Technology | March 10, 2011

New Catheter Available for Drainage Procedures

March 10, 2011 – A newly introduced catheter provides a superior answer for percutaneous fluid aspirations and small volume drainage procedures. The Drainer centesis catheter, from Vascular Solutions features large sideholes designed to prevent clogging and provide faster, more reliable drainage.

It is delivered over-the-needle, with the included echogenic needle providing enhanced visualization for accurate placement. It is available in 4, 5 or 6 French sizes, each with an effective length of 9 cm.

The sterile, single-use centesis catheter is available in the United States.

For more information: www.vascularsolutions.com

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