Catheters, Vascular, Infusion, Midline

Definition : Infusion catheters designed for insertion in the peripheral vasculature (typically in the basilic or cephalic veins) that are long enough to advance and locate their distal tip in the proximal portion of the extremity (e.g., upper arm), so x-ray verification is not needed. The length of these catheters is typically 10 to 20 cm (4 to 8 inches), and they are usually made of silicone elastomers (silastics) or polyurethane. These catheters may be inserted using a variety of techniques such as using a breakaway needle introducer, through an over-the-needle catheter, or over a guidewire using the Seldinger technique. Midline infusion catheters are usually used for several-week-long (typically two to four weeks) indwelling periods, but may also be used for short terms. They are used for peripheral therapies needing greater hemodilution, usually for isoosmotic or near-isoosmotic solutions.

Entry Terms : "Catheters, Intravenous, Long-Term Indwelling" , "Midline Infusion Catheters"

UMDC code : 18638

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Access Scientific LLC

Company Type: Parent

Access Scientific, Inc. (ASI) is dedicated to establishing a new standard of over-wire vascular access by commercializing its proprietary WAND technology. Designed to provide the fastest, safest, simplest method of catheter insertion, The WAND enables clinicians to perform the Accelerated Seldinger Technique (AST).

BD

Company Type: Parent

BD is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public.

Harmac Medical Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

As a leader in the international contract medical device market, we provide our customers with leading edge, innovative engineering solutions, combined with reliable world class manufacturing and supply chain strategies. Our goal is to build long-term partnerships by creating mutually beneficial relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees within a framework of respect, integrity and teamwork.

Neo Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

The Neo-Magic line of vascular access devices and accessories are designed specifically for neonatal and pediatric patients.

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