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.