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Industry should invest in novel urinary catheters

Industry should invest in novel urinary catheters

Prof.Mandy Fader at the University of Southampton argues that Urinary Catheters “should be a state of the art product,” but concludes in her column that “the lowly catheter has changed very little in the last 80 years”. And Prof Fader warns part of the problem lies with weak regulation, saying: “Unlike with new drugs, manufacturers […]
How bacteria nestle onto catheter surfaces 21 Mar 2017

How bacteria nestle onto catheter surfaces 21 Mar 2017

An important finding that highlights the importance of preventing the initial attachment of bacterial to the catheter surface. Urinary tract infections are the second most common reason for prescribing antibiotics. Yet, in times of increasing antibiotic resistance, the focus moves increasingly to finding alternative forms of treatment. For the prevention and therapy of E. coli […]
When hospitalisation gives you an infection…

When hospitalisation gives you an infection…

“The risk that a patient will develop a hospital acquired infection is hgh” but remarkedly higher when hospitalised in India A 2015 study finds that the rates of hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance were markedly higher in India than those reported by the CDC in the U.S. A large number of patients who go to […]
Urinary Catheters Market to Get Benefit from Growing Geriatric Population; Expected to Reach US$2.3

Urinary Catheters Market to Get Benefit from Growing Geriatric Population; Expected to Reach US$2.3

Rise in geriatric population along with increasing number of patients with urinary disorders is expected to boost demand for urinary catheters. The report forecasts growth of the global urinary catheters market at a CAGR of 5.1% during the period from 2014 to 2020. The report describes the market landscape and points out the key growth […]