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LoFric studies

LoFric catheters are well-documented and clinically proven to reduce the risk of long-term complications. Below, you will find a number of studies supporting the effectiveness of LoFric intermittent catheters.

Find the documentation divided into subjects here:

Long Term Safety
Evidence on the long term use of hydrophilic catheters to reduce UTI and prevent urethral trauma.

Evidence on the low frequency of UTI with hydrophilic catheters (LoFric).

Evidence of risk-reduction for hematuria and urethral irritation with LoFric.

Evidence of lower insertion/withdrawal friction of hydrophilic coated catheters (LoFric).

Patient Preference
Study reports on high satisfaction rates with LoFric. 

Evidence of the preventative effects of intermittent self-dilatation (ISD) on stricture recurrence. 

Example on use of LoFric catheters for intravesical instillation. 

Evidence on the minimized environmental load with LoFric PVC-free POBE catheter material. and unchanged patient-perception and safety with this material.

Other studies