HemoVac

HemoVac

 [he´mo-vak]
trademark for a portable wound suction device that is compressed to provide gentle suction; an internal spring slowly expands to create a negative suction pressure of approximately 45 mg Hg.
The HemoVac system. From Lammon et al., 1995.
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After bleeding control and placing a small hemovac drain, tissues were closed in layers.
2 (A) Placement of Hemovac drain through the umbilical incision (GelPort platform); (B) Umbilical incision post-single site platform R-LESS surgery (Intuitive Surgical).
Finalmente, en todos los casos se coloco un drenaje peritoneal modelo Hemovac EUA, marca Hauffman, el cual consistio en un tubo de silicon de % mm de diametro con un extremo fijo a un trocar punta cortante de forma curva y el extremo final de la sonda fenestrado.
Se coloca tubo hemovac para drenaje y se envia muestra a patologia.
8 618 150-1700 blood loss (mL) Hemovac (mL) 263 0-725 167.
With the Versatile 1 device, a single layer of gauze is placed over the wound, then a flat, silicone Hemovac drain is placed on the gauze over the maximum dimensions of the wound.
ENT surgeons request the DrainDuo for the Hemovac, but also order JP and TLS supports.
The Dale Drainage Bulb and G-Tube Holder securely holds 100cc Jackson-Pratt wound drainage bulbs; jejunostomy tubes; gastrostomy tubes and PEG tubes; balloon replacement G-tubes; and hemovac drains.
It is important to maintain suction with the hemovac to facilitate proper drainage.
Tubes reviews the most common types of tubes used to promote positive patient outcomes including: nasogastric, percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy, and endoscopic jejunostomy tubes; Jackson Pratt, Hemovac, and Penrose drains; wound vacuums; needle decompression devices; and chest tubes.