SUPRA-CATH
(Original Concept Design)
Urethral/Urinary Catheter
(Malfunctioning of the Current System)
BETTER FIT.
BETTER FUNCTION
PEACE OF MIND
.
WORLDS ONLY (TRUE) SUPRA-PUBIC CATHETER
Specifically designed to address the unique demands of the supra-pubic stoma.
Immobilizes and stabilizes your S/P cath for improved & optimal performance.
How can you expect your Catheter to function optimally, when its not being kept and held in its best operational positioning ?
Patented in 2008, The Supra-Cath Adaptor was created by a Med Surg/ I.C.U. Nurse, who recognized a common problem and obvious oversight
in a standard of use medical device when used in certain patient population; saw a solution and went above and beyond to maximize patient care.

This product has proved that it will substantially improve and change the daily lives of some 4-5 million people men, women and children worldwide that
because of disease or injury have to utilize this system of urinary elimination. The addition of this Supra-pubic adaptor can be applied to any standard
latex or silicone urinary or urethral catheter and it eliminates all the downfalls of the current outdated and inadequate system while reducing or
preventing further maladies these patients unfortunately have come to expect and ordinarily acquire with the current system; such as wound formation
and frequent Urinary tract infections,while providing its user added confidence, mobility, independence, interaction and comfort.

It has been deductively postulated and we have hopes that in resealing the bladder, the utilization of the Supra-Cath adaptor could also by all probability
even improve renal function health and longevity by returning the bladder back to its more natural and intended state of sterility and pressure.
[And as S/P populations are prone to frequent UTI's, { http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic-neurogenic-bladder },
and as several forms of Renal cancers are linked to those who suffer from Frequent UTI's,
{ http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-risk-factors }
it has been additionally postulated that the introduction and utilization of the Supra-Cath adaptor therefore could possibly result
in a decreased incidences of Urological/ Renal Cancer in these patients as well
].  

This website shows you the newest improvement to the standard Supra-Pubic Catheter system, that eliminates all the downfalls of the current system
and now gives the medical community an alternative to the present day flaw riddled system.  
The
myriad of advantages that the Supra-Cath system affords its users are indeed outstanding !  
WHAT IS A SUPRA-PUBIC CATHETER
A S/P catheter is used for drainage of urine from the bladder through a stoma (tunnel) just above the pubic bone on the lower abdomen, therefore bypassing
the urethra entirely. A Foley/ Urethral Catheter/ is inserted  through the pelvic wall, directly into the bladder for drainage of urine. The current system has many
disadvantages, and can cause life-changing adverse effects for the patients who have this medical procedure performed.

 Top Concerns for People/Patients with Supra-Pubic Bladders
1. LEAKAGE.
2. INFECTION OF THE BLADDER-{incidences of U.T.I.’s & urosepsis}   
3. ENLARGEMENT OF THE STOMA-{introduction of larger and larger bore catheters to hold the balloon in place}.
4. FORMATION OF WOUNDS-{wetness combined with pressure}.
5. COMPLICATIONS OR PROLONGED WOUND HEALING- {as dressings become saturated by urine}.
6.  ODOR OF URINE.
7. CONTAMINATION/INFECTION OF WOUNDS-{by organisms from urine}.
8. POSITIONING LIMITATIONS-{fear of leakage}.
9. FEAR OF PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVITIES, AND OR RECREATION.
10. DISTURBANCES IN BODY IMAGE-{patient comfort and confidence}
Ask yourself one question:
If you had to have a Supra-Pubic Catheter, which catheter would you Choose?
The Catheter is inserted directly into the bladder through the Supra-Pubic
area. The balloon on the catheter is then inflated within the bladder, and
then pulled snuggly to occlude the opening from the bladder to the stoma
tunnel. The Supra-Cath adaptor is now threaded down the length of the catheter
towards the balloon, securing and immobilizing the catheter at that point securing the
balloon under slight tension in its ideal location (similar to the way a gastrostomy tube
works), thusly creating a closed/ sealed system.
The Catheter is inserted directly into the bladder through the supra-
pubic area. The balloon on the catheter is then inflated within the
bladder, and then pulled snuggly to occlude the opening from the
bladder to the stomal tunnel. The problem with this system is that with
the rigidity and flexibility of a latex or silicone catheter and the weight of
the fluid filled balloon along with any slight movement of the patient or
catheter dislodges the balloon from it’s ideal location resulting inmalfunction.
Counter
Model 2007
The "Suction cup" shaped
balloon retention disc does
the job of a original disc
however in not contacting
the insertion site what so
ever, the cup design avoids
problems that
often originate at this
high risk area
.

This cup also provides
ventilation, protection and
visualization of the tissue
beneath the device, creating
a overall safer, dryer and
healthier environment
at the insertion site.
THE SUPRA-PUBIC SOLUTION

Do you want a
catheter that just
hangs there, left at
the mercy of
gravity and patient
movement?

Or

Do you want a
catheter that is
held or secured in
place /
immobilized in its
intended and most
operationally
functional
position?

The
Supra-Cath
Adaptor
positions, stabilizes
and immobilizes any
urinary catheter
being utilized for
supra-pubic
purposes.


An
Improvement
for All,
and Truly
Life-Changing
for some
.

The "Supra-Cath" Supra-Pubic Adaptor creates and maintains a  
physical barrier to leakage making it physically impossible for
fluid /urine to escape around the catheter and its balloon under
normal S/P conditions.
SUPRA-PUBIC POSITIONING ADAPTOR
BETTER FUNCTION