Dacron cuff

Dacron cuff

a sheath of Dacron surrounding an atrial or venous catheter to prevent accidental displacement.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
peritoneal catheters with two dacron cuff and a length of 57 cm - 10; - peritoneal catheters with two dacron cuff and a length of 62 cm - 10; - safety cap rp with povidone iodine - 8500 pcs.
A Tenckhoff catheter is a translucent silicone rubber tube with multiple drainage holes, a radiopaque stripe down its length, and a Dacron cuff.
The Dacron cuff revolutionized central venous access by significantly improving the longevity of catheter placement.
Unique to this device was the tunneling of a segment of catheter through the subcutaneous tissue of the anterior chest wall and an attached Dacron cuff to stimulate the growth of fibrous tissue.
A straight PD catheter is straight inside the body containing one or two Dacron cuffs or a disc to maintain proper tubing placement.
Ideally, burying the catheter allows for tissue ingrowth of the one or two Dacron cuffs (Payton & Kennedy, 2017).
Another goal of education is to encourage the Dacron cuffs to grow into the tissue with the least amount of stress.
The goal is to promote healing of the Dacron cuffs.
Schanzer, Kaplan, Bosch, Glabman, and Burrows (1986) wrote about their experiences with several types of double-lumen, silicon rubber catheters with Dacron cuffs.