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi Complications of Foley catheters--is infection the greatest risk?
    Anne Marie Leuck
    VA Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 187:1662-6. 2012
    ..Although symptomatic urinary tract infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria are frequently discussed, genitourinary trauma receives comparatively little attention...
  2. pmc Translating health care-associated urinary tract infection prevention research into practice via the bladder bundle
    Sanjay Saint
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:449-55. 2009
    ..In addition, a long-term research project is being conducted to evaluate the current initiative and to identify practical strategies to ensure the effective use of proven infection prevention and patient safety practices...
  3. pmc Reducing inappropriate urinary catheter use: a statewide effort
    Mohamad G Fakih
    University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:255-60. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of a statewide quality improvement effort to reduce inappropriate urinary catheter use...
  4. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis: reminder systems to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections and urinary catheter use in hospitalized patients
    Jennifer Meddings
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, and 3Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:550-60. 2010
    ..To summarize the effect of urinary catheter reminder systems on the rate of CAUTI, urinary catheter use, and the need for recatheterization, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis...
  5. ncbi The direct costs of nosocomial catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the era of managed care
    Paul A Tambyah
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:27-31. 2002
    ..To determine the additional direct costs of hospitalization attributable to catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) in 1,497 newly catheterized patients...
  6. ncbi Are physicians aware of which of their patients have indwelling urinary catheters?
    S Saint
    Department of Internal Medicine SS, MLB, UDP, SJB, TPH, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 109:476-80. 2000
    ....
  7. pmc Engineering out the risk for infection with urinary catheters
    D G Maki
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:342-7. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi Indwelling urethral catheter and mortality in frail elderly women living in community
    Francesco Landi
    Department of Gerontology Geriatric and Physiatric, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:697-701. 2004
    ..The aims of present study were to describe the prevalence of bladder catheter in a population of older women living in community and to examine the relationship between urinary catheter and mortality...
  9. ncbi Effect of establishing guidelines on appropriate urinary catheter placement
    Mohamad G Fakih
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:337-40. 2010
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the effect of establishing institutional guidelines for appropriate UC placement coupled with emergency physician (EP) education on UC utilization...
  10. ncbi A prospective randomized trial of the LoFric hydrophilic coated catheter versus conventional plastic catheter for clean intermittent catheterization
    Jonathan M Vapnek
    Department of Urology, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Urol 169:994-8. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi Catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    J W Warren
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S. Pine Street, Room 9-00, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 17:299-303. 2001
    ..If the catheter can be removed before bacteriuria develops, postponement becomes prevention...
  12. ncbi Incidence and prevention of iatrogenic urethral injuries
    Carol Kashefi
    Division of Urology, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Urol 179:2254-7; discussion 2257-8. 2008
    ..We studied the incidence and mechanism of iatrogenic urinary catheter injuries occurring in adult male inpatients at a single institution. We also designed and implemented an intervention to prevent these injuries...
  13. pmc Current practices in treatment of female genital fistula: a cross sectional study
    Steven D Arrowsmith
    Fistula Care Project, EngenderHealth, 440 9th Ave, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:73. 2010
    ..This study was designed to identify practices in care that could lead to the design of prospective and randomized controlled trials...
  14. ncbi Predicting short-term urinary retention after vaginal prolapse surgery
    Robert A Hakvoort
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spaarne Hospital, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:225-8. 2009
    ..Identification of risk factors for urinary retention after vaginal prolapse surgery...
  15. pmc Stop orders to reduce inappropriate urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark Loeb
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:816-20. 2008
    ..Hospitalized patients frequently have urinary catheters inserted for inappropriate reasons. This can lead to urinary tract infections and other complications...
  16. ncbi Comparison of bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate with standard transurethral prostatectomy: shorter stay, earlier catheter removal and fewer complications
    Jonathan S Starkman
    Department of Urology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4160 John R, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    BJU Int 95:69-71. 2005
    ..They describe particularly how painful a condition it is, and that it had a significant economic burden...
  17. ncbi A multicenter qualitative study on preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in US hospitals
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:333-41. 2008
    ..We thus conducted a multicenter study to understand better how US hospitals approach the prevention of hospital-acquired UTI...
