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Sharklet Catheter Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02669342
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : February 1, 2016
Last Update Posted : April 6, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dirk Lange, University of British Columbia

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to determine if the Sharklet catheter, with its unique coating, reduces infections in participants, when compared to a standard catheter.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Urinary Catheter Urinary Tract Infections Device: Radiance™ Clear Sharklet® Silicone Foley Catheter Device: Silicone Foley Catheter Phase 1

Detailed Description:
The aim of this study is to determine if the Sharklet catheter, with its unique coating, reduces infections in participants, when compared to a standard catheter.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 32 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Masking Description: Patients are not told which catheter is inserted at which time point until after they exit the study.
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial for the Early Clinical Experience and Evaluation of the Radiance Clear Sharklet Silicone Foley Catheter
Study Start Date : August 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Group A: Sharklet Catheter for 2 weeks first

Arm A will have catheters inserted according to the schedule below:

  1. Sharklet catheter inserted for 2 weeks
  2. Standard catheter inserted for 2 weeks
  3. Sharklet catheter inserted for 4 weeks
  4. Standard catheter inserted for 4 weeks
Device: Radiance™ Clear Sharklet® Silicone Foley Catheter
Device: Silicone Foley Catheter
Other Name: Standard of care

Active Comparator: Group B: Sharklet Catheter for 4 weeks first

Arm B will have catheters inserted according to the schedule below:

  1. Sharklet catheter inserted for 4 weeks
  2. Standard catheter inserted for 4 weeks
  3. Sharklet catheter inserted for 2 weeks
  4. Standard catheter inserted for 2 weeks
Device: Radiance™ Clear Sharklet® Silicone Foley Catheter
Device: Silicone Foley Catheter
Other Name: Standard of care




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Catheter scrapings examined for colonization/biofilm burden and compared to the urine screen collected from the participant (cfu/mL) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Determine if there will be less adherent bacteria/biofilm to the Sharklet catheter compared to the controls.

  2. Number of symptomatic Urinary tract infections (UTIs) determined by urine culture [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Determine number of symptomatic UTIs between the 2 groups as determined by urine culture.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Delay to symptomatic CA-SUTI [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Delay to symptomatic catheter-associated symptomatic urinary tract infection (CA-SUTI)

  2. Incidence of bacteria [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Incidence of bacteremia following CA-SUTI

  3. Incidence of Crustation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Incidence of catheter obstruction/encrustation requiring removal

  4. Incidence of Discomfort [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Incidence of significant discomfort/pain requiring removal

  5. Surface analysis of the type of bacteria found on each catheter [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Surface analysis (e.g., SEM) of removed catheters for qualitative assessment of bacterial colonization

  6. Surface analysis of the amount of encrustation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Surface analysis (e.g., SEM) of removed catheters for qualitative assessment of encrustation

  7. Surface analysis of the biofilm formation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Surface analysis (e.g., SEM) of removed catheters for qualitative assessment of biofilm formation



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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient requires a chronic indwelling Foley catheter for at least 14 days. Catheters will not remain indwelling greater than 30 days at a time
  • Patient is more than 19 years of age
  • Patient is able to give informed consent
  • Patient is able to attend follow-up sessions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is less than 19 years of age
  • Patient is pregnant
  • Patient with a known allergy to silicone
  • Patient has urinary tract anatomic abnormality that would prevent placement of a standard Foley catheter
  • Patient unable to accommodate the catheter
  • Patient has an active urinary tract infection (UTI) or other diagnosed infection that is untreated. Once the infection has been treated, the patient is eligible for study.
  • Patient currently taking (or expected to take) more than a single dose of antibiotics for prevention of other infections during the catheter indwell period
  • Patient has uncontrolled fecal incontinence (uncontrolled stool/poop passage)
  • Patient is unable to feel and/or communicate their symptoms
  • Informed consent is unable to be obtained
  • Patient is unable or unwilling to comply with the study follow-up schedule
  • Patient has a medical condition or disorder that would limit life expectancy to less than 30 days or that may cause non-compliance with the protocol or confound the data analysis
  • Any other reason that if in the opinion of the investigator would make the patient unsuitable for enrollment in the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02669342


Contacts
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Contact: Olga Arsovska 604-875-4111 ext 62421 olga.arsovska@ubc.ca

Locations
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Canada, British Columbia
The Stone Centre, VGH/UBC Recruiting
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1M9
Contact: Olga Arsovska    604-875-4111 ext 62421    olga.arsovska@ubc.ca   
Principal Investigator: Dirk Lange, PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Ben Chew, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Mark Nigro, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Alex Kavanagh, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Dirk Lange, PhD University of British Columbia

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Responsible Party: Dirk Lange, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02669342     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H15-03435
First Posted: February 1, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 6, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Dirk Lange, University of British Columbia:
Infection
Urinary Catheter
Sharklet

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Urinary Tract Infections
Infection
Urologic Diseases