Portex®

Pleural Catheters for Blunt Dissection

Designed to quickly establish non-operative pleural drainage for the relief of life-threatening chest conditions such as tension pneumothorax. Ideally suited for insertion by blunt dissection, as advocated by modern trauma and emergency management techniques.

Product Benefits
  • Kink-resistant smooth finish PVC
  • Radio-opaque line
  • Large smooth finish drainage eyes
  • Depth markings
  • Integral size-specific large bore and tapered connector
  • Specific pediatric connectors


Pleural Catheters for Blunt Dissection

Designed to quickly establish non-operative pleural drainage for the relief of life-threatening chest conditions such as tension pneumothorax. Ideally suited for insertion by blunt dissection, as advocated by modern trauma and emergency management techniques.

Product Benefits
  • Kink-resistant smooth finish PVC
  • Radio-opaque line
  • Large smooth finish drainage eyes
  • Depth markings
  • Integral size-specific large bore and tapered connector
  • Specific pediatric connectors


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    Pleural Catheters for Blunt Dissection

    * These marked items are made to order only, please contact Customer Services with regard to lead time.

    Reorder CodeSizeOD (mm)Length (mm)Connector Type
    200/802/240 *24 F7.92mm390mmAdult
    200/802/280 *28 F9.24mm390mmAdult
    200/802/320 *32 F10.56mm390mmAdult
    200/802/360 *36 F11.88mm390mmAdult
    Notes: Unless specified, reorder code relates to the Light Blue soft catheter.