  18. ncbi Complications of intermittent catheterization: their prevention and treatment
    J J Wyndaele
    Department of Urology, University Antwerpen, University Hospital Antwerpen, Belgium
    Spinal Cord 40:536-41. 2002
    ..Literature review to evaluate the complications seen in patients on intermittent catheterization (IC) and intermittent self-catheterization (ISC)...
  19. ncbi Biofilms and catheter-associated urinary tract infections
    Sanjay Saint
    Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 17:411-32. 2003
    ..Future research should focus on additional methods for preventing this common infection...
  20. pmc Urethral catheters: can we reduce use?
    Pieter J Van den Broek
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Urol 11:10. 2011
    ..Indwelling urinary catheters are the main cause of healthcare-associated urinary tract infections. It can be expected that reduction of the use of urinary catheters will lead to decreased numbers of urinary tract infection...
  21. ncbi Clinical and economic consequences of nosocomial catheter-related bacteriuria
    S Saint
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0376, USA
    Am J Infect Control 28:68-75. 2000
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  22. ncbi Preventing catheter-related bacteriuria: should we? Can we? How?
    S Saint
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:800-8. 1999
    Up to 25% of hospitalized patients undergo urinary catheterization, and about 5% develop bacteriuria each day of catheterization. Catheter-related bacteriuria is associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
  23. ncbi The epic project: developing national evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare associated infections. Phase I: Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections. Department of Health (England)
    R J Pratt
    Richard Wells Research Centre, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences, Thames Valley University, London
    J Hosp Infect 47:S3-82. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi Initial inappropriate urinary catheters use in a tertiary-care center: incidence, risk factors, and outcomes
    Anucha Apisarnthanarak
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Faculty of Medicine, Thamamsart University Hospital, Pratumthani, Thailand
    Am J Infect Control 35:594-9. 2007
    To evaluate the epidemiology and outcomes for initiation of inappropriate urinary catheterization (IUC) among hospitalized patients.
  25. ncbi Inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria in a tertiary care hospital
    Matthew Cope
    Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1182-8. 2009
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  26. ncbi Intermittent catheterisation with hydrophilic-coated catheters (SpeediCath) reduces the risk of clinical urinary tract infection in spinal cord injured patients: a prospective randomised parallel comparative trial
    D J M K De Ridder
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 48:991-5. 2005
    ..To compare the performance of SpeediCath hydrophilic-coated catheters versus uncoated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) catheters, in traumatic spinal cord injured patients presenting with functional neurogenic bladder-sphincter disorders...
  27. ncbi Postoperative voiding, bacteriuria and urinary tract infection with Foley catheterization after gynecological surgery
    Hjalmar A Schiøtz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vestfold Hospital, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:476-81. 2006
    ..The last study was a double-blind trial between methenamine hippurate and placebo as prophylaxis against urinary tract infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria using 1-day catheterization...
  28. ncbi Factors associated with health care-acquired urinary tract infection
    Nicholas Graves
    The Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Infect Control 35:387-92. 2007
    ..Health care-acquired urinary tract infection is common, and the risk factors should be understood by those who manage hospitalized patients and researchers interested in interventions and programs designed to reduce rates...
  29. ncbi Urinary catheters: what type do men and their nurses prefer?
    S Saint
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 48109 0376, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 47:1453-7. 1999
    ..We sought to determine the beliefs of both older male patients and nursing staff about the relative merits and problems of condom and indwelling catheters...
  30. ncbi Effect of nurse-led multidisciplinary rounds on reducing the unnecessary use of urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients
    Mohamad G Fakih
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:815-9. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of nurse-led multidisciplinary rounds on reducing the unnecessary use of urinary catheters (UCs)...
  31. ncbi British Association of Urological Surgeons' suprapubic catheter practice guidelines
    Simon C W Harrison
    Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, Eastbourne, UK
    BJU Int 107:77-85. 2011
    ..This study has reviewed the available clinical evidence relating to SPC usage. Where this is lacking, expert opinion has been sought. Guidelines are suggested to help maximise safety and ensure best practice in relation to SPC usage...
  32. ncbi Acute urinary retention: what is the impact on patients' quality of life?
