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Catheters, Wound, Drainage

Definition : Wound catheters designed to drain liquids and/or semisolids from a wound. These catheters consist of a flexible (e.g., plastic) perforated tube. Sometimes a larger superficial drain catheter is used in addition to a deep drain catheter. These catheters are mostly used to remove blood and other fluids from surgical wounds during a few postoperative days with the intent of preventing formation of a hematoma and promoting wound healing.

Entry Terms : "Drainage Catheters"

UMDC code : 18756

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Andersen Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

Andersen Products was founded in 1958. It began its medical business in Oyster Bay, New York in 1963 with the manufacture of a new design for a stomach tube. The need to sterilize these tubes led to the development of our Anprolene line of Ethylene Oxide sterilizers.

Merit Medical Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is a worldwide designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy.

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