User-Friendly Urinary Catheter Gets FDA Clearance

Friday, October 7, 2016 General News J E 4
Adapta Medical, Inc. to Expand Catheter Product Line

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adapta Medical, Inc. has received FDA market release for the PerfIC Cath® intermittent touchless urinary catheter. The sterile catheter system was designed by J. Glen House, MD, a C7 quadriplegic with limited finger dexterity.

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FDA clearance for the PerfIC Cath® will result in Adapta expanding the PerfIC Cath® product line and launching the new mPower Cath series catheter product line. Both product lines feature hydrophilic and gel lubricants for straight and coude-tipped catheters. The PerfIC Cath® catheters have an attached urine collection bag while the mPower Cath products have a urine collection bag that is not attached to the catheter.

"The PerfIC Cath® catheter represents a significant advancement in intermittent catheter technology and is extremely easy to use, even with limited dexterity," said House. "It is designed for those with a spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, stroke, spina bifida or other conditions that require a catheter, but can be used easily by those with normal hand dexterity too. It is created for users by users." With a variety of patents, the catheters are truly unique and offer a new experience for catheter users.

Key features shared by the PerfIC Cath® and mPower Cath intermittent urinary catheters can be seen at and include:

  • An easy-open package, gripping device and unique sheath that makes self-cathing easy, even with limited dexterity
  • A patented gripping device and hydrophilic coating to ensure even and complete catheter lubrication with easy passage into the bladder
  • An introducer tip, which bypasses high levels of bacteria to reduce the risk of infection
  • A cleaner experience. The catheters are enclosed in a protective sheath that keeps fluid from touching the user, nearly eliminating mess and ensuring easy disposal

Adapta Medical is a privately-held company, founded in 2007 to improve catheter technology for all users. Adapta develops, manufactures and distributes single-use intermittent urinary catheter products in the U.S. - proud to be American made! Learn more about the PerfIC Cath® intermittent urinary catheter and other catheter products at

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Key Features of The PerfIC Cath Catheter

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