    Kay Thomas
    Urology Department, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 95:72-6. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, parallel group study comparing polyvinyl chloride and polyvinyl chloride-free catheter materials
    J A Witjes
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Urol 182:2794-8. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi Indwelling urinary catheters: a one-point restraint?
    Sanjay Saint
    Ann Intern Med 137:125-7. 2002
  35. ncbi Purple urine bag syndrome: a rare and interesting phenomenon
    Noriko Soffi Harun
    Department of Medicine, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, BA 1710, Brunei Darussalam
    South Med J 100:1048-50. 2007
    ..Tryptophan metabolism is involved in the pathogenesis. We present two cases of this rare and interesting phenomenon and discuss the underlying pathogenesis...
  36. ncbi Conservative management in neurogenic bladder dysfunction
    Ahmet R Aslan
    Division of Urology, Albany Medical College, New York 12208, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 12:473-7. 2002
    ..In this article, we will focus on the most recent data on new modalities of therapy to help avoid urinary diversion or bladder augmentation...
  37. pmc A hospital-site controlled intervention using audit and feedback to implement guidelines concerning inappropriate treatment of catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria
    Barbara W Trautner
    Houston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 6:41. 2011
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  38. ncbi An economic model to assess the cost and benefits of the routine use of silver alloy coated urinary catheters to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections in catheterized patients
    R Plowman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Hosp Infect 48:33-42. 2001
    ..4% reduction in catheterized surgical patients, would cover the cost of the intervention. Any further reduction in incidence would result in net positive benefits...
  39. ncbi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled comparison of the effect of nitrofurantoin monohydrate macrocrystals on the development of urinary tract infections after surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and/or stress urinary incontinence with suprapubic c
    Rebecca G Rogers
    University of New Mexico, and Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Obstetric and Gynecological Associates, Houston, Tex, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, and Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, Calif USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:182-7. 2004
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  40. ncbi Intermittent catheterization with a prelubricated catheter in spinal cord injured patients: a prospective randomized crossover study
    A Giannantoni
    Department of Urology, University of Perugia, Policlinico Monteluce, Perugia, Italy
    J Urol 166:130-3. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The prelubricated nonhydrophilic catheter is a safe, effective and comfortable option in spinal cord injured patients on intermittent self-catheterization...
  41. ncbi Hydrophilic-coated catheters for intermittent catheterisation reduce urethral micro trauma: a prospective, randomised, participant-blinded, crossover study of three different types of catheters
    J Stensballe
    Department of Anaesthesia, Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Eur Urol 48:978-83. 2005
    ..To compare two hydrophilic-coated (SpeediCath and LoFric and one uncoated gel-lubricated catheter (InCare Advance Plus) concerning withdrawal friction force and urethral micro trauma...
  42. ncbi Intermittent catheterization practices following spinal cord injury: a national survey
    M Gail Woodbury
    School of Physical Therapy and Department of Epidemiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 15:4065-71. 2008
    ..To identify intermittent catheterization (IC) practices and factors associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) in community-dwelling people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) in Canada...
  43. ncbi Prevention of nosocomial catheter-associated urinary tract infections through computerized feedback to physicians and a nurse-directed protocol
    Jeffrey Topal
    Department of Pharmacy Services, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:121-6. 2005
    ..001) was demonstrated...
  44. ncbi Urinary catheterization in labour with high-dose vs mobile epidural analgesia: a randomized controlled trial
    M J A Wilson
    Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
    Br J Anaesth 102:97-103. 2009
    Dense perineal block from epidural analgesia increases the risk of urinary catheterization in labour...
  45. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis at urinary catheter removal prevents urinary tract infections: a prospective randomized trial
    Urs Pfefferkorn
    Department of Surgery, St Claraspital, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 249:573-5. 2009
    ..To assess whether antibiotic prophylaxis at urinary catheter removal reduces the rate of urinary tract infections...
  46. ncbi Inappropriate use of urinary catheters in elderly patients at a midwestern community teaching hospital
    Radha Ramana Murthy Gokula
    Sparrow Michigan State University Family Practice Residency Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:196-9. 2004
    An estimated 4 million patients per year in the United States are subjected to urinary catheterization. Approximately 25% of patients who are hospitalized have an indwelling urinary tract catheter placed at some time during their ..
