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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of a new developed catheter in comparison with an catheter on the market. The study is randomised.
Coloplast have developed a new intermittent catheters. In this investigation this new test catheter will be compared with SpeediCat by assessing discomfort and pain associated with catheterization of healthy men. The reason for choosing healthy men is that many catheter users do not have full feeling in their urethra and therefore can not assess the discomfort.
40 healthy men who are ≥ 18 years and have no signs of urinary tract infection and do not have abnormalities, disease or have had operational interventions in the urinary tract will be included. They are recruited through advertisements on the website www.forsoegsperson.dk.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Spinal Cord Injury
Intermittent catheter CP063CC, SpeediCath
Rigshospitalet, dep. 2112
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:01-0400
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Repair of the damaged neuron function after SPINAL CORD INJURY or SPINAL CORD DISEASES.
A syndrome associated with traumatic injury to the cervical or upper thoracic regions of the spinal cord characterized by weakness in the arms with relative sparing of the legs and variable sensory loss. This condition is associated with ischemia, hemorrhage, or necrosis involving the central portions of the spinal cord. Corticospinal fibers destined for the legs are spared due to their more external location in the spinal cord. This clinical pattern may emerge during recovery from spinal shock. Deficits may be transient or permanent.
Pathologic conditions which feature SPINAL CORD damage or dysfunction, including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord.
Reduced blood flow to the spinal cord which is supplied by the anterior spinal artery and the paired posterior spinal arteries. This condition may be associated with ARTERIOSCLEROSIS, trauma, emboli, diseases of the aorta, and other disorders. Prolonged ischemia may lead to INFARCTION of spinal cord tissue.
Ischemia or infarction of the spinal cord in the distribution of the anterior spinal artery, which supplies the ventral two-thirds of the spinal cord. This condition is usually associated with ATHEROSCLEROSIS of the aorta and may result from dissection of an AORTIC ANEURYSM or rarely dissection of the anterior spinal artery. Clinical features include weakness and loss of pain and temperature sensation below the level of injury, with relative sparing of position and vibratory sensation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1249-50)
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