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Coloplast Expands Its Luja™ Portfolio with Next Generation Catheter for Women

The female intermittent catheter enables complete bladder emptying in one free flow, aiming to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections.  Following the successful launch of Luja with Micro-hole Zone Technology, a next generation intermittent catheter for men, Coloplast is now launching Luja for women.  “So far, we have received great feedback on Luja for men in our product evaluations. Nearly all healthcare professionals would recommend the male catheter to their patients, and seven out of ten users feel confident that it empties their bladder completely without needing to reposition the catheter4,” says Nicolai Buhl, Executive Vice President of Innovation. Read more.

Source: Globe Newswire, May 14, 2024

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Coloplast Launches Male Catheter Designed to Reduce the Risk of Urinary Tract Infections

The new intermittent catheter Luja™ addresses important risk factors for urinary tract infections, a significant burden for people using intermittent catheters as well as healthcare systems as a whole. Urinary tract infections represent a significant challenge for people who use intermittent catheters to empty their bladder. This includes people living with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, or spina bifida. On average, intermittent catheter users have 2-3 urinary tract infections per year, which can lead to serious health complications, have a significant impact on quality of life, and result in hospitalisation, thereby putting pressure on local healthcare systems.  Read more.

Source: Yahoo News, February 2, 2023