  47. ncbi A pilot randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial on the use of antibiotics on urinary catheter removal to reduce the rate of urinary tract infection: the pitfalls of ciprofloxacin
    Hassan D Wazait
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    BJU Int 94:1048-50. 2004
    ..To assess if a short course of antibiotics starting at the time of the removing a short-term urethral catheter decreases the incidence of subsequent urinary tract infection (UTI)...
  48. ncbi Antibiotics on urethral catheter withdrawal: a hit and miss affair
    H D Wazait
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 58:297-302. 2004
    ..If benefits do not exist, these patients are being exposed to the harm of antibiotics and providers are incurring costs unnecessarily. A formal trial to address this issue is urgently needed...
  49. ncbi Intermittent catheterization: which is the optimal technique?
    J J Wyndaele
    Department of Urology, University of Antwerpen, Belgium
    Spinal Cord 40:432-7. 2002
    ..Literature review to evaluate the practical techniques used for intermittent catheterization (IC) and intermittent self-catheterization (ISC)...
  50. pmc Culture-independent microbiological analysis of foley urinary catheter biofilms
    Daniel N Frank
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7811. 2009
    ..Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI), a leading cause of nosocomial disease, is complicated by the propensity of bacteria to form biofilms on indwelling medical devices [1,2,3,4,5]...
  51. ncbi Hydrophilic catheters versus noncoated catheters for reducing the incidence of urinary tract infections: a randomized controlled trial
    Diana D Cardenas
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1668-71. 2009
    ..Cardenas DD, Hoffman JM. Hydrophilic catheters versus noncoated catheters for reducing the incidence of urinary tract infections: a randomized controlled trial...
  52. ncbi Role of short-term antibiotic therapy at the moment of catheter removal after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Rodrigo Pinochet
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N Y, USA
    Urol Int 85:415-20. 2010
    ..To assess the role of short-term antibiotic therapy (ABT) in preventing urinary tract infection (UTI) after catheter removal following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP)...
  53. ncbi Avoidable iatrogenic complications of urethral catheterization and inadequate intern training in a tertiary-care teaching hospital
    Arun Z Thomas
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Beaumont Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BJU Int 104:1109-12. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi Treatment of posterior and anterior urethral trauma
    Z F Dobrowolski
    Department and Clinic of Urology, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, 31 531 Kracow, Grzegorzecka st 18, Poland
    BJU Int 89:752-4. 2002
    ..g. straddle injury or penetrating trauma)...
  55. ncbi Computer-based order entry decreases duration of indwelling urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients
    Paul B Cornia
    Primary and Specialty Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and the Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Med 114:404-7. 2003
  56. ncbi Catheter-related urinary tract infection
    Lindsay E Nicolle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Drugs Aging 22:627-39. 2005
    ..There is substantial current research addressing this issue, but current catheter materials all remain susceptible to biofilm formation...
  57. pmc Catheter-associated urinary tract infection and the Medicare rule changes
    Sanjay Saint
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:877-84. 2009
    ..Therefore, how hospitals and physicians respond to the CMS rule changes must be monitored closely...
  58. ncbi Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in adults
    Lindsay E Nicolle
    University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 40:643-54. 2005
  59. pmc Pre-inoculation of urinary catheters with Escherichia coli 83972 inhibits catheter colonization by Enterococcus faecalis
    Barbara W Trautner
    Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Urol 167:375-9. 2002
    ..Enterococcus was chosen for these trials since it is a common urinary pathogen in patients with an indwelling urinary catheter...
  60. ncbi Management of acute urinary retention secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia in the UK: a national survey
    R Manikandan
    Stepping Hill Hospital, Urology, Stockport, Cheshire, UK
    BJU Int 93:84-8. 2004
    ..To analyse current practice in the management of acute urinary retention (AUR) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the UK, and to assess how much of this is evidence-based...
  61. ncbi Appropriateness of use of indwelling urinary catheters in patients admitted to the medical service
    R L Munasinghe
    Department of Medicine, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, MI 48235, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:647-9. 2001
    ..Risk for inappropriate catheterization was independent of age, gender, functional status, and mental status at admission. Preventive measures should focus on increasing awareness among healthcare providers...
  62. ncbi Impact of medical therapy on transurethral resection of the prostate: two decades of change
    Jason Izard
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BJU Int 108:89-93. 2011
    ....
