Rochester Medical Introduces Spirit™ Hydrocolloid Adhesive Sheath

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ:ROCM), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of silicone catheters for continence care, today announced its next generation of male external catheters with the launch of the Spirit™ Hydrocolloid Adhesive Sheath.

Spirit is the first and only male external catheter to combine the moisture-wicking properties of a hydrocolloid adhesive with the superior breathability of silicone.

Sarah Grinde, Vice President Development and Research, stated, "The benefits of hydrocolloids are well known in the clinical community. Rochester Medical's patent-pending hydrocolloid sheath is specially designed to wick away moisture which is then passed through the breathable silicone surface maximizing comfort and wear-time. These combined properties are extremely important for people who use these devices on a regular basis."

Additional product and ordering information is available by contacting Rochester Medical at 1-800-243-3315 or

For more than two decades, Rochester Medical Corporation has been developing, manufacturing, and marketing latex-free and phthalate-free disposable medical devices and catheters for urological and continence care applications. Made in the USA, with an environmentally conscious design, the all-silicone Spirit Hydrocolloid Adhesive Sheath is yet another example of the Company's commitment to providing innovative solutions to address the needs of patients, caregivers, and clinicians.

SOURCE Rochester Medical Corporation