Towards the development of a catheter decision tool

The functional urology research group was awarded a ZonMw grant to perform a study that will lead to the development of a catheter decision tool. Five percent of the total expenditure on outpatient medical devices in the Netherlands is spent on catheters for clean intermittent catheterization. This puts intermittent catheters in the top four of highest expenditures on outpatient medical devices in the Netherlands. The current study, starting in December 2021, will identify catheter user satisfaction in the Dutch population and determine medical professionals’ view and behavior regarding prescribing clean intermittent catheterization as a last step before the development and validation of a catheter decision tool.

Jul 28, 2021