  63. ncbi Species interactions in mixed-community crystalline biofilms on urinary catheters
    Sarah M Macleod
    Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Med Microbiol 56:1549-57. 2007
    ..mirabilis and some of the other urinary tract organisms, the effects are temporary and whatever the pre-existing urinary microbiota, infection with P. mirabilis is thus likely to lead to catheter encrustation and blockage...
  64. ncbi A prospective, randomised, controlled trial comparing 3 hour and 24 hour postoperative removal of bladder catheter and vaginal pack following vaginal prolapse surgery
    Karin Glavind
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Aalborg Sygehus, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1122-5. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi Duration of bladder catheterization after surgery for obstetric fistula
    Rahel Nardos
    Bahir Dar Hamlin Fistula Center, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 103:30-2. 2008
    ..To compare the surgical outcome at discharge and at 6-months follow up in patients who underwent repair of obstetric fistulae with postoperative bladder catheterization for 10, 12, or 14 days...
  66. ncbi Urethral versus suprapubic catheter: choosing the best bladder management for male spinal cord injury patients with indwelling catheters
    H K Katsumi
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Spinal Cord 48:325-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the complications associated with urethral catheter (UC) versus suprapubic tube (SPT) in patients with SCI...
  67. ncbi Postoperative urinary retention: anesthetic and perioperative considerations
    Gabriele Baldini
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Anesthesiology 110:1139-57. 2009
    ..Recommendations for urinary catheterization in the perioperative setting vary widely, influenced by many factors, including surgical factors, type of ..
  68. ncbi Alfuzosin 10 mg once daily in the management of acute urinary retention: results of a double-blind placebo-controlled study
    S A McNeill
    Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Urology 65:83-9; discussion 89-90. 2005
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  69. pmc Escherichia coli 83972 inhibits catheter adherence by a broad spectrum of uropathogens
    Barbara W Trautner
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Urology 61:1059-62. 2003
    ..To explore this phenomenon further, we investigated in vitro whether E. coli 83972 could likewise inhibit catheter colonization by gram-negative and fungal uropathogens (Providencia stuartii, uropathogenic E. coli, and Candida albicans)...
  70. ncbi [Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) associated with strong alkaline urine]
    S Umeki
    Department of Medicine, Toshida-kai Kumeda Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 67:1172-7. 1993
    ..These results suggest that occurrence of PUBS is associated with strong alkaline urine as well as urinary tract infections induced by some species of bacteria with indoxyl sulfatase...
  71. ncbi Colovesical fistula repair: is early Foley catheter removal safe?
    Marc A de Moya
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 156:274-7. 2009
    ..late removal of the Foley catheter after CVF repair secondary to diverticulitis. Our hypothesis was that early Foley catheter removal is not associated with increased complications, and postoperative cystogram is of low value...
  72. ncbi Delays and difficulties in the diagnosis of lower urologic injuries in the context of pelvic fractures
    Bruce H Ziran
    St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 58:533-7. 2005
    ....
  73. ncbi Bacterial interference for prevention of urinary tract infection: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot trial
    Rabih O Darouiche
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1531-4. 2005
    ..Patients whose bladders became colonized with Escherichia coli 83972 were half as likely (P=.01) than noncolonized patients to develop UTI during the subsequent year...
  74. ncbi Control of the duration of urinary catheterization: impact on catheter-associated urinary tract infection
    J Crouzet
    Service d Hygiène Hospitalière et d Épidémiologie Moléculaire, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Jean Minjoz, Besancon, France
    J Hosp Infect 67:253-7. 2007
    ..03). Logistic regression analysis showed that duration of catheterization and iterative catheter changes were associated with LCAUTI. This study demonstrates that a simple measure can reduce the frequency of LCAUTI...
  75. ncbi How long should urinary bladder catheterisation be continued after vaginal prolapse surgery? A randomised controlled trial comparing short term versus long term catheterisation after vaginal prolapse surgery
    R A Hakvoort
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spaarne Hospital, Haarlem, The Netherlands
    BJOG 111:828-30. 2004
    ..To determine whether prolonged urinary bladder catheterisation after vaginal prolapse surgery is advantageous...
