Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Catheters

Researchers Develop New Coating To Reduce Pain And Risk Of Infection For Catheter Users

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters and other medical devices to significantly reduce pain and lower the risk of...

Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Bladder Management

https://youtu.be/rfEEZVbhzmE A spinal cord injury can affect nearly every bodily function. Changes in bladder habits are also common as the injury blocks messages coming to and from your brain preventing your body from knowing when...

Neuroscientists restore significant bladder control to 5 men with spinal cord injuries

In UCLA study, magnetic stimulation of lower spine eliminates need for catheter for up to 4 weeks More than 80 percent of the 250,000 Americans living with a spinal cord injury lose the ability to...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

New Health Videos Featured on the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation YouTube Channel

SHORT HILLS, N.J., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with paralysis, has created four new videos that feature...

Doctor re-examines evidence on UTIs in patients with spinal cord injury

People with spinal cord injuries rely on catheters to empty their bladder. When a well-respected publication concluded that catheters could be reused without an increased risk of infection, it didn't sit right with a...

The award-winning device that tells you when you need to pee

When you need to go, you need to go – unless you’re the type of person who has a hard time telling. Jihee Junn talks to the team behind wearable bladder sensor Uri-Go, winner...

What is a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the person cannot do things that they otherwise would have been able to do such as walking (mobility) or...

User-Friendly Urinary Catheter Designed by Quadriplegic Gets FDA Clearance

Adapta Medical, Inc. to Expand Catheter Product Line COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adapta Medical, Inc. has received FDA market release for the PerfIC Cath® intermittent touchless urinary catheter. The sterile catheter...

The Connected Catheter by Spinal Singularity

The world's first semi-permanent, minimally invasive, smart catheter system for Neurogenic Bladder. After Derek Herrera was paralyzed by a sniper in Afghanistan, he decided to start a company to improve quality of life for people living with paralysis.

Bladder Programs After a Spinal Cord Injury

Nerve damage to the bladder is a common side effects of having a spinal cord injury, other injury, surgical procedures, and several disease processes. Having a consistent bladder program reduces accidents, infections, and the...