Utility of Indwelling Catheter in Orthopaedic Patients Receiving Spinal Anesthesia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 16, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 9, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Total Joint Arthroplasty Device: Foley Catheter Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: No foley catheter
Active Comparator: Foley Catheter Device: Foley Catheter

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

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 identifier (NCT number): NCT01577823

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

Responsible Party: Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Identifier: NCT01577823     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RIJPARU2011
First Posted: April 16, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013