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Study Comparing the DOVER Silver Foley Catheter to a Standard of Care Catheter and a Marketed Silver Coated Foley Catheter

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tyco Healthcare Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00203515
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 4, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to determine if the commercially available device called the DOVER™ Silver Foley catheter prevents infections of the urinary tract.

Condition Intervention
Urinary Tract Infections Device: Standard Latex Foley Catheter Device: Silver Coated Latex Foley Catheter

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study Comparing the DOVER Silver Foley Catheter to a Standard of Care Catheter and a Marketed Silver Coated Foley Catheter

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Further study details as provided by Tyco Healthcare Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Catheter associated urinary tract infection (UTI)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Catheter tolerance
  • Cost of care

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: January 2005
Primary Completion Date: March 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Over 1 million catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) occur annually in U.S. healthcare facilities and account for approximately 40% of the nosocomial infections. This investigation is a multi-center, blinded, prospective, randomized, controlled, parallel comparison of the intervention catheter (Tyco Healthcare DOVER Silver Foley catheter) to a usual care catheter and another commercially available silver-coated catheter. 1000 subjects total will be randomized at the multiple study centers.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is at least 18 years of age.
  • Subject is expected to be catheterized with a 14, 16 or 18 French Foley catheter for at least 72 hours.
  • Subject or his/her legally authorized representative is able to grant informed consent to participate in this investigation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who present with ongoing, active, symptomatic UTI.
  • Subjects with a known or suspected allergy to silver or silver compounds causing delayed hypersensitivity reactions or contact dermatitis.
  • Subjects with a known or suspected allergy to natural rubber latex or natural rubber latex compounds causing delayed hypersensitivity reactions or contact dermatitis.
  • Subjects known to be pregnant.
  • Prisoners.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00203515

Locations
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53705
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tyco Healthcare Group
Investigators
Study Director: Bethany A Quinn Tyco Healthcare Group/Kendall
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00203515     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 302.18
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 4, 2008

Keywords provided by Tyco Healthcare Group:
Urinary Catheterization

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Tract Infections
Infection
Urologic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 17, 2017