At Coloplast, we understand the importance of finding the product that fits your needs. The right product solutions help you follow your bladder management routine, but not restrict you or limit you from certain activities or living the lifestyle you want. We offer a wide range of product solutions that make managing your condition easier and more convenient.
SpeediCath® intermittent catheters
Discretion… Performance… Quality
SpeediCath catheters offer both men & women:
– The first instantly ready-to-use catheter
– The first compact catheter
– The first all-in-one compact catheter and bag solution
The SpeediCath® catheter family is an innovative range of single-use, hydrophilic-coated catheters for intermittent catheterization. They are packaged in a sterile saline solution making them instantly ready-to- use.
SpeediCath® with Triple Action Coating Technology.
It consists of three strongly bonded elements, designed to protect the urethra in three ways: it stays bonded, stays smooth, and stays hydrated.
The coating plays an important role in protecting the urethra¹
But unfortunately, not all hydrophilic catheter coatings are the same. Some of the common pitfalls can be:
SpeediCath’s unique hydrophilic coating stays bonded during insertion and withdrawal due to a proprietary base-coat that is covalently bonded to the catheter surface for an even coating without dry spots.
SpeediCath’s unique hydrophilic coating stays smooth because the polymer top-coat enables excellent water absorption for low friction, smooth insertion and reduced discomfort compared to uncoated catheters.
SpeediCath’s unique hydrophilic coating stays hydrated with a special water-based solution that swells the coating and makes it instantly ready to use.
Quick Links & Resources
1. Stensballe J, Looms D, Nielsen PN, et al. Hydrophilic-coated catheters for intermittent catheterisation reduce urethral micro trauma: a prospective, randomised, participant-blinded, crossover study of three different types of catheters. Sponsored by Coloplast. EurUrol2005;48(6):978–83, n=49
2. Pascoe G, Clovis S. Evaluation of two coated catheters in intermittent self-catheterisation. Sponsored by Coloplast. Br J Nurs 2001; 10:325-329, n=27
3. Cardenas et al. Intermittent catheterization with a hydrophilic coated catheter delays urinary tract infections in actue spinal cord injury: a prospective randomized multicenter trial. Supported by Coloplast. American Academy of Physical Medicine. 2011; 3:408-417, n=224
4. Chartier-Kastler E, et al. A prospective, randomized, crossover, multicenter study comparing quality of life using compact versus standard catheters for intermittent self-catheterization. Supported by Coloplast. J Urol. 2013; 190: 942-977, n=125
5. Chartier-Kastler E, Denys P. Intermittent Catheterization with Hydrophilic Catheters as a Treatment of Chronic Urinary Neurogenic Urinary Retention. Funded by Coloplast. Neurourology and Urodynanmics. 2011; 30:21-31, n=109
6. Domurath et al. Clinical evaluation of a newly catheter (SpeediCath Compact Male) in men with spinal cord injury: residual urine and user evaluation. Funded by Coloplast. Spinal Cord. 2011; 49:817-821, n=37
7. Bagi et al. Safety of a new compact male intermittent catheter: randomized, cross-over, single blind study in healthy male volunteers. Supported by Coloplast. Uro Int. 2011; 86:179-184, n=28
8. Biering-Sorensen et al. Residual urine after intermittent catheterisation in females using two different catheters. Funded by Coloplast. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2007; 41(4):341-5, n=24