PleurX Peritoneal Drainage System & Components

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Manufacturer: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Brand: PleurX

Consisting of an indwelling catheter and vacuum bottles, the PleurX™ system is designed to assist patients with managing pleural effusions and malignant ascites from home. This arrangement allows patients to drain fluid buildup in a safe and efficient manner and provides access to addition training and educational tools.

  • The system offers patients rapid symptom relief.
  • Infection rates are less than 3%.
  • Patients experience fewer hospital visits for paracentesis and thoracentesis.
  • 46% of patients have experienced Spontaneous pleurodesis.
  • The system is utilized by thoracic surgery, pulmonology, interventional pulmonology and interventional radiology specialists.

Features

Active vacuum technology eliminates the need for gravity to drain the fluids and allows the patient to complete the procedure without medical assistance.

A proprietary safety valve prevents both air and fluids from accidentally entering the catheter.

To reduce infection and support the catheter, the PleurX™ system adds a polyester cuff to the catheter to stimulate tissue ingrowth.

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Item # 50-7500B (500mL Bottle and Procedure Pack) and Item # 50-7510 (1000mL Bottle and Procedure Pack) are the two most frequently purchased products.

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Consisting of an indwelling catheter and vacuum bottles, the PleurX™ system is designed to assist patients with managing pleural effusions and malignant ascites from home. This arrangement allows patients to drain fluid buildup in a safe and efficient manner and provides access to addition training and educational tools.

How It Works

Once the catheter is implanted, typically after an outpatient procedure, the patient has the option of using the PleurX™ system to drain fluids periodically without visiting the hospital for a regular paracentesis or thoracentesis procedure.

With the catheter in place, the patient simply has to use a vacuum bottle to remove the fluids – a process that usually takes five to 15 minutes.

For chemical pleurodesis procedures, patients may also use the PleurX™ catheter in place of a chest tube to directly deliver talc or bleomycin to help control pleural effusion.

Nearly 20 years of clinical use and research published in 30 peer-reviewed journals support the PleurX™ system:

  • The system offers patients rapid symptom relief.
  • Infection rates are less than 3%.
  • Patients experience fewer hospital visits for paracentesis and thoracentesis.
  • 46% of patients have experienced Spontaneous pleurodesis.
  • The system is utilized by thoracic surgery, pulmonology, interventional pulmonology and interventional radiology specialists.

Features

Active vacuum technology eliminates the need for gravity to drain the fluids and allows the patient to complete the procedure without medical assistance.

A proprietary safety valve prevents both air and fluids from accidentally entering the catheter.

To reduce infection and support the catheter, the PleurX™ system adds a polyester cuff to the catheter to stimulate tissue ingrowth.

Product: 50-7700

Product: 50-9900

Product: 50-7000B

Product: 50-9000B

Product: 50-0075

Product: 50-0071

Product: 50-7500B

Product: 50-7510

Product: 50-7235

Product: 50-7245

Product: 50-7265

Product: 50-7262

Product: 50-7280

Product: 50-7290

Manufacturer

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)

Brand

PleurX

Volume

500mL, 1000mL

Product Details

PleurX 1000 mL Vacuum Bottle with Drainage Line, PleurX 500 mL Vacuum Bottle with Drainage Line, PleurX Drainage Kit with 1000 mL Vacuum Bottle and Procedure Pack, PleurX Drainage Kit with 500 mL Vacuum Bottle and Procedure Pack, PleurX Lockable Drainage Line, PleurX Lockable Drainage Line Kit, PleurX Procedure Pack, PleurX Replacement Valve Cap

Amount

Each, Box of 5, Box of 10

Billing Supported

No

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