Does Straight Catheterization in Short Gynecologic Procedures Cause Bacteriuria?
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01926756|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2013 by Emily G. Parent, D.O., Abington Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : August 21, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Postoperative Bacteriuria||Procedure: Straight catheterization Procedure: No straight catheterization||Not Applicable|
The majority of research currently concentrates on indwelling catheters rather than one-time catheterization. Current practice at our institution in the gynecologic operating room is to perform a one time catheterization on patient's undergoing short procedures, yet it is unclear if this is a necessary intervention. If patients are asked to void immediately before their procedure it would eliminate the need for intra-operative catheterization and eliminate a potential source of infection.
The study is designed to determine whether routine catheterization prior to a minor OB/GYN procedure causes symptomatic or asymptomatic bacteria in the urine. Current practice is one-time catheterization of patients undergoing minor OB/GYN procedures prior to the beginning of the procedure. The investigators hypothesize that this causes asymptomatic or symptomatic bacteriuria.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Intraoperative One-Time Catheterization in Short Gynecologic Procedures and Its Potential Effect on Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Bacteriuria|
|Study Start Date :||July 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2014|
Straight catheterization (control)
The control arm is the current practice at our hospital (to perform straight catheterization for short procedures).
Procedure: Straight catheterization
Patient will receive the current standard practice of straight catheterization intraoperatively.
Active Comparator: No straight catheterization
The experimental arm will void preoperatively and will not be straight catheterized intraoperatively. This is a change from the current practice at our hospital.
Procedure: No straight catheterization
Patients will not be catheterized which is an experimental change from the current practice at our hospital.
- Postoperative Bacteriuria [ Time Frame: 2 -4 weeks ]Urine cultures are obtained preoperatively (baseline), immediately postoperatively and 2 to 4 weeks postoperatively.
- Subjective urinary tract discomfort [ Time Frame: 2-4 weeks postoperatively ]
- Symptomatic urinary tract infection [ Time Frame: 2-4 weeks ]
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|Contact: Victoria Myers, M.D.||email@example.com|
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Abington Memorial Hospital||Recruiting|
|Abington, Pennsylvania, United States, 19001|
|Contact: Emily Parent, D.O. 215-481-7663 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Joel Polin, M.D. 215-481-4211 JPolin@amh.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Emily G Parent, D.O.||Abington Memorial Hospital|