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Urethrotech UCD®
New FDA-approved Catheter Innovation

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Video Training Resources

Product Demonstration

Step-by-step demonstration on how to prepare and use the UCD-catheter.

Easy solution

Clinical demonstration of using the UCD-catheter on a patient.
 

Guidewire Safety
A cystoscopic view shows that the UCD-guidewire doesn’t cause mucosal trauma even if it turns round on itself because of an obliterative urethral stricture.

Peer-reviewed Publications

World J Urol. 2019; 37(4): 595–600. DOI:10.1007/s00345-018-2

Safety & Effectiveness Study

First publication on the clinical safety and effectiveness using the Urethrotech UCD® in men undergoing cardiac surgery.

Int J Urol Nurs. 2020;1–7. DOI: 10.1111/ijun.12228

Nurse Practice Development

Difficult urethral catheterization cases can be safely and efficiently managed with the Urethrotech UCD® in Nurse-led catheter change and TWOC clinics.

Presentations at International Meetings

» BAUS 2019 «
“A new Urethral Catheterisation Device for safe urethral catheterization in difficult cases”

BAUS ePoster online library. Frost A. 06/26/19; 259494; P13-
Problematic urethral catheterisation may be painful and associated with complications. For the urologist it is a significant and time-consuming workload which can occur at any time of day or night. It is also associated with significant costs especially in an emergency situation. …

» AUA 2019 «
Managing difficult catheter placement in complex urethroplasty …

Problematic urethral catheterization before or immediately after complex genitourinary reconstructive surgery (GURS) can be a difficult scenario even for expert surgeons in an operation room environment. The reconstructed lower urinary tract may be tortuous such as in FTM-gender ..

» AUA 2019 «
Urologic Care for the Advanced Practice Provider Course

Int J Urol Nurs. 2020;1–7. DOI: 10.1111/ijun.12228
Oral Presentation: “Advanced Male Urethral Catheterization (AMUC) Course – Development and Implementation”

» EAUN 2019 «
Poster Presentation

Int J Urol Nurs. 2020;1–7. DOI: 10.1111/ijun.12228
“Incidence of difficult re-catheterization in Nurse-led Trial Without Catheter (TWOC) and catheter change clinics: Does the re-catheterization using a guide wire make a difference?”

» SCTS 2019 «
A New Urethral Catheterization Device to Solve Difficult Urethral Catheterization in Men Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Alessia Rossi, IHW Yim, Tamimi A, Mundy AR, Roberts N
Pre-operative difficult urethral catheterization is a significant risks of patient harm due to required peri-operative anticoagulation. This cohort study investigated the incidence of adverse events comparing standard Foley-catheterization and UCD-catheterization …

» BAUN 2018 «
Poster Presentation

Int J Urol Nurs. 2020;1–7. DOI: 10.1111/ijun.12228
“Incidence of difficult re-catheterization in Nurse-led Trial Without Catheter (TWOC) and catheter change clinics: Does re-catheterization using a guidewire make a difference?”

» EAUN 2018 «
Video Presentation

Int J Urol Nurs. 2020;1–7. DOI: 10.1111/ijun.12228
“Prevention of catheterization trauma by adopting a new Urethral Catheterisation Device (UCD)”

» BAUN 2018 «
Plenary Presentation

Int J Urol Nurs. 2020;1–7. DOI: 10.1111/ijun.12228
“Incidence of difficult re-catheterization in Nurse-led Trial Without Catheter (TWOC) and Catheter Change clinics: Does re-catheterization using a guidewire make a difference?”

» SIU 2017 «
Use of a new Urethral Catheterisation Device (UCD) to reduce the risks of urethral trauma due to urethral catheterisation

Up to 25% of hospitalised patients undergo routine urethral catheterization during their inpatient stay and approximately 0.3% will sustain iatrogenic urethral trauma during the catheter placement resulting in bleeding, false passage and stricture formation …

» BAUS 2017 «
Poster Presentation

Urethrotech has developed a ‘ready-to-use’ medical device for difficult urethral catheterization …
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