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Epidural Catheters Nylon

  • Manufactured from a Polyether block amide designed for clarity, strength and tactile feedback.
  • Available in various gauges with a choice of tip eye geometry.
  • Standard 1 cm catheter marking to facilitate accurate catheter positioning.
  • Distal tip mark to aid visual confirmation of complete catheter on removal.
  • Closer eyes tip eye geometry for even distribution of drugs, designed to reduce of multi-compartmental spread of local anesthetic following either misplacement of a catheter on insertion, or its subsequent migration1.

1 Collier, C.B., Gatt, S.P., A new epidural catheter. Closer eyes for safety? Anaesthesia 1993: 48; 803-806

Epidural Catheters Nylon

  • Manufactured from a Polyether block amide designed for clarity, strength and tactile feedback.
  • Available in various gauges with a choice of tip eye geometry.
  • Standard 1 cm catheter marking to facilitate accurate catheter positioning.
  • Distal tip mark to aid visual confirmation of complete catheter on removal.
  • Closer eyes tip eye geometry for even distribution of drugs, designed to reduce of multi-compartmental spread of local anesthetic following either misplacement of a catheter on insertion, or its subsequent migration1.

1 Collier, C.B., Gatt, S.P., A new epidural catheter. Closer eyes for safety? Anaesthesia 1993: 48; 803-806

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    Epidural Catheters Nylon

    Reorder Code Clear Catheter Type For use with needle gauge Length Catheter
    ID Label

    Catheter
    Guide

    Catheter
    Connector
    Internal Length
    External Length
    100/382/116CZ Closed End 3 Eyes 16G 915 mm



    0.55 mm
    1.03 mm
    100/382/816CZ
    3 Closer Eyes 16G 915 mm



    0.55 mm
    1.03 mm
    100/382/118CZ Closed End 3 Eyes 18G 915 mm



    0.45 mm
    0 83 mm
    100/382/818CZ 3 Closer Eyes 18G 915 mm



    0.45 mm
    0 83 mm
    100/382/019 Paediatric Open End 19G 650 mm



    0.38 mm
    0.63 mm
    Catheter size reflects the compatible epidural needle gauge. Supplied sterile in packs of 10
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