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Catheter Storage Solutions, Disinfection/Anticoagulant

Definition : Solutions formulated to fill catheter lumens when not in active use (i.e., catheter lock). These solutions help maintain patency, remove bacteria, and avoid clot formation. They usually contain a broad-spectrum antimicrobial (e.g., Taurolidine, gentamicin) or an anticoagulant such as citrate or heparin or a combination of both. Catheter-locking solutions are mainly used for central venous (frequently tunneled) catheters, especially for hemodialysis procedures and in some cancer treatments; they are mainly intended to avoid catheter related bacteremia, a serious blood infection. Alcohol solutions (e.g., ethyl or isopropyl alcohol) may be also used in some particular applications.

Entry Terms : "Anticoagulant Catheter Locking Solutions" , "Antimicrobial Catheter Lock Solutions" , "Antimicrobial Lock Solutions, Catheter" , "Catheter Lock Solutions" , "Catheter Lock/Flush Solutions" , "Catheter Locking Solutions" , "Catheter Patency Solutions" , "Disinfection Catheter Locking Solutions" , "Locking Solutions"

UMDC code : 28345

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CorMedix Inc

Company Type: Parent

Medical Components Inc

Company Type: Parent

Medcomp develops, manufactures, markets and supports cutting-edge vascular access devices and accessories to meet the clinical needs of the medical industry, particularly in the fields of interventional medicine and dialysis. Our company's engineering and applications expertise provides superior products whose progressive designs accommodate advances in medicine and whose quality anticipates the requirements of our professional clients and the patients they serve. Currently one of the world's largest manufacturers of dialysis and centrally terminating venous catheters, Medcomp is, and always has been, on the cutting edge of new vascular access device technologies.

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