Aspirators, Thoracic

Definition : Aspirators designed to provide suction for evacuation of gas, body fluids, or foreign materials that may accumulate between the lung and chest wall (i.e., pleural space). These aspirators typically consist of a powered low-vacuum (> 50 mm Hg) and high-volume (> 20 liter/min) pump; collection canisters; plastic tubes connecting the components each other; an overflow protection and/or bacteria filter; and suction tubing (e.g., tubes, catheters, cannulae). The devices can be line-or battery-powered, mobile or portable. Thoracic aspirators are intended to evacuate gas and body fluids after thoracic surgery, trauma in the chest, or after cardiac bypass surgery. They are used mainly when suction from a central vacuum system is not available or appropriate.

Entry Terms : "Thoracic Aspirators" , "Thoracic Suction Units" , "Aspirators, Pleural/Mediastinal" , "Pumps, Pleural Drainage" , "Pleural Drainage Pumps" , "Aspirators, Pleural Drainage"

UMDC code : 10218

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1-5 of 5 Match(es).

Allied Healthcare Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

Throughout our company's history we've challenged ourselves to develop products which affect the quality of human life in positive and lasting ways. We're proud to say that during the past 50+ years we've introduced a great variety of products contributing to the health or standard of living of our customers.

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.

GF Health Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

GF Health Products, Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of medical products, with 300 US-based employees, marketing our internationally recognized brands within 84 countries.

Ohio Medical Corp

Company Type: Parent

Ohio Medical has maintained a presence in the medical industry for well over 45 years under the brands of Ohio Medical, Ohmeda, Aeros-Instruments & Squire-Cogswell and is a leading worldwide supplier of medical vacuum and gas delivery and systems. Over these 45 years, Ohio Medical products have created a reputation as a manufacturer of clinically relevant and reliable products.

Wells Johnson Co

Company Type: Parent

The Wells Johnson Company has been at the forefront of the development and implementation of high quality aspiration and infiltration equipment into the medical marketplace since 1983.

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