Home vs. Office Foley Catheter Removal in Women With Voiding Difficulty Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the patient satisfaction with voiding assessment remotely after removal of Foley catheter at home by the patient or her caregiver compared to removal at the office by a healthcare provider in patients who have been diagnosed to have voiding difficulty after pelvic reconstructive surgery.


This research study is led by Dr. Keisha Jones.

Contact: Reva Kleppel, 413-794-2415

Participation details:

March 12, 2018
OB Gyn
Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women with post-operative voiding difficulty requiring catheterization after pelvic reconstructive surgery or surgery for urinary incontinency.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology fellow or attending physician may deem patients ineligible based on patients post-operative voiding trial.
Interventional (Clinical Trial), Randomized