  76. ncbi [Evaluation of the practical skills of final year medical students: example of bladder catheterization]
    P Bigot
    Service d Urologie, CHU d Angers, Universite d Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    Prog Urol 18:125-31. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the capacity of final year medical students to perform the various bladder catheterization techniques...
  77. ncbi A reminder reduces urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients
    Sanjay Saint
    Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:455-62. 2005
    ..Duration of catheterization is the dominant risk factor for hospital-acquired urinary tract infection. Physicians are often unaware that their patients have a urinary catheter, and these "forgotten" catheters are frequently unnecessary...
  78. ncbi The provision of transurethral prostatectomy on a day-case basis using bipolar plasma kinetic technology
    A C Eaton
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King s Lynn, Norfolk, UK
    BJU Int 89:534-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate, in a prospective study, the potential for providing elective transurethral prostatectomy on a day-case basis, using new bipolar electrosurgical technology...
  79. pmc The surgical risk of suprapubic catheter insertion and long-term sequelae
    R S Ahluwalia
    Department of Urology, Hastings and Eastbourne NHS Trust, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:210-3. 2006
    ..There is, however, very little published evidence on the safety of this procedure. Our study aimed to provide evidence on the associated morbidity and mortality and provide guidance for practising clinicians...
  80. ncbi The use of an ultrasound bladder scanning device in women undergoing urogynaecologic surgery
    Donna M Fedorkow
    McMaster University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:945-8. 2005
    ..To compare the accuracy of using a bladder scanner to measure post-voiding residual urine volume with measurement by intermittent catheterization in a postoperative urogynaecology population...
  81. ncbi Complications of chronic indwelling urinary catheters
    Paul J Drinka
    Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 54946 0620, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:388-92. 2006
    ..Suprapubic catheters should be considered when urethral catheters are associated with discomfort or periurethral suppurative complications, especially in males...
  82. ncbi Bacterial colonization on intraluminal surface of urethral catheter
    Masanori Matsukawa
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Urology 65:440-4. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi Laparoscopic ureteral injury and repair: case reviews and clinical update
    Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:356-61. 2007
    ..Several articles were reviewed of successful laparoscopic ureteral injury repair, in addition to the 2 cases presented in this article. We conclude that laparoscopic ureteral injury repair is feasible, safe, and effective...
  84. ncbi Early start to therapy preserves kidney function in spina bifida patients
    Pieter Dik
    Paediatric Renal Centre, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 49:908-13. 2006
    ..We reviewed our data of spina bifida patients to evaluate whether optimal treatment of the neurogenic bladder from birth onwards can preserve kidney function...
  85. ncbi The management of acute urinary retention in France: a cross-sectional survey in 2618 men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francois Desgrandchamps
    Department of Urology, Saint Louis Hospital, 1 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
    BJU Int 97:727-33. 2006
    ..To evaluate current practice in the management of acute urinary retention (AUR) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in France...
  86. ncbi Management of acute urinary retention
    John M Fitzpatrick
    Mater Misericordiae Hospital and University College Dublin, Ireland
    BJU Int 97:16-20; discussion 21-2. 2006
    ..A high prostate-specific antigen level and postvoid residual urine volume, and response to alfuzosin treatment after a first AUR episode managed conservatively, may help to identify patients at risk of an unfavourable outcome...
  87. ncbi Detrusor overactivity in spina bifida: how long does it need to be treated?
    Elisabeth Ab
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:685-8. 2004
    ....
  88. pmc Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection
    Barbara W Trautner
    Department of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:37-41. 2005
    ..Considerable work is being done in this area, but little clinical progress has been made. The purpose of this review is to analyze recent publications concerning prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection...
  89. ncbi Case-series of nurse-administered nitrous oxide for urinary catheterization in children
    Judith L Zier
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:876-9. 2007
    ..Nitrous oxide sedation may mitigate these detriments but the requirement for physician administration has limited the applicability of this technique...
  90. ncbi A model of catheter-associated urinary tract infection initiated by bacterial contamination of the catheter tip
    Jessica M T Barford
    Medical Microbiology, Centre for Infection, Division of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    BJU Int 102:67-74. 2008
    ..To examine the microbial colonization of urinary catheters that have been used by patients, to model catheter colonization in vitro and thus provide information about the way bacteria gain access to the bladder during catheterization...
