Utility of Indwelling Catheter in Orthopaedic Patients Receiving Spinal Anesthesia

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: December 8, 2011
Last updated: April 8, 2013
Last verified: April 2013
A study measuring utility of indwelling bladder catheter placement in orthopaedic surgical patients receiving spinal anesthesia. Study will track clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction and cost efficacy. Absence of indwelling bladder catheter may decrease urinary tract infection (UTI) incidence, increase patient satisfaction, and decrease cost burden without increasing postoperative urinary retention (POUR) incidence.

Condition Intervention
Total Joint Arthroplasty
Device: Foley Catheter

Study Type: Interventional

Further study details as provided by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics:

Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: No foley catheter
Active Comparator: Foley Catheter Device: Foley Catheter


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

Elective orthopaedic surgical patients of all ages undergoing lower extremity adult reconstructive surgery with spinal anesthesia will be interviewed.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients are excluded from the study preoperatively with a history of prostate or urological surgery, renal failure, previous documented POUR, current indwelling catheter, or acute UTI.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01577823

United States, Pennsylvania
Rothman Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01577823     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RIJPARU2011 
Study First Received: December 8, 2011
Last Updated: April 8, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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