January 20, 2017 – Tampa General Study Finds Duette™ Lowers Infectious Risk
A recent study performed by researchers at Tampa General Hospital's neuroscience intensive care unit concluded that use of Duette™ urinary catheters, as opposed to traditional Foley catheters, has a lower infectious risk for those requiring indwelling bladder drainage.... Read More.
March 9th, 2016 – Duette™ Studies Demonstrate Reduction of “Foley Catheter Associated Adverse Events”, CAUTI
Patients and healthcare professionals using the Duette™ catheter have and continue to report dramatic reductions in the entire spectrum of “Foley catheter associated adverse events” including CAUTI, and they also reported increased comfort...... Read More.
September 11th, 2015 – How Foley Catheter Harms the Bladder: New Multimedia White Paper
A new multimedia white paper for clinicians outlines infection-control issues associated with the traditional Foley urinary catheter. Using text, clinical videos and photos taken insider the bladder, the clinical white paper is believed to be the first multimedia presentation of its kind on CAUTIs. It was authored by a urologist and critical care clinical nurse specialist.... Read More.
July 29th, 2015 – CAUTI Survey of Infection Control Experts Shows Shortcomings of Foley Catheter
Results of a national survey of infection control experts highlight the shortcomings of the widely used Foley urinary catheter. The new findings may help explain why catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) have become...... Read More.
June 23rd, 2015 – Innovative Duette Urinary Drainage System To Be Featured at APIC Annual Meeting
Poiesis Medical will showcase its groundbreaking Duette™ urinary drainage system at the upcoming APIC 2015 Annual Conference. Developed by a veteran urologist, the Duette is designed to replace the Foley urinary catheter.... Read More.
January 5th, 2015 – Press Release – 140 Patient Clinical Trial with Duette™ Shows no CAUTI
Using the newly designed and patented dual-balloon Duette™ catheter, two clinical trials totaling 140 patients in the acute setting demonstrated no CAUTI events.... Read More.