  91. ncbi Intermittent versus indwelling catheters for older patients with hip fractures
    Inger Johansson
    Division for Health and Caring Sciences, Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 11:651-6. 2002
    ..The study points to the necessity for systematic assessment to detect and prevent UTI among older patients with hip fracture...
  92. ncbi Preservation of renal function in children with myelomeningocele managed with basic newborn evaluation and close followup
    Carin V Hopps
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Ohio, 3065 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614 5807, USA
    J Urol 169:305-8. 2003
    ..We hypothesize an approach that excludes routine application of urodynamic evaluation in neonates, reserving this study for use only when clinically indicated, is a safe and effective management option...
  93. ncbi A comparison of urethral pressure profilometry using microtip and double-lumen perfusion catheters in women with genuine stress incontinence
    Alex C Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BJOG 109:322-6. 2002
    ..To compare urethral pressure profilometry measurements using microtip transducer and double-lumen perfusion catheters...
  94. ncbi Bacterial biofilms in patients with indwelling urinary catheters
    David J Stickler
    Cardiff School of Biosciences, Main Building, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF103TL, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:598-608. 2008
    ..Infection with P. mirabilis exposes the many faults of currently available catheters, and plenty of scope exists for improvement in both their design and production; manufacturers should take up the challenge to improve patient outcomes...
  95. ncbi Clean, intermittent self-catheterization in the treatment of urinary tract disease. 1972
    Jack Lapides
    J Urol 167:1584-6. 2002
  96. ncbi Purple urinary bag syndrome: a harmless but alarming problem
    John Robinson
    Continence Advisory Service, Morecambe Bay Primary Health Care Trust NHS, Morecambe
    Br J Community Nurs 8:263-6. 2003
    ..Over a period of time this discolouration then impregnates their catheter. This condition also produces a strong odour, and as air temperature increases, so does the smell. This condition is known as purple urinary bag syndrome or PUBS...
  97. ncbi Nursing management of urinary tract infections for catheterized patients
    Sylvie Hampton
    Tissue Viability Consultant, Eastbourne, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:1180-4. 2004
    ..Catheter care is a nursing procedure the importance of which is sometimes overlooked and cleansing of the perineum and meatus should be performed twice daily using soap and water...
  98. ncbi Community-care waiting list for persons with spinal cord injury
    S Vaidyanathan
    Spinal Injuries Unit, District General Hospital, Southport, Merseyside, UK
    Spinal Cord 39:584-8. 2001
    ....
  99. ncbi Effect of a single-use sterile catheter for each void on the frequency of bacteriuria in children with neurogenic bladder on intermittent catheterization for bladder emptying
    T A Schlager
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E71. 2001
    ..For this, the frequency of bacteriuria was examined in the same patient on single-use sterile catheters and on reused clean catheters...
  100. pmc Case report: purple urine bag syndrome
    Joaquim Palmeiro Ribeiro
    Intensive Care Unit, Curry Cabral Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Crit Care 8:R137. 2004
    ..The etiology is due to indigo (blue) and indirubin (red) or to their mixture that becomes purple. A chain reaction begins in the gastrointestinal tract with tryptophan as described in the article...
  101. ncbi [Report of three cases of purple urine bag syndrome which occurred with a combination of both E. coli and M. morganii]
    H Matsuo
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Sasebo Chuo Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 67:487-90. 1993
    ..It is suggested that purple urine bag syndrome develops in a combination of E. coli and M. morganii besides P. stuartii...

Research Grants35

  1. Silver coatings to combat catheter associated infections
    Bruce Gibbins; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Clinical infections associated with urinary catheterization have been estimated to add more than $1000 to patient care...
  2. Synchrotron imaging of crystalline biofilms in urinary catheters
    Aaron I Packman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pathogen in urinary tract infections, and is particularly problematic in patients subject to long-term urinary catheterization. P...
  3. Producing micturition by combined afferent and effernet electrical stimulation
    Kenneth J Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. Bladder and Sphincter Control after Spinal Cord Injury
    Changfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our new approach also preserves the spinal reflex functions for bowel and sexual organ, and more importantly provides people with SCI the opportunity to benefit from advances in neural regeneration and repair techniques in the future. ..
