Pleur-Evac

Pleur-Evac

 
trademark for a disposable underwater-seal unit designed for drainage of the pleural cavity; it has a graduated collection chamber, permitting immediate and accurate measurement of the amount of drainage from the pleural cavity via the chest tube.
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Now, we have the Pleur-Evac system and the even more convenient Heimlich valve that allows the patient to move about more freely.
Teleflex Medical recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Pleur-evac chest drainage product by unveiling [at NTI Atlanta] its baby sister--the new MINI Sahara, a smaller, more portable version of its Sahara unit.
Genzyme Surgical Products, a division of Genzyme Corporation, markets the Pleur-evac line of chest drainage systems.
For more than 30 years, the name Pleur-evac has been synonymous with chest drainage products.
In 1997, Genzyme introduced the Pleur-evac Sahara, the first chest drainage system to combine dry suction and dry seal technology.
The full line of Pleur-evac chest drainage products, the premier solution for thoracic, cardiovascular, trauma and critical care.
Arrow, Hudson RCI, Gibeck, Rusch, Sheridan, ISIS, HVT, ErgoPack, ARROWg+ard, Pleur-evac and Teleflex are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates.
Teleflex Medical recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Pleur-evac chest drainage product by unveiling its baby sister -- the new MINI Sahara, a smaller, more portable version of Teleflex Medical's Sahara unit.
I have used Pleur-evac Sahara chest drainage product exclusively over the last decade in more than over 7500 operations," states Robert James Cerfolio, MD, FACS, FCCP.
Forty years ago, the Pleur-evac chest drainage system introduced advanced fluid management technology that also included safety features that are taken for granted today.
Specific products included in the award are the Pleur-evac Sahara S-1100 dry series, Pleur-evac wet series and Pleur-evac high suction control series of products.
To learn more about Pleur-evac chest drainage systems, visit: http://teleflexmedical.