  5. A safer urinary catheter design to reduce catheter trauma and infections
    BUZZY BONNEAU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Chitosan Endoluminal Hemostatic Dressing
    Hua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our long-term goal is to provide a safe, effective and convenient technique to treat and prevent the bleeding from prostatic surgeries. ..
  7. Infection Risk of Urinary Collection Strategies
    Sanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Millions of Americans undergo urinary catheterization annually...
  8. Treatment and/or Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections
    BARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..An agent to prevent and treat UTI that does not encourage microbial resistance would have a significant impact on public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. E. coli for prevention of Catheter UTI in SCI Patients
    BARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The candidate plans to combine her clinical background in infectious diseases with the mentored research preformed under this award in order to reduce the secondary infectious complications of mobility disorders. ..
  10. Clinical Investigation of E.coli Biofilm Formation in the Human Bladder
    BARBARA TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..No effective strategy exists to prevent CAUTI in persons who require ongoing catheter use. Identifying genes that are required to cause CAUTI will lead to new strategies to prevent this illness. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Resistant E.coli in Humans and Poultry
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Does the research address a current and compelling problem of antimicrobial resistance that is of high public health importance and for which research is needed? [yes]. ..
  12. ED Screening and Interventions for Hazardous Alcohol Use
    Brigitte Baumann; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The intent of this proposal is to join with 12 other participating EDs in a joint effort of SBIRT training and ED patient intervention. ..
  13. Real-time multiphoton microscopy of periprostatic tissue architecture
    Ashutosh K Tewari; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The dynamic, high-resolution optical images achieved could empower cancer surgeons to better distinguish tissue morphology during surgery, leading to improved functional outcomes and quality of life for their patients. ..
  14. Device use in Nursing Homes: Reducing Risk of Infection
    Lona Mody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Neurophysiology and Biomechanics of Urethra in Stress Urinary Incontinence
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is recognized as a high priority in the urologic/gynecologic care of SUI patients. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Bladder Pain Gene Therapy with Pro-opiomelanocortin cDNA
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This research project is important to provide a solid basis for potential future clinical application. ..
  17. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. AFFERENT PLASTICITY UNDERLYING URETHRAL AND PELVIC PAIN
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is recognized as a high priority in the urologic care of patients with IC/CPPS. ..
  19. Indomethacin and p38 Regulating AP-1 In Heat Shock
    Jacob Locke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Afferent modulation in bladde dysfunction
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract not provided ..
  21. GBS: Epidemiologic Characterization for Gene Discovery
    Betsy Foxman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A better understanding of the molecular epidemiology and the identification of new GBS virulence genes will facilitate the discover of new therapies and prevention strategies for GBS disease. ..
  22. Lower urinary tract dysfunction in Parkinson's disease
    Naoki Yoshimura; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This is a high priority in the urologic care of patients with Parkinson's disease. ..
  23. Oral and Vaginal Microbes, Human Genotype, and Preterm Birth
    Dawn P Misra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For this proposal we have the great advantage of exploring these hypotheses using already collected specimens and data as part of completed studies of preterm birth. ..
  24. Human Bladder Urothelial Cell Structure and Function in Bladder Hypersensation
    Toby C Chai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By accomplishing these aims, we hope to develop an understanding of the pathogenesis of hypersensory bladder conditions which ultimately can lead to targeted treatment options. ..
  25. Coating Reduces Encrustation on Urethral Stent
    Shih Horng Su; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ureteral stents equipped with the anti-encrustation coating will be compared to many similar products on the market in the aspect of encrustation severity. The data will guide future optimization. ..
  26. STRETCH-INDUCED CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 IN UROTHELIAL CELLs
    Stephen Nakada; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule
    Alan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research Network
    Toby Chai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goals of the University of Maryland clinical site are to maximize enrollment of IC patients into innovative clinical trials, maintain highest retention rates possible and acquire high quality data. ..
  30. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Effects of Stretch on IC and Normal Urothelia
    Toby Chai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..ATP may mediate nociception in the bladder. Urothelial stretch thus appears to be an important consideration in diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology of IC. ..
  33. A randomized trial of influenza vaccination of Hutterite children
    Mark Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We believe that the trial we propose will lead to important data that can inform policy on influenza immunization strategy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..